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...NOW THAT SISTER Clara is "retiring" from the former St. Joseph Hospital, the last vestige of what was a great Catholic hospital is going with her. Thank you, Sister Clara, for your wonderful care and Godspeed. THE LAST TIME the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/rants-raves
Resolution on contraceptive coverage getting closer for religious employers

...support of the mandate, tweeted in celebration and thanked those who supported her mission.Earlier this month, the Catholic Hospital Association also announced it would comply with the mandate in line with the accommodation.But the CHA and Georgetown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-23/resolution-contraceptive-covera
Trinity Hospital celebrates 60 years

...staff also surprised Sister Clara Vincent with cupcakes for her 84th birthday.Trinity, formerly St. Joseph, a Catholic hospital, now encompasses all faiths and has people on hand to cater to any spiritual needs, May said."The staff is highly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-16/trinity-hospital-celebrates-
Now she tells us

...bill "I would have never voted for the final version of the bill if I expected the Obama administration to force Catholic hospitals and Catholic colleges and Universities to pay for contraception."? Former U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, D-Pa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-02-15/now-she-tells-us
Health-care mandate is unhealthy for religious expression

...hospitals employ more than 750,000 workers. One in six U.S. patients ? regardless of faith ? are treated in Catholic hospitals.Church officials spent months imploring the Obama administration to grant Catholic caregivers an exemption to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-06-02/health-care-mand
Ceremony recognizes transition

...outdoor ceremony to commemorate the transition of the Catholic hospital from Ascension Health to Triad Hospitals Inc. and...Opened in 1952 by the order as the first private Catholic hospital in Augusta, more than 65,000 babies were born...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/20/met_101234.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver
Doctors support sale of hospital

...converting a nonprofit to for-profit, the sale must be reviewed and approved by the attorney general and, as a Roman Catholic hospital, must receive the blessing of the Vatican. Triad will pay $30 million, plus the net value of working capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/15/met_92589.shtml
Metro
Founding of hospital was community effort

...which led to the name change.After the bishop of the Savannah-Atlanta diocese announced plans in 1945 to build a Catholic hospital in Augusta, the community raised more than $333,000 in the late 1940s and early 1950s, according to Extending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/founding-hospital-was-community-effo
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Florida company may buy St. Joseph

...St. Joseph and Ascension are both Catholic health systems, and Health Management already manages seven former Catholic hospitals, according to the release. So far, the response from employees has been "positive," Dr. Lasser said. "Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/met_9834.shtml
Metro
Awaiting St. Joseph's fate

...a stalwart good neighbor they can count on when the going gets tough. Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic hospital system, announced Monday from its St. Louis headquarters that it was reviewing three harsh options for St. Joseph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/15/edi_456023.shtml
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