March 27, 2016

An Easter blessing for a season of rebirth and hope

In His great mercy, He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ - Peter 1:3. We at the Sisters of Charity Health System wish you a joyful Easter. This blessed season renews our spirit and inspires our work to address the unmet needs of many.
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March 25, 2016

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recognized for breastfeeding initiatives

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recently received the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies voluntary breastfeeding designation from the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health. The breastfeeding award recognizes maternity centers in Ohio that have taken steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization. [More]
March 22, 2016

Nashville songwriters event to benefit Healthy Learners

The annual Nashville Songwriters in the Round event benefiting Healthy Learners Georgetown is April 15. At this popular fundraising event, which is designed in the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, attendees can hear songwriters share the songs they’ve written for many of country’s music stars and the stories behind them. [More]
March 21, 2016

Mercy Medical Center presents local EMS with STEMI Cup award

The Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) at Mercy Medical Center recently presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time of seven minutes for the second half of 2015. [More]
March 20, 2016

Prayer for today - a reflection for Holy Week

As we begin Holy Week, let’s consider holiness itself. The major religions observe holy days or “high holy days” which remind the faithful that the ultimate goal of life is holiness—that everything in one’s life is ordered for the purpose of holiness. [More]
March 17, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Rosary Hall to host open house and celebration

Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting an open house and celebration April 1 from 4-6 p.m. to honor the legacy of Rosary Hall’s founder Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who passed away 50 years ago on April 1. Sister Ignatia’s cousin, Father Jim O’Donnell, will be joining the celebration. [More]
March 16, 2016

Mercy Medical Center transforming former lodge into medical facility

Mercy Medical Center is transforming the former Massillon Moose Lodge into an outpatient health care facility that will include an urgent-care center, lab facilities, physical therapy and more. [More]
March 13, 2016

Prayer for today - a reflection for the fifth week of Lent

“But with their patience worn out by the journey … ” - Numbers 21:4b. The journey of life tests me and wears out my patience. I must acknowledge this truth, because the experience is unavoidable. Life takes me to the limits of my abilities and competencies where I feel incompetent and incomplete at times. To be impatient is to encounter and challenge the illusion that things should go my way, that I should be self-reliant and in control of myself and my situation. [More]
March 11, 2016

Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead convener of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, which brings together many partners, including philanthropy, residents, community service providers and schools. [More]
March 10, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton funds program to help reduce infant mortality rate

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is funding a new pilot program that is designed to educate expectant mothers to help reduce the incidence of infant mortality. [More]

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