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Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP

Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP, S.T.D., is senior director, theology and sponsorship at the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). He counsels and assists sponsors and members of Catholic healthcare organizations in carrying out their canonical responsibilities for the health ministry of the Catholic Church and provides guidance for CEOs and boards regarding the distinctive roles of sponsorship and governance. He also works with Church leaders and bishops at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and at the Holy See on a range of issues involving health care, social justice, public policy and the Church.

Recent Videos by Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP

  • 21 Sept • Miserando atque eligendo

    Jesus had mercy for Matthew the tax collector, and so called Matthew to follow him. God has extended that same mercy to us, and so we are called to go out and extend it to others, showing them mercy and calling them to something better.
  • The Feast of the Transfiguration

    Jesus was Transfigured on the mountain in order to strengthen Peter, James, and John for the his death and the task that lied ahead of them. Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP breaks open the readings for the Feast of the Transfiguration to say that this vision should strengthen us all to face our own death and the death of those we love with realistic hope and faith.
  • 4 Aug • Listen anew

    A Word of Hope by Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP.
    Jesus was discounted by the people of Nazareth because he was too "familiar." Is Jesus' message too "familiar" to us or are we willing to listen to it anew?