February 12, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents ride along with Cleveland EMS

A group of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents gained a new perspective on patient care when they participated in a ride-along for five shifts with the Cleveland Emergency Medical Service (EMS). During the five shifts, residents experienced emergencies in residential neighborhoods, with the homeless, in apartments and even transitional housing. [More]
February 11, 2016

Prayer for 2016 World Day of the Sick

Today is the 2016 World Day of the Sick. The prayer for this special occasion comes from the Catholic Health Association of the United States. [More]
February 11, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina selects two college students for President’s Fellow Program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently selected two Benedict College students for its 2016 President’s Fellow Program. Created in 2015, the program gives African-American male college students the opportunity to use real-life experience to enhance their college career and their future professional opportunities. [More]
February 10, 2016

Prayer for today – a reflection on Ash Wednesday and the first week of Lent

“Return to me with your whole heart; … rend your hearts, not your garments.” Joel 2: 12-13. The words of the prophet Joel eloquently summarize the goal and the process of life—whole-hearted living that returns me to God. It may be painful, but a true change of the heart moves me closer to God and connects me with others. The encounter with God opens me to a deeper sense of humility and gratitude. [More]
February 7, 2016

Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina [More]
February 5, 2016

South Carolina Foundation Promotes Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter

Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter, has been promoted to the position of vice president of initiatives and public policy for the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. In her expanded role, she will develop and implement an advocacy agenda while convening key stakeholders to address needed changes in systems that impact families experiencing poverty statewide. [More]
February 2, 2016

Providence Hospitals Joins LifePoint Health

LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence will have access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. It also will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. [More]
February 1, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards more than $2 million through 157 grants in 2015

In 2015, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded more than $2 Million through 157 grants to recipients in all 46 South Carolina counties in the areas of health, education and social services. [More]
January 27, 2016

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event Sunday, January 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, dessert, cash bar, cork pull and many silent auction items. [More]
January 20, 2016

Catholic Community Connection annual report highlights a year of strategic activities

Catholic Community Connection, an organization dedicated to fostering collaboration among Catholic-sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living ministries in the Diocese of Cleveland, recently released its 2015 annual report. The report summarizes major activities Catholic Community Connection accomplished in four strategic areas over the past two years. [More]

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