December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]
December 3, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $74,700 to 35 Caritas Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded $74,700 in Caritas Grant funds to 35 non-profit and faith-based organizations meeting the immediate needs of the poor in South Carolina. [More]
December 2, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam helps open Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, participated in the recent grand opening ceremonies for the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. The center is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and health care. [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]
November 27, 2013

Sister Joanne Gross named new president of Catholic Community Connection

Catholic Community Connection has announced the appointment of Sister Joanne Gross, OSU, as its new president, replacing Leonard Calabrese, who is retiring. Sister Joanne brings a broad range of experience to this leadership position of Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living organizations. [More]
November 26, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina graduates 24 in 2013 ABLE Leader Bootcamp

On November 7, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Carolina Academy graduated 24 students from its ABLE Leader Bootcamp. The students came from all areas of the nonprofit sector in South Carolina. [More]
November 22, 2013

St. Vincent’s Center for Bariatric Surgery celebrates 14th annual graduation ceremony

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Center for Bariatric Surgery held its annual graduation ceremony in October. The celebration marked an opportunity for 66 patients to celebrate success with family and friends. [More]
November 21, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center presents “New Knee, New Life” to Northeast Ohio and beyond

Throughout the past several weeks, The Plain Dealer and have been working with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center on the series “New Knee, New Life.” The stories followed one patient’s journey through knee replacement surgery and recovery. The series began on October 25 on with an introduction to the patient, John Favaloro, and his journey to get a knee replacement with Dr. Lou Keppler, co-director of the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity. After a number of preliminary stories, the surgery took place November 19, and -- for the first time in Northeast Ohio -- participants were able to watch and interact via live video stream, Twitter and Instagram with the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center surgical team as they performed the total knee replacement. [More]
November 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center participates in national #GivingTuesday initiative December 3

Mercy Medical Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a grassroots campaign for a national day of giving on December 3 at the start of the annual holiday season. Mercy Medical Center is participating to support Mercy’s Mission POSSIBLE campaign. [More]
November 19, 2013

New Knee, New Life: Watch live video, chat during knee replacement at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Go inside the operating room this morning at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as 52-year-old John Favaloro undergoes knee replacement surgery. Watch live video of the surgery starting at 10:30 a.m., and follow along on Twitter, using the hashtags #newknee and #stvknee. [More]

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