March 30, 2012

Regina Health Center resident helps the lost find home - read the latest newsletter

When 37 of the Lost Boys of Sudan fled their war-torn homeland for Cleveland in 2001, Sister Mary Frances Harrington, CSJ, was there to welcome them with open arms and ensure Cleveland became their new home. Now 80 and an assisted-living resident at ReginaHealth Center, her schedule is as busy as ever... read more in the latest edition of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter. (see the link below to open a .PDF file of the newsletter) RHC12.1_SpringNews_FINAL.pdf (1.46 mb)
March 27, 2012

Getting Much-Needed Attention - Read the Latest Newsletter from Healthy Learners

Rhonda was concerned about her 4-year-old son, William, because he had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that caused him to have trouble focusing in school (4-year-old kindergarten). He also had multiple learning disabilities. Rhonda didn’t know what to do and felt overwhelmed because her family did not have health insurance and did not qualify for Medicaid. She was working 10-hour days making minimum wage and her husband also did not make much money. She asked William’... [More]
March 26, 2012

Sr. Ignatia Gavin to be Honored at 46th Annual Memorial Mass on March 31

The 46th Annual memorial Mass in honor of Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, will be held in St. Patrick’s Church, 3603 Bridge Avenue in Cleveland on March 31, 2012, at 6 p.m. When AA co-founder, Bill Wilson was told of this memorial Mass, he said, “What a wonderful way to pay tribute to those who came before us.” Sr. Ignatia worked with Dr. Bob and Bill W. in the founding days of Alcoholics Anonymous. She admitted patients to St. Thomas Hospital in Akron, Ohio, under Dr. Bob, that nee... [More]
March 23, 2012

Prayer for Today

Lord, take me where you want me to go,Let me meet who you want me to meet,Tell me what you want me to say,And… keep me out of your way.       - Mychal Judge, O.F.M.        Franciscan Friar who ministered to the first responders on 9/11 and lost his own life Lent provides a special opportunity to refresh the Spirit of God living within each of us. Traditionally, Lent is a preparation for Holy Week, during which we commemorate th... [More]
March 22, 2012

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Launches New Website and New Logo

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families recently introduced a new logo, which embodies the universal Christian symbol of the cross. It serves as a reminder that the center and local fatherhood programs are a beacon of hope for fathers and their families. The logo is shared with all members of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Along with the new logo, the center launched a new website, plus new websites for each of the local fatherhood programs.         ... [More]
March 21, 2012

Public Policy Team Meets with FTC Staff Members

Public policy team members of the Sisters of Charity Health System met via video conference and in person yesterday with three staff members of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On behalf of the Sisters of Charity employee family and those it serves, the ministry representatives learned more about the work of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and its resources. The bureau’s mission aligns with our ministries’ work to assist under-served populations. The FTC offers information to he... [More]
March 16, 2012

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Giesele Greene Speaks at High School “White Coat” Ceremony

Sisters of Charity Health System Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gisele Greene was the featured speaker at the class of 2015 “White Coat” celebration of achievement ceremony at the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine in February. Students in the class of 2015 received white coats that represented their decision to commit themselves to a field of study in science and medicine. The Cleveland School of Science and Medicine is a unique partnership between the Cleveland Metropolitan School... [More]
March 13, 2012

Prayer for Today

"Almighty God, from whom all thoughts of truth and peace proceed, kindle in the hearts of all people the true love of peace, and guide with Your pure and peaceable wisdom those who make decisions for the nations of the earth; that in tranquility Your kingdom may go forward,  till the earth be filled with the knowledge of Your love;  through Jesus Christ our Lord."    
March 12, 2012

"Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio" Book Available

The book, "Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio," celebrates the history, collaboration and current ministries of women religious in Northeast Ohio. The book was adapted from the local traveling exhibit “Progress & Promise,” which was created from the national “Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America” exhibit. To order a copy, please call Dave Kelly at 216-241-9300 or e-mail associate@socfcleveland.org. Donations of $10 per copy are suggested... [More]
March 8, 2012

Cleveland Mayor Says Economic Forecast Looking Brighter in State of the City Address

The Sisters of Charity Health System was pleased to be a supporting sponsor of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s State of the City Address today. Pictured with Mayor Jackson are (from left) Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO, Sr. Joan Gallagher, CSA, and Joanne Clark, St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation. For a copy of the mayor's speech in its entirety, visit the City of Cleveland's website. You can also&nbs... [More]

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