March 29, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the fifth week of Lent

“When Jesus saw Mary weeping and the others who had come with her weeping, he became perturbed and deeply troubled, and said, ‘Where have you laid him? ’They said to him, ‘Sir, come and see.’ And Jesus wept.” JOHN 11:33-35. On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the fifth week of Lent. [More]
March 28, 2020

Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, joins other faith-based leaders in promoting the census during 2020 Census Faith Communities Weekend of Action

This weekend, March 27-29, is the 2020 Census Faith Communities Weekend of Action. Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, shared a video message about the importance of the census and the vital role faith leaders can play in sharing information about the 2020 Census with congregants, members and community this weekend and beyond - and encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census now. [More]
March 22, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the fourth week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the fourth week of Lent. [More]
March 19, 2020

Health system shares concerns with Catholic Health World about Medicaid block grant proposal

While federal officials are pitching their proposal to offer block grants for Medicaid expansion funding as a way to give states more flexibility over their health care programs and expenses, the Catholic Health Association of the United States fears the change will ultimately mean less care and for fewer people. Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs for the Sisters of Charity Health System, told Catholic Health World, the association's publication, that the health system shares the concerns that the new block grant proposal could be the start of a wave of changes that erodes the safety net provided to low-income individuals and families by Medicaid. [More]
March 18, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina response to COVID-19

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is encouraging everyone to continue to financially support organizations as they deal with higher volumes due to school closings, lack of childcare, potential job losses and a myriad of other reasons, including unpredictable health challenges. [More]
March 15, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the third week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the third week of Lent. [More]
March 8, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the second week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the second week of Lent. [More]
March 1, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the first week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the first week of Lent. [More]
February 26, 2020

A prayer for Lent

On behalf of James Armour, senior vice president of mission & ministry at the Sisters of Charity Health System, we are pleased to present this prayer for Ash Wednesday, which marks the first day of Lent. [More]
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]

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