July 02, 2014 (DenverCatholicRegister) To foster the partnership between Catholic health care institutions and the Archdiocese of Denver, Archbishop Samuel Aquila announced the constitution of a new health care commission for the archdiocese.

“The commission will offer guidance, oversight and leadership in the area of Catholic health care,” according to a decree signed by Archbishop Aquila and Chancellor David Uebbing March 12, and ensure that Catholic identity is “treasured and cultivated.”

The commission will be chaired by Lynn Grandon, archbishop’s liaison for health care, program director of Catholic Charities’ Respect Life Resources and executive director of Lighthouse Women’s Center.

“Our role is going to be one of support, encouragement and education to the institutions and team members,” Grandon said, “to really reinforce Catholic medicine and the ‘why’s’ behind it.”  More…