April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 10, 2013

Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center sponsors brain function conference April 13

Mercy Medical Center’s Regional Rehabilitation Center is sponsoring a brain function conference, "The Executive Functions of the Brain & Higher-Order Cognition (Recent Findings & Ideas)," April 13 in Canton, Ohio. The conference, open to physicians, therapists and other health care professionals, is designed to provide the latest information regarding the structure of the brain, the anatomy of the skull and causes of brain problems.
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April 8, 2013

Prayer for today – World Health Day

Loving God, we ask for your care and protection of those who work to alleviate the suffering of our global brothers and sisters. By vocations and volunteers, the service of your people is accomplished through the work of each of these individuals. Bless their work so that it can affect real change in global health care. [More]
April 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System supports extending Medicaid

The Sisters of Charity Health System continues to strongly support extending Medicaid in Ohio and South Carolina. Expanding Medicaid coverage to newly eligible adults below 138% of the federal poverty level will cover an estimated 450,000 uninsured Ohioans and 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians. Add your voice in support of Medicaid expansion. [More]
April 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina dedicates new education center

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held a dedication and blessing ceremony March 25 for its new education center. More than 50 guests joined in the celebration. The education center is part of an initiative to improve the skills and abilities of nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. [More]
April 2, 2013

Mercy Medical Center now offers MRI-guided breast biopsy

Mercy Medical Center is now performing MRI-guided breast biopsies, which means Mercy can offer eligible patients in the Canton, Ohio, area the minimally invasive procedure closer to where they live. [More]
March 31, 2013

Prayer for today – a reflection on Easter Sunday

From the waters of the River Jordan to the baptismal waters of the Easter Sunday service, we have traversed the period of Lent once again. We have journeyed with Jesus from the dry wasteland—Jesus’s 40 days in the wilderness, where he faced hunger, thirst and temptation—to his glorious triumph over shame and death—the Resurrection. [More]
March 31, 2013

Easter message from Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA

Easter brings hope and joy each year. This season of renewal invites us to rejoice in the many wonderful works that have been done with God’s help in the communities we serve. Along with your support and friendship, Christ’s life gives us the courage to continue to address the unmet needs of many. We are grateful to share with you the ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System as we light the way to health and wellness for individuals, families and communities in Ohio and South Carolina. Together, may we extend the healing ministry of Jesus to all of God’s people. [More]
March 25, 2013

Register to win $5,000 for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families in the “Drive for Charity” event

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has an opportunity to receive a $5,000 donation through a Columbia car dealer’s Drive for Charity event. By registering for the Galeana Chrysler Jeep charity event, participants have a chance to win $1,000 for themselves and $5,000 for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
March 25, 2013

Prayer for today - a reflection on Palm Sunday

Washing one another’s feet, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked—here is the core of the sacrifice and the sacrament that Jesus modeled for all who would follow him. In the words of Richard of Chichister:

Merciful Friend, Brother, and Redeemer,
let me know you more clearly,
love you more dearly,
and follow you more nearly,
day by day.
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