U.S.-Canada Health Care Institutions Related to Branches of the Vincentian Family Ascension Health (the US’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system) Daughters of Charity Health System(California) St. Thomas Health Systems (Middle Tennessee) Daughters of Charity Services of Arkansas St. Vincent’s Health System (Alabama) Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans Seton Family of Hospitals (Texas) Daughters of Charity Services [...]
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“The elderly are not a problem, a market, a budget: They are real individuals, our own people, our ancestors, in due course — ourselves.” Australian Catholic News services headlines…Australian bishop warns: Don’t cut medical costs by targeting elderly Western nations must resist the pressure to “scapegoat, abandon, even kill, the elderly as a cost-cutting measure,” [...]
FoodFirst writes, “Walmart has decided to sell unlabeled, untested, Monsanto GMO sweet corn.” “Bt toxin works as an insecticide by disintegrating the lining of insects’ stomachs when they ingest the corn. What is this doing to the bodies of your customers who eat the corn? We don’t know, and without labeling, won’t know which corn [...]
Americans have been hitting the bottle…the water bottle, that is. Americans have mistakenly come to believe that water served in plastic is healthier than water out of the tap. (Actually, a governmewnt report shows that bottled water quality is less strictly regulated than tap). Per capita bottled water consumption has more than doubled in the [...]
Catholic-owned U.S. health systems “had significantly better quality performance” than investor-owned, for-profit systems, says a national study by Thomson Reuters as reported in the National Catholic Reporter. Related FAMVIN Posts:Sr. Carol Keehan DC “Something has to be fixed”Nazareth Sisters of Charity on the “outskirts”Ventures with special needs – Brs. of CharitySCN’s nurture Special Olympics winnerAwestruck [...]
Almost a billion people on the planet don’t have access to clean drinking water. Unsafe water and a lack of basic sanitation cause 80% of all disease and kill more people than all forms of violence, including war. And this is a concern of many members of the Vincentian Family. Click Read More to discover [...]
In the past 45 days, Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans has opened two health clinics in a city desperate for preventative care services. Its 24,000-square-foot facility in the former home of St. Cecilia School in the Bywater opened April 30 followed by the May 26 opening of the 30,000-square-foot health center according to [...]
St. Vincent’s Day Care Center Evansville earns national accreditation. Nazareth Home in Kentucky gains Excellence Award. Related FAMVIN Posts:New York's last Catholic hospital strugglesVincentian Family CalendarSystemic change challenges us to missionWYD Vincentian Family CatechesisVincentian Vocations on Pinterest
Strong storms have done severe damage to the Sisters of Charity (Nazareth) ministry of Rajgir, India. More than ninety children call Rajgir home. The Congregation is grateful there were no injuries but the children were shaken up. Sisters from other areas of India are travelling to Rajgir to help with recovery efforts. Related FAMVIN Posts:Student [...]
It was a red-letter day in the history of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at Metsimotlhabe, Botswana — the official opening of Pabalelong – Home of Love and Care — on the morning May 1. Around eight hundred people gathered. Related FAMVIN Posts:Sponsoring volunteers from Belize to Botswana to MontanaInsight – SCN AdvocacyNazareth Sisters [...]
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