Since 2011, The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) and the Avila Institute of Gerontology have been teaming up to offer webinars to the religious communities. The webinar topics are chosen by NRRO and AIG and reflect the needs and expressed interests of the religious communities. For more information about NRRO and the webinar series, please contact us.
Recorded on May 16, 2017
Forgiveness is a central message in the teaching of Jesus. It has been discovered that people who carry a lot of resentments, hurts and bitterness suffer
illnesses. Strained relationships, experiences and events require healing and one of the most effective strategies is to find healing through forgiveness.
As spiritual care agents, all are called to find paths for our brothers and sisters to healing and spiritual growth.
Br. Wayne J. Fitzpatrick, MM holds an M.A. Degree in Theology from the Maryknoll School of Theology, Maryknoll, NY and an M.S. Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University, Baltimore, MD.
He trained overseas in Guatemala, and served there from 1976 until 1979. In 1979 Brother Wayne took his Perpetual Oath to the Society and was assigned in 1981 to the Vocation Task Force for Recruitment in the United States. He was the first Brother ever elected to Maryknoll’s General Council and he was appointed Secretary General of the Society. In May 1995, he was appointed Interim Vocation Director and supervised the reorganization of the Society’s Vocation Office. In October 1996 Brother Wayne was reelected to the General Council at the Tenth General Chapter in Hong Kong and again named Secretary General. He has also been an active participant in the promotion of the Brotherhood vocation in the United States, working closely with the National Assembly of Religious Brothers serving as a member of their National Board from June 1985 to June 1988. Bro. Wayne is presently Managing Director of the Senior Care and Transition Services for the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. He also serves as the Assistant Regional Superior for the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in the U.S.
This Webinar Does not provide Continuing Education Hours.
Certificates of Attendance and Continuing Education are not available.
|February 13, 2018||Palliative Care: What It Is and How It Embodies Church Teaching||Archived Webinar|
|November 14, 2017||Medication Safety for Older Adults: Communication is the Key||Live Webinar|
|August 2017||Act Now to Impact Tomorrow: Investing in Your Workforce||Archived Webinar|
|February 14, 2017||The Future Shift of Dementia Research||Archived Webinar|
|November 2016||Living at Home – Thriving at Home||Archived Webinar|
|August 2016||Understanding Compulsive Hoarding||Archived Webinar|
|May 2016||Body, Mind and Soul: Creating Activity Programming for the Whole Person||Archived Webinar|
|February 2016||Becoming a Dementia Detective||Archived Webinar|
|August 2015||Caring for and Understanding Members in the Dying Process||Archived Webinar|
|May 2015||Get in the Habit of Living Well with Hearing Loss||Archived Webinar|
|February 2015||Interacting with Religious Members with Memory Impairment||Archived Webinar|