Msgr. Mark J. Merdian

About Msgr. Mark J. Merdian

Msgr. Mark J. Merdian is the vicar for health care for the Diocese of Peoria, a board member of the Illinois Catholic Health Association, and president of Peoria Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Illinois. He received his degree in moral theology with a concentration in medical ethics from Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Celiac Disease and Holy Communion: A Medical and Spiritual Dilemma

In this article, I hope to inform as many people as possible ... about the damaging spiritual and physical effects of celiac disease. And ... provide resources and pastoral recommendations for caring for individuals who may be unable to … [Read more...]