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Heart Sounds

12 Catholic Doctors

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Description:These stories of faith will fascinate, amuse, and inspire you. You get an intimate glimpse beneath the white coat into the heart of each physician. How have these doctors come to a profound faith amidst the pressures and temptations of our secular society, how have they tried to follow Jesus Christ not only in their work, but also in their personal lives?

"Heart Sounds" is a powerful reminder," says noted author and Catholic commentator, George Weigel, "that the Catholic physician's art is a vocation, not simply a career."

"During the surgery, the patient started decompensating. The anesthesiologist told us, "She's not going to make it. She needs more blood." In Ghana there is no blood bank. "Well," I said, "I'm O negative too." So we did a transfusion directly from me to her on the spot..."

"Dave really impressed me. It's kind of ironic that even though I was born Catholic, raised Catholic, went to Catholic high school, Catholic college and Catholic medical school, it wasn't until I got into the Air Force and met this truly devout Catholic doctor that I began to really understand what being a Catholic doctor meant..."

Product Details
Author:Janice Steinhagen
John Howland, M.D.
215 pages
5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
Published:August, 2010

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