March 17, 2014

A reflection for the second week of Lent

Relinquishment - For many, death makes life a cruel joke. Simone de Beauvior said as much in Force of Circumstance, her bittersweet memoir of hopes, projects, and loves doomed to extinction. Bertrand Russell, in his own weighty autobiography, said that the entire sweep of human aspiration and accomplishment was little more than a dust heap before the deterioration of society.
March 14, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free foot care at Homeless Stand Down

Medical residents and their directors from the podiatry department at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center volunteered their time and expertise at the 2014 Homeless Stand Down event in January in Cleveland. The caregivers provided foot and ankle screenings for more than 115 patients at the event. [More]
March 12, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina vice chair selected for Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative

Nexsen Pruet attorney and Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Vice Chair Rick Mendoza has been selected as a participant for the 7th Midlands Class of The Riley Institute at Furman Diversity Leaders Initiative. [More]
March 11, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosts live online Q&A with cardiologist

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently invited the public to participate in a live online conversation about heart health with Dr. Michael Koch, a board-certified cardiologist. The question-and-answer event took place on the hospital’s website and Facebook page, where people connected directly with Dr. Koch.
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 7, 2014

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Regina Health Center among best nursing homes

U.S. News and World Report again named Regina Health Center among the best nursing homes in the country with its highest overall rating of five stars. Regina Health Center also received the highest five-star rating for quality measures. [More]
March 6, 2014

New report highlights foundations’ efforts to sustain sister-affiliated ministries

A recently released study documents and assesses a 10-year initiative undertaken by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina to sustain the ministries of Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio and South Carolina. [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]
March 5, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families helps fathers remove barriers to the judicial system

A partnership between the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, South Carolina Legal Services and Pro Bono Net is helping parents quickly start or modify child support orders, which is improving access to justice for parents who otherwise could not afford an attorney. [More]
March 4, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina seeks diversity award nominees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is seeking nominations of organizations or individuals whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact in the state. The foundation’s Leadership in Diversity Award recognizes an individual or organization that illustrates exemplary performance in the area of diversity and inclusion.

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