• 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 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

  • 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

  • Mercy opens new, improved emergency department
    September 19, 2014
    Mercy Medical Center’s renovated emergency department is open for business. The two-year, $14.7 million project features more beds and specialized services to meet increasing demand, while improving patient flow and reducing waiting time. read more

  • Community gardens take root in Canton
    June 29, 2014
    More than a dozen community gardens have sprung up in city since 2013, thanks in part to a grant program through the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and Live Well Stark County. read more

  • Holy Cross gets $260k boost from Sisters of Charity
    May 30, 2014
    Holy Cross Academy Catholics Schools has received a $260,000 grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation. Monsignor Lewis I. Gaetano, Holy Cross president and CEO, said the three-year “capacity-building” grant will enable the system to aggressively increase its goals of more recruitment and enrollment, as well as developments in fundraising. read more

  • Richfield woman’s life weaves a tapestry of service
    May 15, 2014
    Richfield resident Mary Ann Roth said she sometimes feels her life is like the “Tapestry Poem” by Corrie Ten Boom: a tapestry God is weaving, where the dark and light threads are making a pattern that can only be discerned by him. But many of the seniors she has cared for in her nursing career at Regina Health Center might affirm her pattern of helping others is very apparent here on earth. read more

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Sisters of Charity Health System supports statewide mask mandate

On behalf of our Catholic health ministries in Ohio, the Sisters of Charity Health System shares our support for Governor Mike DeWine’s statewide mask mandate. Masks play a vital role in controlling the spread of COVID-19 and protecting life. Recently, we have joined with other Catholic health, human services and education ministries across the country to bring awareness to the importance of this vital issue through the #LoveThyNeighbor campaign.[More]

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