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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Workshop: Spirituality of HIV/AIDS Caregivers

Posted by Anonymous
On June 21, 2000, the Washington Theological Union will host a workshop on "The Spirituality of HIV/AIDS Caregivers", conducted by Fr. Don Reilly. Fr. Reilly is an Augustinian priest and runs Siloam Ministries in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop is... Read more »

Workshop: Spirituality of HIV/AIDS Caregivers

Posted by Anonymous
On June 21, 2000, the Washington Theological Union will host a workshop on "The Spirituality of HIV/AIDS Caregivers", conducted by Fr. Don Reilly. Fr. Reilly is an Augustinian priest and runs Siloam Ministries in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop is... Read more »

Spirited spiritual women living with HIV

Posted by Valerie257, 4 Replies
I know you're out there.
Lets find each other for a weekly support group in Manhattan/downtown Brooklyn.
Rather than a group leader, a weekly designated driver chosen/volunteering from among group members.
Time and place TBD, suggestions welcome.


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Spiritual Care Consultants (Chaplains) NYC

Posted by Anonymous
JOB available: Spiritual Care Consultants (Chaplains)

The Momentum Project, Inc.
322 Eighth Avenue, N.Y. 10001

Founded in 1985, The Momentum AIDS Project has become one of New York's largest and most important AIDS service agencies. Momentum has an... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Spiritual issues for HIV postive people

I am a graduate student at Virginia Commonwealth University studying women with HIV. I am looking for basic information about the spiritual issues for HIV infected people. I intend to work with people with HIV and AIDS after graduation and would...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
From my perspective, some of the spiritual issues for HIV infected people are:1) Creating and sustaining hope. Hope is a vital ingredient to life with HIV. Check out my early columns here at The Body for more information.2) Facing death. Even... Read more »

Spiritual Crisis over being gay/possibly having HIV

Father DeMartiniI am 23, and I have been going through a great deal of personal struggle lately. I have been fighting depression for years, and I have had numerous other problems in my life. Now, I am going through a possible HIV crisis in my...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend -- Thank you for your honest sharing. As I read your letter, I sense a deep longing for relationship and reconciliation. The good news is that your are looking for these in the right place! When we listen to the stories of Jesus about... Read more »

Spiritual Retreats

I'm looking for spiritual retreats for people with HIV/AIDS (in DC metropolitan area or in Miami Beach, FL). Can you help? Thanks.Tina Levin...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Tina, Thanks for your inquiry. I do have several personal referrals regarding retreat opportunities in these areas. If you are still interested, please contact me at ncan@sonic.net and I will be happy to give you names and phone numbers.... Read more »

Spiritual Issues

Two questions:How do you understand the sharpening of spiritual awareness in persons infected with HIV?andWhat are some of the core spiritual issues / problems that you've encountered among HIV+ people?Thanks very much,Rich...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Rich,Thank you for your very challenging questions. I am glad to share some observations from my own pastoral experience and invite others, especially those living with HIV, to "fill in the gaps".I understand the sharpening of... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Spirituality and Living With HIV

Health means more than just physical health, and healthy living means more than just caring for our bodies. Holistic health means taking care of ourselves not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually. A panel of people living with HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some African Spiritual, Cult Leaders Hindering Efforts to Curb HIV/AIDS, Conference Attendees Say

Spiritual and cult leaders who claim they can cure HIV/AIDS are hindering efforts to curb the spread of the disease in Africa, researchers and scientists who attended an HIV/AIDS international conference in Kisumu, Kenya, said recently, the East... Read more »
Being Alive

The Spiritual Lessons of HIV

Having HIV for 25 years is like traveling on a very long highway. It is not only studded with tollbooths charging exorbitant fees, but the gas stations are spaced so far apart that you barely make it from one to the next. At the end of the trip, you... Read more »
TheBody.com

A Longtime HIV Survivor on Public Health, Private Health and Spiritual Wellness

Jeffery A. Haskins was kept alive by some pretty toxic early HIV med regimens; now he's willing to try any of the several one-pill-a-day regimens available to help keep his viral load undetectable . As a long-term survivor, however, he's interested... Read more »