April 27, 2012
Two St. Vincent Charity Medical Center physicians will be honored at the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio (AMCNO) Annual Meeting Dinner and Awards Presentation on Friday, April 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland. Louis Keppler, M.D., co-director of St. Vincent Charity’s Spine and Orthopedic Institute, will receive the 2012 Clinician of the Year designation for his long-time devotion and service to his patients. The award was given in recognition that “Dr. Kepp... [More]
April 25, 2012
The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) recently named Mercy Medical Center as the recipient of the 2012 John Chapman Award for demonstrating exceptional environmental stewardship. Mercy was also one of 10 Ohio hospitals that received the 2012 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. OHA’s Environmental Leadership Council selected Mercy to receive the John Chapman Award from a group of 10 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award honorees who are recognized for promoting sound enviro... [More]
April 19, 2012
Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as general counsel for the Cleveland-based health system. [More]
April 16, 2012
More than 110,000 minority and medically underserved women in Northeast Ohio and across the nation now have new health resources through a landmark program that trains volunteers to provide breast cancer education and health care support in local communities. The Susan G. Komen Community Health Advisor program kicked off April 12 in Cleveland with a Komen Regional Breast Health Summit of influential health and community leaders. Sisters of Charity Health System Chief Medical Officer Giesele Gree... [More]
April 13, 2012
Spring is a metaphor for change. Some changes we eagerly await, and some we abhor.Some changes we plan and others arrive uninvited.
To all these changes we ask the gift of Your perspectivebeckoning us to expectation, hope and rebirth.
May the sunlight and the rain be reminders that You are at work renewing the earth.
As a God of renewal, You are ever at work in our lives, too. Open our eyes and lives to the needed changes in our lives this Spring. Awaken us to new life and perspective, for w... [More]
April 12, 2012
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland was the focus of a feature article in a recent education/health issue of Kaleidoscope Magazine. The magazine, which celebrates Cleveland’s rich cultural heritage and diversity, wrote about the foundation’s work to address the root causes of poverty in the four-page article. Please click on the link below to open a copy of the article.
SOCF.Kaleidoscope.pdf (858.83 kb)
April 6, 2012
May the glory of the Lord’s miracle strengthen your faith and renew your hope.May you rejoice in the triumph of the Lord, and may your life be blessedwith His love on Easter and always.
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hopethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead," -1 Peter 1:3
April 3, 2012
God, give us eyes to see the beauty of the Spring,
And to behold Your majesty in every living thing - And may we see in lacy leaves and every budding flower
The Hand that rules the universe with gentleness and power - And may this Easter grandeur that Spring lavishly impartsAwaken faded flowers of faith lying dormant in our hearts,And give us ears to hear, dear God the Springtime song of birdsWith messages more meaningful than man's often empty wordsTelling harried human beings who are lost in... [More]