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A Celebration and Transition

Dear Friends,  Thank you for your support through the years! Your generosity has enabled us to provide thousands of hours of training and support to hundreds of professional and lay spiritual caregivers. Moreover, these efforts have resulted in countless numbers ...
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A Celebration and Transition

We are very excited to announce that the University of Louisville Health Sciences Kornhauser Library will be taking over the Oates collection and continuing to offer virtual learning events for medical and spiritual care professionals. 

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You’re entering a unique global learning community for spiritual and pastoral care. Here, you’ll find colleagues, collaborators, and facilitators committed to exploring the integration of spirituality, psychology, medicine, and ethics. You’ll delve into relevant topical research. Learn practical strategies you can implement. And grow professionally and personally, earning continuing education credits.

For more than 20 years, the Oates Institute has offered thought provoking online seminars presented by facilitators who challenge and inspire, often leading discussions into new and uncharted areas as we collectively work to raise the standard of spiritual care. We invite you to explore our website and our offerings and see how you can bring new dimensions to the spiritual care you provide.