St. Augustine Health Ministries is a not-for-profit organization that specializes in a variety of services, primarily for the chronically ill and aging. These services include home health care, long-term care, hospice care, assisted and independent living, home delivery meal services, and skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. In addition, St. Augustine also provides an early education…

In 2005 Holy Family Hospice in Parma, Ohio became a part of the St. Augustine Health Ministries, a family of community and residential services in the Diocese of Cleveland. Founded originally in 1956 by the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, New York, Holy Family Hospice was one of seven homes for individuals with incurable cancer. In…

For more than 60 years, Mount Alverna Village has provided compassionate, loving care for seniors. What began in 1953 as a large, singular facility rest home for the elderly on 24 picturesque acres in Parma, Ohio has been transformed into a beautiful retirement community. In 2005, Mount Alverna Villlage, increased its services by offering assisted…

Lighting the way for senior care. For Light of Hearts Villa, located in Bedford, Ohio, this assertion is not simply a tagline but rather a statement that permeates every aspect of the organization’s day-to-day operations. Founded in 1989 by the Vincentian Sisters of Charity, the spirit of the Villa is marked by the charism of…

For over 90 years, Catholic Charities Community Services of Summit County (CCCS/SC) has welcomed children and adults to grow in nature, community and spirit at Camp Christopher. Sponsored by the Diocese of Cleveland, Camp Christopher provides a wide range of experiences from residential camp to day camps, camp for children and adults with disabilities, leadership…

“Our national CEO said it best; where secular social service groups seek to create a program to serve the poor and disadvantaged, we are already in their living rooms.” These words by John Litten, Executive Director of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Cleveland, sum up the essence of the 151 year old organization….

“The philosophy of care for those with disabilities is changing across Ohio,” said Gina Kerman, Executive Director of Rose-Mary Center. “Rose-Mary Center sees this new direction as an opportunity to enhance the lives of the children and young adults in our care and allow them to become more independent and integrated members of the community.”…

Responding With Compassionate Care Ninety years ago a contingent of St. Joseph sisters from Germany arrived in the Diocese of Cleveland at the request of Bishop Schrembs. They settled on a plot of land in Euclid, Ohio and became the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Mark. Over the next nine decades they built their…

Ursuline College – Responding to the Needs In 1871, the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland recognized a need for furthering the education of women, and thus Ursuline College was established. The first women’s college in Ohio and one of the first in the United States, the Ursuline Sisters pioneered the way of higher learning for women….

Walking through the front doors of Regina Health Center, you are immediately faced with the stunning view of the chapel. Not only is the chapel central to the layout of the building, but it is central to the rhythm of life at Regina. Regina Health Center, located on the Mount Augustine Campus in Richfield Ohio,…

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