In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Misericordia University and the Elder Religious & Diocesan Priests (ERDP) Workshop Planning Committee are hosting a free webinar on June 18. The webinar will examine the three essential areas (mind, soul and body) for holistic care of the population of elder religious and diocesan priests in these unprecedented and challenging times.

Topics are: Strategies To Fight Depression, Anxiety And Social Isolation In A COVID-19 World; Pastoral and Spiritual Effects of Our Losses in a COVID Environment: Grief and Healing; and the wisdom of the body: teach us the connection between body, mind and soul.

The conference topics will be presented by David Hage, MSW, LCSW, ACSW and C-ASWCM. Br. Wayne J. Fitzpatrick, MM, MS, MA, C-GCM; Sr. Mary C. Hopkins, OP, MS, CRPS, CGT; and Dayna Larson-Hurst, RN, MSOD.

This free three-part webinar is public. To register, visit by June 15. Participants can register for one, two, or all three sessions. Meetings are held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Further information is available from Center for adult and further education at or by phone at 570-674-6161.

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