Philippines - Faith Unshaken in Sickness and in Health

In the battle against COVID-19, our priests are at the frontlines, too. The Jesuit chaplaincy in the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) fields three courageous priests that minister to healthcare workers and patients who number in the thousands. Our priests hear confessions, anoint the sick, and administer final rites at bedsides, right in the thick of the battle against the virus. As their work demands physical closeness with the victims of the disease, they are at great risk of also getting sick. Read more…