March 4, 2013

Prayer for today - a reflection on the third week of Lent

We can’t stay isolated in the wilderness forever. The wilderness is not a permanent condition but a preparation for what we are called to do in the name of God to relieve suffering in the world. Where there is pain, anguish, and distress, there also is potential for healing, joy and hope. [More]
March 1, 2013

New “Joseph’s Journey” e-newsletter issue features “ a little miracle” and more

Joseph’s Home helps homeless men heal and achieve independence, but it also impacts the lives of more than just residents. Jacob Dennis, a senior at Hawken School, spent several weeks visiting Joseph’s Home as part of a school class. He had the opportunity to entertain residents one afternoon when he brought his cello and played classical music with a former resident. Dennis detailed his experience in a paper titled “A Little Miracle.” His story and more are in the latest issue of the "Joseph’s Journey" newsletter
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February 28, 2013

Nashville Songwriters in the Round April 12 event to Benefit Healthy Learners

The third Nashville Songwriters in the Round event benefiting Healthy Learners is April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ocean Commons, in Pawleys, Island, South Carolina. In the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, songwriters share their songs written for many of country’s music stars and the stories behind them. [More]
February 27, 2013

Mercy Medical Center names new senior vice president and CFO

Mercy Medical Center announced that David K. Stewart has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1. [More]
February 25, 2013

Prayer for today - a reflection on the second week of Lent

Just as the wasteland symbolizes desolation of spirit, water symbolizes restoration and life. Jesus was baptized in the flowing waters of the River Jordan and was tempted in the hot, dry desert. Lent invites us to look within and to be aware of our desert places, our fears and our great thirst to be in the presence of God, now and forever. [More]
February 25, 2013

SPARK Races to Expand

As part of its Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant competition, the U. S. Department of Education awarded a grant of almost $70 million to the State of Ohio, to improve programs serving high-need young children and to carefully measure the results of these programs. [More]
February 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force

The vision of the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force is that one day there will be no traumatized children in Stark County. That’s a sizable goal that will take time to achieve. But until then, this singularly dedicated group is working to prevent trauma, identify it early and treat children affected by it. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton representatives have been involved with the task force since its inception. [More]
February 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton publishes latest issue of “Mission Matters” newsletter

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton continues to focus on early childhood needs and oral health. In the latest edition of its newsletter, "Mission Matters," the foundation discusses its work with the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force and more. [More]
February 21, 2013

Mercy Cancer Center nurse awarded “Best Mixed Media” in Lilly Oncology On Canvas National Art Competition

Jane Westfall, an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center, recently won a national award from the Lilly Oncology On Canvas competition in the "Best Mixed Media by a Family Member, Friend or Caregiver" category. She received a $1,000 donation in her name to the cancer-charity of her choice. She chose Mercy Cancer Center. [More]
February 19, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces Leadership in Diversity Award call for nominations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is looking for an organization whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact on South Carolina. The foundation is accepting nominations for its third annual Leadership in Diversity Award through April 30. [More]

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