March 14, 2013

We joyfully welcome Pope Francis

We joyfully welcome Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Rome, leader of the worldwide Catholic Church and successor of Saint Peter the Apostle. Our prayers and support are with our new Pope. [More]
March 11, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board visit three strategic grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board members recently visited College Summit and The Cooperative Ministry in Columbia, South Carolina, and the Lowcountry Food Bank in Charleston. The organizations are three of the foundation’s 2012 strategic grantees. [More]
March 11, 2013

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

There is no time of the Christian year that stories are more important than now, in Lent. In the words of Sister Juliana Casey, to contemplate the Gospels, “is to re-enter the event and become present to the grace and power it manifests.” There is no more powerful story than the Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through our rituals and traditions, through fasting and prayer and penitence, and doing good works, we become present to his grace and power. [More]
March 8, 2013

Health System Leaders Continue Call to Extend Medicaid

Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
March 8, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland names Erin McIntryre program officer for work with women religious

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland named Erin McIntryre a program officer for its work with Catholic women religious. As program officer, McIntyre directs the grantmaking at the foundation to support the ministries of Catholic women religious in Northeast Ohio. She also supports other programming and grantmaking efforts. Previously, McIntyre worked at the parent organization of the foundation, the Sisters of Charity Health System in the Department of Foundations, Outreach Ministries... [More]
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president receives leadership award

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Tom Keith received the Otis A. Corbitt Leadership and Community Service Award at the 35th Annual Cross Cultural Mental Health and Human Services Conference on March 2, 2013. The award is given for exemplary leadership in human services, community development and education. [More]
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Releases Research Brief: Latino Immigrant Families

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently released a research brief about Latino immigrant families in South Carolina. Statistics show that the Latino population in the state continues to grow significantly. The population grew from 95,076 in the 2000 census to 235,682 in the 2010 census which represents a 148% increase. The research brief addresses a broad range of issues and challenges facing the Latino population including health, education, economic hardship, family structure and legal matters. [More]
March 4, 2013

Prayer for today - a reflection on the third week of Lent

We can’t stay isolated in the wilderness forever. The wilderness is not a permanent condition but a preparation for what we are called to do in the name of God to relieve suffering in the world. Where there is pain, anguish, and distress, there also is potential for healing, joy and hope. [More]
March 1, 2013

New “Joseph’s Journey” e-newsletter issue features “ a little miracle” and more

Joseph’s Home helps homeless men heal and achieve independence, but it also impacts the lives of more than just residents. Jacob Dennis, a senior at Hawken School, spent several weeks visiting Joseph’s Home as part of a school class. He had the opportunity to entertain residents one afternoon when he brought his cello and played classical music with a former resident. Dennis detailed his experience in a paper titled “A Little Miracle.” His story and more are in the latest issue of the "Joseph’s Journey" newsletter
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February 28, 2013

Nashville Songwriters in the Round April 12 event to Benefit Healthy Learners

The third Nashville Songwriters in the Round event benefiting Healthy Learners is April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ocean Commons, in Pawleys, Island, South Carolina. In the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, songwriters share their songs written for many of country’s music stars and the stories behind them. [More]

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