June 23, 2016 |
An expanded PA CareerLink Center, the government-funded employment service, will be celebrated Tuesday in the Nueva Esperanza center at 4261 N. 5th Street in Philadelphia. Although CareerLink has been housed at the Nueva Esperanza for some time, the expanded center follows the "No Wrong Door" model of service delivery, offering help whether the job seeker is on public assistance, out of work, or changing jobs, and whether the request for help comes in person, through an agency or online.
April 19, 2016
Annmarie Hora has been hired as chief human-resources officer at Lourdes Health System, Camden. She had been a vice president of human resources at Virtua Health. Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. , parent of Bryn Mawr Trust Co. , has named Stephen M. Wellman as senior vice president and chief operating officer of the wealth-management division of the bank. He had been COO at Cipperman Compliance Services L.L.C. in Wayne. Julie H. Ketover has been hired as director of professional development at Marlton-based law firm Hyland Levin L.L.P.
April 10, 2016
On April 2, the Lourdes Health Foundation hosted its annual fund-raising gala and silent auction at Vie in Philadelphia. Lourdes Health Foundation is dedicated to advancing the mission of the Lourdes Health System, which is to change and save lives of those in need while treating mind, body, and spirit. More than 400 medical and business leaders were in attendance at the Lourdes Health Foundation gala, "The Dance - 2016 Copacabana. " Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, an auction, dinner, and dancing.
March 7, 2015 |
Lourdes Health System and St. Francis Medical Center, in Trenton, have merged their cardiothoracic surgery departments under the leadership of Art Martella, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, the two Catholic health-care organizations announced. The goal is not just to save money by combining ancillary services, but also to build a critical mass of procedures to improve quality through standardization. In another expansion of cooperation between Lourdes and St. Francis, nine St. Francis primary-care physicians will join Lourdes' LHS Health Network L.L.C., which has pay-for-performance contracts with Medicare and commercial insurers and covers 70,300 people.
February 14, 2015 |
Sister M. Elizabeth Corry, 91, a Franciscan nun who was president of Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden from 1969 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 1995, died Saturday, Feb. 7, at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in Allegany, N.Y., after a stroke. Alexander J. Hatala, president and CEO of the medical center's parent, Lourdes Health System, said in a statement, "She led the institution through critical periods of growth and change. "Simply put: Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center would not be here if it were not for Sister Elizabeth.
January 14, 2015 |
SISTER MARY of Lourdes made it all happen, the three straight national titles for Immaculata, the six straight appearances in the championship game, the fame, the glory, the memories that will never fade. Sister Mary of Lourdes made it all happen, the enshrinement in basketball's Hall of Fame, the Hollywood movie, the recent celebration of the first women's game in Madison Square Garden nearly 40 years ago, Immaculata vs. Queens. "Sister Mary of Lourdes made it all happen," Theresa Grentz said the other day. "She was president of Immaculata.
July 24, 2014 |
BARBARA Richardson could easily have earned a doctorate in the history of the Catholic Church and Tudor England. And, oh yes, murder. She loved her Catholic religion and the history of England in the romantic days of kings and queens, the Tudors, the War of the Roses and the like. And she loved to read about murder - true crime murder. Never fiction. "She was an extreme Catholic, and a true Anglophile," said her daughter, Kimberly Richardson. "She knew all the stories of saints and miracles, and the scandals.
November 22, 2013 |
Sister Josephine Mary Lyons, 84, an elementary-school teacher for 25 years, died Sunday, Nov. 17, of heart failure at McAuley Convent in Merion. Sister Josephine Mary attended St. Carthage School in West Philadelphia and graduated from West Catholic High School for Girls in 1947. She spent two years as a typist before entering the Sisters of Mercy in September 1949. She professed her vows in 1952. During a quarter-century as a teacher, Sister Josephine Mary taught every grade from first through seventh.
July 22, 2013 |
"ARE YOU SURE you want to see this?" asks Bernadette Bonacci, opening a bag holding the pornographic junk mail that's been arriving at her home since February. "It's disgusting. " She removes mailer after mailer of crude brochures, tucked inside plain envelopes marked "sexually oriented material. " They're illustrated with color photos of engorged male genitalia being ogled by wide-eyed, topless women (one of whom uses a ruler to measure a member that, honest to God, looks like a car part)
July 11, 2013 |
"No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. " - David Hume LAST WEEK the Vatican announced that a meeting of cardinals and bishops had ruled that the late Pope John Paul II was responsible for a second miracle, and thus the way was cleared for sainthood. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints decided that he had cured a woman from Costa Rica in 2011 after a panel of doctors apparently ruled that her recovery was otherwise inexplicable.