National Association of Catholic Nurses – Canada

We are here to support and strengthen your vocation

“Our work from its very inception had a religious character: that is, to help those who are suffering to carry their Cross, and through them to help Christ.”
Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska


Christmas Message 2022

In the weeks leading to Christmas, the daily Mass readings remind us of Our Blessed Mother’s total trust in God …

april 2023

fri07apr3:00 pmChaplet of Divine MercyZoom Prayer/Meeting

thu27apr7:00 pmFaith and Reason: Blessed Hanna ChrzanowskaMeeting/Lecture at Newman Centre, Toronto

Our Mission

Holy Trinity. Holy Spirit. Catholic Nurses Canada.

Emilia Gilmour (second from left) hosts board members who attended the NACN-C planning meeting on Oct. 14 2022. Left to right: Helen McGee, President; Emilia Gilmour, Treasurer; Dr. Freida Chavez, Past President; Dr. Louela Manankil-Rankin, President-elect; Dr. Jody Macdonald, Recording Secretary. Elizabeth Tanguay, Corresponding Secretary and several of our members, Fr. Tom Lynch, President of Priests for Life Canada, and Matthew Marquardt, Executive Director of St. Monica Institute, joined us virtually.

The National Association of Catholic Nurses – Canada [NACN-Canada] is established to support and strengthen the vocation of nurses and other health professionals within the apostolic tradition of the Catholic Church. It is a community that seeks the guidance of the Holy Spirit through an ever-wider involvement of health professionals who wish to align their practice with Catholic teaching. It holds that Catholic nurses and other health professionals practice their professions as a vocation anchored in the Word, nourished through the sacraments, and in personal witness to Christ, bearing testimony to Him by his or her life & professional practice.