“Seeing Human Dignity Through the Theology of the Body”

“The body, and only the body, is capable of making visible what is invisible: the spiritual and divine” — Pope St. John Paul II, Theology of the Body

Monday, October 18, 2021

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman | La Crosse
$10/ for students, teachers, and school administrators

Keynote Speaker – John M. Travaline, MD

  • Specialist in medical ethics, end-of-life care, and physician-patient communication.
  • Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Adjunct Professor of Catholic Studies.
  • Executive Editor, The Linacre Quarterly, official publication of the Catholic Medical Association.
  • Co-author of “The Theology of the Body and Modern Medicine” and co-editor of
    Catholic Witness in Health Care, Practicing Medicine in Truth and Love
  • Ordained Deacon for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 2012.


6:00 pm – White Mass celebrated by Bishop William Patrick Callahan – Annual celebration in which the faithful honor Catholic healthcare professionals
7:00 pm – Banquet
7:45 pm – Presentation


For more information: Christopher Ruff 608-791-0161
or Stephen Pavela, MD 608-788-5052

Register Today!

Registration Deadline October 11