Monthly Archives: December 2019

December 15, 2019

Vatican to host interfaith meeting on end-of-life issues

Helping society move from a throwaway culture to “one that cares” is the goal of a Dec. 11-12 conference being co-organized by the Vatican.

“The sick and the elderly are considered people who have nothing left to offer,” said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the head of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life. (more…)

December 4, 2019

Fairview to cut staff, consider trims to hospitals: Workforce could shrink by 2%, and St. Joseph’s Hospital could be closed

Leaders of M Health Fairview disclosed Friday that the giant health care system will cut as much as 2% of its staff, the first of several potential changes for the newly branded organization that could include reduced operations at the Bethesda rehabilitation hospital and the potential closure of St. Joseph’s Hospital in downtown St. Paul.


December 4, 2019

Benedictine president/CEO Named One of Minnesota’s Most Powerful Leaders

For the second year in a row, Jerry Carley, Benedictine Health System president /CEO, is featured in the recently released 2019 issue of The Minnesota 500, The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Minnesota. This annual publication, produced by the publisher of Minnesota Monthly magazine, recognizes and celebrates Minnesota’s leading business executives across a variety of industries. Benedictine is one of the largest Catholic providers of senior care and living services in the United States. (more…)