March 10, 2014

A reflection for the first week of Lent

Death by water. Or death for lack of it. Whichever, they may well symbolize our deepest dreads. The biblical story of the Great Flood, with its harrowing destruction, is generally believed to include early Mesopotamian accounts of wide disaster. But the Hebrew and Christian traditions interpret it in the context of history made intelligible by God. It had moral and spiritual import, not only for the people but for the person. [More]
March 5, 2014

Prayer for today - a reflection for Ash Wednesday

Although we rarely pay attention to it, a great paradox haunts our practices of Lent. We go through these six weeks every year fairly easily; yet if we stopped to reflect seriously on what’s going on, it would be a shock. To our liberated American souls, it might even seem like an earthquake. [More]
February 11, 2014

22nd Annual World Day of the Sick

February 11 is World Day of the Sick, an observation introduced by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses. The day coincides with the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes and is an important opportunity for those who serve in Catholic health ministry to reflect on caring for those who are sick as well as those who provide care to them. [More]
December 25, 2013

A reflection for Christmas

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a Christmas reflection. [More]
December 25, 2013

A Christmas greeting from the Sisters of Charity Health System

This Christmas season, the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrates more than 162 years of hope, faith and love set into action by our founding sisters. Every day, we are inspired by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, who in 1851 began an enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice that continues today. [More]
December 22, 2013

Reflection for the fourth week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the fourth week of Advent. [More]
December 15, 2013

Reflection for the third week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the third week of Advent. [More]
December 8, 2013

Reflection for the second week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the second week of Advent. [More]
December 1, 2013

Reflection for the first week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the first week of Advent. [More]
August 26, 2013

Prayer for today - The Treasure of the Poor

The poor have a treasure to offer precisely because they cannot return our favors. By not paying us for what we have done for them, they call us to inner freedom, selflessness, generosity and true care. [More]

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