PHNA - Geelong

Pastoral Healthcare Network Australia

is a not for profit Health Promotion Charity, providing Registered Nurses,Midwives & Health Ministry Associates

trained in spiritual & pastoral care to deliver:

• creative and relevant wellness activities

• health promotion information sessions

• consultations and health assessments

• education in spiritual care for health practitioners

• advocacy & referral

PHNA strives to be a Christ - centred organisation devoted to combining medical expertise with spiritual

and pastoral care within a ministry of holistic healing.

We exist to bridge the acknowledged gap in healthcare between science and spirituality.

In operation since 2005, PHNA is inspired by the charisms and works of some great Australian and international pioneers: St Mary McKillop, Caroline Chisholm, Blessed Catherine McAuley & Rev. Granger Westberg.

Locally, PHNA is supported by our patron, Sr. Carmel O’Dwyer and ambassadors, Fr Maurice Barry, Fr Vic Farrugia & Clara Geoghegan.

Board Members: 2019 / 2020: Maree Burn, Rod Bush, Leonie Rastas, Marg Armitage, Jacqui Dreessens, Maureen Zampatti, Christine Crowder & Rose Hoey

Pastoral Nurse Coordinator - Leonie Rastas e: ph 0408 217375

Coordinator of Volunteer Health and Ministry Associates –