To carry the torch of Western Natural Medicine as (1) a legacy and a continuation of monastic medicine of Christendom as a humanitarian benefit; (2) fostering the protection and recovery of human health; (3) recognizing such a campaign as an opportunity and with constructive programs, local hygienic and educational measures, and in direct ministries of healing, they will bring to bear an unparalleled influence upon this sphere of human goodness.
Aims and Objectives of the Church of Hope (SMOCH)
SMOCH is a Church of special and sacred ministry, called out for the specific purpose of benefiting mankind by service in vocation, with a special emphasis on life as a physician, healer, minister, deacon/deaconess (nurse), or working member of our community. As an ecumenical Order, membership is by application to both men and women who are healers or helpers, who want to learn about our sacred monastic medicines, and who wish to help suffering mankind by learning and advancing new skills in ecclesiastical medicine, apothecary, and nursing. Learn more...
SMOKH (Knights of Hope) are a part of the United Grand Priories of the Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.
SMOCH (Church of Hope) is a Missionary Diocese of the Iglesia Catolica del Oriente en Brasil, Latinoamérica y Caribe.
Ecclesiastical Province of the Eastern Chaldean Church in Brazil
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