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Blog Entries - April 2016

Blog: We are all homeless...

Posted on: April 13, 2016 5:00 pm
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by Sr. Nicole Marie Varnerin

I love to explore the outdoors. I bike, hike, meander in fields, and do whatever I can to be with God's creation. Since I moved to a new city in August, I am still exploring what nature has to offer in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. On one exploration, I found a roughly maintained nature trail which followed the bank of the river close to my house. I pushed my bike as far as it would go, sure that the trail would lead somewhere interesting. But soon enough I found myself in the middle of a bank of grass which dead ended into the side of a bridge overpass. I wondered why the path just abruptly stopped and soon realized the answer. I smelled campfire. And if I looked closely at the brush by the river I could see well worn paths and tops of tents... 

I had stumbled upon a camp of people experiencing homelessness! 

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Did you know...?

Posted on: April 8, 2016 2:00 pm
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Did you know...in the 1920s, Sister Mary Philomena was called upon to take charge of the fundraising for the building of a provincial house on Dixie Highway and organizing the St. Joseph Heights Home Association?

 

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Rain, rain don't go away!

Posted on: April 8, 2016 1:00 pm
Tags: Uganda,

Sr. Mary Janet Stamm and Sr. Mary Delrita Glaser were relieved to see clouds and rain in the forecast for Uganda this week. 

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St. Claire provides more than $20 million in community benefits

Posted on: April 4, 2016 1:00 pm
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St. Claire Regional Medical Center (SCR) provided $20.2 million in community benefits to its service region last year, according to its 2015 Community Benefit Report. “Community benefit activities are an integral part of St. Claire Regional’s mission and vision,” said Tom Lewis, St. Claire Foundation executive director. “They focus on collaboration and improving the health and well-being of our region in ways that go above and beyond what would be expected of any healthcare provider.”

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2016 Associate Covenant Ceremony

Posted on: April 4, 2016 8:40 am
Tags: Associates,

On April 3, 2016, ten individuals from the Diocese of Covington and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati made their covenant as Notre Dame Associates after having completed a year of formation, during which they came to a deeper appreciation of Notre Dame history, spirituality, charism, and ministry.

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