The Word Among Us

September 2022 Issue

Man of Medicine, Man of Prayer

The Story of St. Giuseppe Moscati

By: Claire Couche

Man of Medicine, Man of Prayer: The Story of St. Giuseppe Moscati by Claire Couche

A few years ago, I watched a documentary on television called The True Cost. It explained the devastating toll that the fashion industry takes on people and our planet, along with the vital importance of shopping ethically and sustainably. I was shaken to the core by what I learned. I realized for the first time that there were many lives behind the clothes I loved to wear.

That same week, I watched another film. This one was about St. Giuseppe Moscati, an Italian doctor who lived in the first half of the...


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