Sunday, June 23, 2024

Bishop Gainer Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Bishop Ronald Gainer, who is in a higher-risk category, received the first of two COVD-19 vaccines on Jan. 20 at Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill. He received the vaccine from Sister Mary Vu, SCC, RN.

“As a religious leader, I think by example I can say that this is important for everyone to do who can,” the bishop said. “Getting the vaccine is certainly important and morally good.”

Information about the Catholic Church’s teachings on the Moral Considerations of the COVID-19 vaccines is available here.

Chris Heisey, The Catholic Witness

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