February 20, 2020

Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, joins other faith-based leaders in Washington, D.C., to spread the word about the importance of the 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau convened faith-based leaders from across the country for the 2020 Census Interfaith Summit February 18 at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., to discuss the importance of encouraging members of their communities to respond to the 2020 Census. Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, was part of the panel discussion. Her message and those of other faith-based leaders were shared nationally on NPR. [More]
February 12, 2020

Catholic Health Association releases statements on Medicaid Healthy Adult Opportunity Demonstration and Public Charge Rule

The Sisters of Charity Health System stands with the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in strongly opposing two federal policies that will adversely impact access to health care for those who are most vulnerable—capped Medicaid funding and the public charge rule for immigrants. [More]
January 7, 2020

Ask Your Congressional Representatives to oppose cutting SNAP benefit levels

Proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would hit Northeast Ohio families particularly hard, according to statistics from the Center for Community Solutions (CCS). CCS found 41 percent of the state’s SNAP recipients would be affected by a federal proposal to remove states’ ability to calculate benefits based on local utility costs. Reducing the Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) starting this year could cost Cuyahoga County $21 million and Cleveland $13 million annually. That breaks down to a loss of about $45 a month for each SNAP recipient. Please urge Ohio Senators Brown and Portman and your representative in the U.S. House to oppose the proposed rule. [More]
January 6, 2020

Sisters of Charity Health System Names New Senior Vice President of Mission and Ministry

The Sisters of Charity Health System has named James Armour as senior vice president of mission and ministry. In this role, he will give leadership and oversight to mission and values across the health system. He will oversee programs and processes to ensure the decisions, policies and programs of the health system and all operating units are consistent with the mission, philosophy, faith obligations and values of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, as well as the elements of Catholic identity and the social teachings of the Catholic Church. [More]
December 25, 2019

Reflection for Christmas

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for Christmas. [More]
December 22, 2019

Reflection for the fourth week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the fourth week of Advent... Learning to Pause. [More]
December 20, 2019

Wishing you blessings full of love, joy and health

This Christmas season, the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrates more than 168 years of hope, faith and love set into action by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. Thank you for sharing in our mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus to all of God’s people. Wishing you blessings full of love, joy and health.

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December 15, 2019

Reflection for the third week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the second week of Advent... Be Grateful for John. [More]
December 8, 2019

Reflection for the second week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the second week of Advent... The Lord Is with You. [More]
December 1, 2019

Reflection for the first week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the first week of Advent. [More]

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