Catholic Medical Association White Mass & Reception

Sacred Heart of Jesus Guild, Rapid City Chapter
Wednesday, October 18, 2018 | 5:30pm Mass, Reception to follow

Holy Cross Chapel, Terra Sancta Retreat Center

Mass on the occasion of the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, patron saint of Physicians
Celebrated by Most Rev. Robert D. Gruss
Blessing of Physicians and Medical Personnel
Dedication of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Guild

Reception following

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and Guatemalan Coffee


George Ceremuga, II, DO, President of the SHJ Guild

Guest Speaker Bill Peterson, Executive Director of Friends of San Lucas

Bill Peterson is Executive Director of Friends of San Lucas, the stateside arm that supports the work of the Mission in San Lucas Toliman Guatemala, founded over 50 years ago by Fr. Greg Shaffer.  Before joining Friends of San Lucas Bill worked as a carpenter, teacher and minister serving both U.C.C. and Episcopal congregations as a lay person specializing in youth and social justice ministry.  Bill has been visiting Guatemala since 1998 and bringing groups to the Mission since 2008.   He is married with 5 adult children and lives with his wife, Emily, outside of Cannon Falls, MN on a small farm.

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