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CHA is saddened by the murders of Sr. Paula Merrill and Sr. Margaret Held last week in Mississippi. Our prayers are will their families and religious communities, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and the School Sisters of St. Francis, as well as the many people to whom they brought needed health care.

FMOL Flood Relief ​

The Louisiana communities served by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System continue to grapple with a flooding disaster of historic scale. Many of the flood’s victims are health system team members, with estimates hovering around 30% of the system workforce directly affected. Guided by their mission to provide a healing and spiritual presence to one another and their communities, these team members continued to serve even as floodwaters rose. In addition to prayer, many have asked how they can provide direct support. To donate to the Franciscan Relief Fund established for Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady team members visit

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Welcoming the Stranger: Catholic Health Care and Immigration explains the rich history of Catholic health care’s commitment to and care for immigrants. Because care for immigrants is rooted in Church history and teaching, we are spiritually compelled to be in solidarity with them. 

CHA Job Board Postings

Title Facility/Location

Regional Director - Mission, Ethics, and Pastoral Care

St. Mary's Hospital
Jefferson City, Mo.

Priest-Pastoral Services

Mercy Hospital
Springfield, Mo.

Vice President, Mission

Covenant Health, Inc
Tewksbury, Mass.

Geriatric Care Manager

Archdiocese of Boston Pastoral Center
Braintree, Mass.

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