On Monday, April 8, St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Elliot Lake celebrated its 60th anniversary of serving the community’s health care needs. The anniversary event began with a Mass celebrated in the hospital chapel by Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie Marcel Damphousse and Father Tony Man-Son-hing, of Our Lady of Fatima Parish. They were joined by former St. Joseph’s General Hospital CEO Sister Sarah Quakenbush, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie; and by Greg Humbert representing Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario (CHSO).
Events & Postings
CHSO congratulates the recipients of the 2019 Living the Mission award
On May 28, 2019 twenty-five participants, from 8 CHSO-sponsored organizations, completed CHSO’s Mission Leadership Program.
Living the Mission award – Congratulations to Kirby Kranabetter!
The Catholic Health Alliance of Canada has produced a 1-page “Proclaim” statement to assist the 124 Catholic health organizations speak a common message about Catholic health care.
Father Frank Morrisey received the first CHSO Meritorious Award at CHSO’s Forum and Gala Dinner held on June 26th in Toronto. This honour recognizes extraordinary contributions by individuals that have had a significant impact on Catholic health care. Father Frank’s impact has been felt by CHSO and by Catholic health organizations across Canada and internationally. Congratulations!
August 2017 – Sister Nuala Kenny’s new book, Rediscovering the Art of Dying, is now available through Novalis. Read about how Jesus’ experience and our stories reveal a new vision of compassionate care. Please access the following link to order your copy: Rediscovering the Art of Dying
Catholic Health Care Responds to Greatest Needs – By John Ruetz, President & CEO
February 24, 2016 Correspondence from Mr. John Ruetz to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Robert Bell.
Catholic health care organizations have been an integral and essential dimension of the delivery of health care in Canada well before it became a country and in what is now the province of Ontario. A universally recognized characteristic of these organizations has been their mission and commitment to the most vulnerable members of Canadian society.