In March 2017, the guest speaker for the Ethics & Medicine
talk was Fr. Robert McTeigue, SJ on the topic of "Spiritual Warfare for
"Moral Courage in Medicine"
Bishop Richard J. Malone
The CMA of Buffalo held its 2017 White Mass and Luncheon in
February for medical professionals & their families. It featured Mass at St.
Joseph's Cathedral followed by a luncheon at the Adam's Mark Hotel with
speaker Bishop J. Richard Malone on the topic "Moral Courage in Medicine".
"Barriers to Healing"
Presented by Fr.
Father Richard Zajac, Chaplain of the CMA
Buffalo, made a presentation after the 2016 White Mass entitled "Barriers to
Healing". Fr. Zajac, known in many circles as "Father Duke", has been a
staff chaplain at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo for many years. He
has written several books compiling inspirational stories from his
experiences called "Life Injections: Connecting Scripture to the Human
Experience", available from Amazon
Dr. Gloria Roetzer kicks off the luncheon with
introductory remarks about what is new in the Catholic Medical Association
of Buffalo as well as an overview of the recent National CMA Conference
whose theme was "Healing the Wounded Culture". She also announced that the
next national conference will be in October in Washington, DC and will be
themed "Virtuous Medicine: The Joy and Privilege of the Catholic Physician".
Zajac's Last Story
Father Richard Zajac, in his presentation after
the 2016 White Mass entitled "Barriers to Healing", offers one last story to
Ethics and Medicine Talks for 2016
Euthanasia & Physician Assisted Suicide
“DNR or Do Not Care”
CMA Buffalo's Ethics and Medicine Talk by Gloria Roetzer, MD on
Euthanasia & Physician Assisted Suicide entitled “DNR or Do Not Care”
presented on April 23, 2016.
"Physicians Who Were Canonized –
Models for Health Care Delivery"
CMA Buffalo's Ethics and Medicine Talk by Juliette
Stenz, MD presented on October 22, 2016.