February 28, 2016

Prayer for today – a reflection for the third week of Lent

“How often must I forgive?” Mt 18:21. At the heart of Jesus’s teaching and ministry there is forgiveness. For people who are involved in continuing Jesus’s ministry, forgiveness is essential. [More]
February 24, 2016

Mercy Medical Center teams up with Walsh University to provide free health screenings

Mercy Medical Center recently partnered with Walsh University to provide free health screenings and wellness information during the college's annual health fair for students, staff and faculty. The health fair attracted nearly 400 attendees. [More]
February 21, 2016

Prayer for today – a reflection for the second week of Lent

“This man welcomes sinners.” Luke 15:2 - The scribes and Pharisees intend this statement to be a condemnation of Jesus. Their sensibilities and theology are scandalized that Jesus is speaking to sinners and tax collectors. They believe that God punishes sinners. Jesus demonstrates an alternative way of seeing and responding to sinners. He welcomes them as an alternative to blaming, judging or punishing them. [More]
February 16, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free podiatry care to the homeless

A 10-member team of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry physicians, residents and students provided free foot care at the 25th Homeless Stand Down in January in Cleveland, which attracted 1,500 homeless men, women and children. [More]
February 15, 2016

Mercy Medical Center outreach team on medical mission in Dominican Republic

A team of physicians, nurses and a pharmacist from Mercy Medical Center left February 5 for a trip to the Dominican Republic to provide clinical and surgical care for those in need at Antonio Musa Hospital in San Pedro, which is the country’s poorest city. [More]
February 12, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents ride along with Cleveland EMS

A group of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents gained a new perspective on patient care when they participated in a ride-along for five shifts with the Cleveland Emergency Medical Service (EMS). During the five shifts, residents experienced emergencies in residential neighborhoods, with the homeless, in apartments and even transitional housing. [More]
February 11, 2016

Prayer for 2016 World Day of the Sick

Today is the 2016 World Day of the Sick. The prayer for this special occasion comes from the Catholic Health Association of the United States. [More]
February 11, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina selects two college students for President’s Fellow Program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently selected two Benedict College students for its 2016 President’s Fellow Program. Created in 2015, the program gives African-American male college students the opportunity to use real-life experience to enhance their college career and their future professional opportunities. [More]
February 10, 2016

Prayer for today – a reflection on Ash Wednesday and the first week of Lent

“Return to me with your whole heart; … rend your hearts, not your garments.” Joel 2: 12-13. The words of the prophet Joel eloquently summarize the goal and the process of life—whole-hearted living that returns me to God. It may be painful, but a true change of the heart moves me closer to God and connects me with others. The encounter with God opens me to a deeper sense of humility and gratitude. [More]
February 7, 2016

Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina [More]

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