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]
March 9, 2016

Student volunteers bring smiles to residents at Light of Hearts Villa

Light of Hearts Villa (LOHV) recently welcomed another group of volunteers from Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. Four to six students spend two evenings a month with residents at LOHV doing a variety of activities as part of the college’s service-learning program. [More]
March 8, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina releases phase one flood relief report

Following the devastating South Carolina floods in October, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina provided 24 flood relief grants totaling $100,350 to serve 19 of the hardest hit counties in South Carolina during its first response stage to the floods. [More]
March 7, 2016

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program to assist young parents

A new program called Parents On Point will provide support to pregnant and parenting teens and young adults in Horry County, South Carolina. It is being implemented by A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
March 6, 2016

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

“I saw water flowing.” -Ezekiel 47:1. The prophet Ezekiel experiences a vision of life-giving water flowing from the temple. With God leading, Ezekiel wades into the flowing water, and the water gets deep enough to swim in yet cannot be passed through. From the bank of the river he sees how the water from God makes all life flourish. In Ezekiel’s vision, flowing water becomes a metaphor for life. [More]
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]

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