Tag Archive: #mentalillness

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Posted on May 17, 2022
Meeting Mental Health with Grace Ministry Stigma is when someone views you in a negative way because you have a distinguishing characteristic or personal trait that’s thought to be, or actually is, a disadvantage (a negative stereotype). Unfortunately, negative attitudes [read more...]

St. Dymphna Novena

Posted on May 2, 2022
For nine days, join in praying the St. Dymphna novena for someone you may know who is affected by mental illness and for our community’s special intentions. St. Dymphna is the patroness of those who suffer from mental affliction. Her [read more...]

An evening of Prayer, Connection and Hope

Posted on November 9, 2021
The Archdiocesan Commission on Mental Illness Invites you to “Moving Forward in Hope,” An evening of prayer, connection and hope. Join us on Tuesday, November 23rd, 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Archdiocesan Commission on Mental Illness is pleased to offer Moving Forward in [read more...]

Podcast: Mental Illness and the Priesthood

Posted on August 5, 2021
An outstanding listen. Powerful and hopeful. Father Jacob Rouse (Mundelein Seminary ’18) joyously shares his journey to the priesthood, what being a priest means to him, and how he willingly accepts and carries his cross of mental illness in his [read more...]

Supporting Teen Suicide Survivors 

Posted on April 27, 2021
With teens currently stressed about school and removed from their social circles, this can be a trying time at home navigating change in schedule and being near family for long durations, especially, at an age they are growing in independence. [read more...]