December 13, 2019

News of the Diocese: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center lights up for Christmas

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center caregivers recently gathered in song and prayer to celebrate the Christmas season with a blessing and lighting ceremony for the 90-foot cascading tree of lights and campus light display.

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland wrote about the celebration. The text of the article is below or available here. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center lights up for Christmas

More than 100 St. Vincent Charity Medical Center caregivers and their families participated in the medical center’s Celebration of Lights on Dec. 6 at the hospital in downtown Cleveland. The Christmas holiday event was reinstituted for the first time since 2010.

After enjoying hot cocoa and cookies, the group moved outside to the front of the hospital where they were welcomed by Janice Murphy, SVCMC president and CEO.

The event included a performance from the St. Philip Church choir and prayer led by Sister Judith Ann Karma, CSA congregational leader. SVCMC is sponsored by the Sisters of Charity Health System.

The SVCMC campus is lit with 6,000 lights and features a 90-foot tree of blue and white lights cascading from the hospital roof.

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