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  • Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals announce plans to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake to UH
    August 31, 2015
    The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) have signed an agreement to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake to UH. The announcement follows a five-year agreement under which UH was the managing member of their co-ownership of the hospital. The agreement is expected to be finalized within 60 days, subject to regulatory review. St. John Medical Center is a 204-bed, full-service, nonprofit, acute care hospital providing comprehensive health care to residents of western Cuyahoga and eastern Lorain counties. The medical center, which has been co-owned by UH and SCHS since 1999, is a leading provider of Catholic health care. The legacy of Catholic health care at St. John Medical Center will be continued through a commitment by UH to be accountable to the Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland. UH leadership will work with the Bishop to create a mission and values committee to ensure that all of the vital components of the hospital’s Catholic identity continue. read more

  • Statement from Terrence Kessler: Sisters of Charity Health System signs letter of intent for Providence Hospitals to join LifePoint Health
    July 28, 2015
    We want you to be among the first to know that we, the Sisters of Charity Health System, have signed a letter of intent for Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina to be acquired by LifePoint Health. This is positive opportunity to strengthen Providence for the future and continue its growth as a health care leader in South Carolina. We are pleased that Providence will remain a Catholic health care provider as part of the Diocese of Charleston throughout and beyond this process. read more

  • CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS: Lowell Perry Jr. is new director of Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood
    June 12, 2015
    The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has hired Lowell Perry Jr. as the new director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood — a collaborative effort designed to elevate educational and development outcomes in the city’s Central neighborhood. read more

  • Catholic Health Association Installs Chairperson, Elects Vice-Chairperson and Trustees
    June 10, 2015
    Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Richfield, Ohio, has been installed as chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) for fiscal year 2015-2016. Sister Judith Ann also is chair of CSA Health System Ministries, the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System. read more

  • CATHOLIC HEALTH WORLD: In Times of Rapid Change, Ministry Find Strength in Unity
    June 08, 2015
    As we look today at the dramatic changes happening in health care delivery, we are grateful that more people have access to health care. In Catholic health care we have always had a broad holistic definition of health. Our belief in the dignity of the whole person, made in the image and likeness of God, leads everything we do and believe. Our goal is to care for physical healing, as well as the social, emotional, and spiritual. So, when we plan for population health management, our view is of the whole person. read more

  • CATHOLIC HEALTH WORLD: Board Leaders Highlight CHA Successes, Look Toward Further Progress
    June 08, 2015
    During a general session at the Catholic Health Assembly June 8, CHA's outgoing and incoming board chairs celebrated the significant role the association has played in improving health care access nationwide; and they described the important work ahead for the ministry to improve upon recent gains. read more

  • CATHOLIC HEALTH WORLD: Shadowing doctors who shine light on health care in Canton, Ohio
    April 09, 2015
    Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio, builds ties with community leaders by pairing them with a doctor or dentist for a day. The ministry of Cleveland's Sisters of Charity Health System held its fifth "Mercy Medical Experience Day" in February this year. read more

  • Vintage St. Vincent Charity photos: A look back as the hospital marks 150th anniversary
    February 26, 2015
    Founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in 1865, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is celebrating its 150th anniversary throughout 2015 with a number of special events. St. Vincent Charity, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is the oldest private hospital in Cleveland. read more

  • Sisters of Charity Health System Assumes Full Ownership of Light of Hearts Villa
    December 22, 2014
    The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) will become the sole sponsors of Light of Hearts Villa, a senior living facility previously jointly owned by SCHS and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, as of December 31, 2014. read more

  • Leppard: 40 years of world-class cardiac surgery
    December 17, 2014
    Providence Hospitals thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon Mac Leppard, M.D., discusses the advancements the hospital has made in cardiac surgery over the past 40 years. read more

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Fall Fest 2015
The annual Light of Hearts Villa Fall Fest is Sunday, October 11 to raise funds for the Sister Helen Scasny, SC Benevolent Fund. The event includes dinner, a homemade bakery, raffles, a craft fair and a pumpkin patch.
10/11/2015 - 10/11/2015 »

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament
Healthy Learners is celebrating the 16th year of the Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer Wednesday, October 21, at the Ft. Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina.
10/21/2015 - 10/21/2015 »

Mercy Service League "Ignite the Night" Harvest Ball
Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will hold its annual Harvest Ball Saturday, October 24, 2015, in Canton with a new theme, "Ignite the Night!"
10/24/2015 - 10/24/2015 »

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Catholic Community Connection launches new website

Catholic Community Connection, which fosters collaboration among Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living ministries in the Diocese of Cleveland, launched its newly redesigned website today. The site offers a clean design, robust content and represents the new direction Catholic Community Connection has taken over the past year in an effort to further its collaborative work and fulfill its strategic goals.[More]

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $129,500 to 10 Community Enrichment Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded 10 Community Enrichment grants totaling $129,500, bringing the total amount of enrichment grants to $344,078.52 for the year. The grants process is designed to provide financial support to organizations whose services go beyond meeting basic needs and will help lift people out of poverty.[More]

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Light of Hearts Villa to host Fall Fest

Light of Hearts Villa is hosting its 26th annual Fall Fest fundraising event this Sunday, October 11, from noon to 5 p.m. where hundreds of supporters, residents and their families will come for dinner and more to raise funds for the Sister Helen Scasny, SC Benevolent Fund.[More]

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Mercy Development Foundation honors retired Diebold executive with St. Augustine Award for distinguished service

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Development Foundation awarded Robert W. Mahoney its highest honor, the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service, during its recent Founders Day Donor Recognition event. The award recognizes an individual whose leadership and vision has impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center.[More]

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families enables another fatherhood success story

Bruce Simmons was unemployed and had newborn twins to support, as well as children that did not live in his home. For help in finding a job and being an active part of his children’s lives, he turned to the Father to Father Project, 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]

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