Prince of Wales says spiritual care can help healing process

He called for health care providers to “reintroduce” patients to “mind, body and spirit” in order to aid their recovery.

The Prince said it was one of the “great tragedies” of the modern world it that it has become so “fragmented”, leaving people feeling as though they are apart from nature.

The heir to the throne, who is a long-standing supporter of complementary and alternative medicine, made his comments on Friday morning after meeting ordinands at St Mellitus College, London’s newest Anglican theological training institution.

Discussing the trainee priests’ decision to go into the church, the Prince said: “It would seem in today’s world that this was a frightfully unfashionable thing to do, but ladies and gentleman, you are, in some extraordinary way, bucking the trend.” More

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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