VITALITY ATTENDS HISPANIC FAMILY CENTER OF NEW JERSEY’S ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR

On June 10, 2016, representatives from Vitality Catholic Healthcare Services attended the Hispanic Family Center of New Jersey’s Annual Community Health Fair and Concert, at 29th and Federal Streets in Camden. Mimi Schaible, RN, MSN, Director of Care Coordination & Consultation and Natasha Sauls, Call Center Coordinator, provided literature in...

Continue reading

SENIOR CENTER GETS CREATIVE

On Thursday, June 2nd, the seniors from St. Peter’s Senior Center in Merchantville, had a “Greeting Card Creations Day” with Joyce Foster.  Joyce, a retired school teacher whose mother (Vera Capaldo) attends the center, shared her talents of crafting with the seniors to make greeting cards of all kinds.  Scrap...

Continue reading

THROUGH THE EYES OF JACOB

The Joy of Sharing the Mass of Inclusion with my Grandson By: Dorothy A. Bruner My grandson, Jacob, is a delightful, inquisitive, smart and witty 10 year old boy; who happens to fall under the umbrella of the Autism Spectrum. At an early age, Jake expressed a deep love for...

Continue reading

SHELTER THE HOMELESS

  On Being ‘Homeless” in One’s Own House. By Deacon Jerry Jablonowski              To provide shelter to the homeless remains a critical social need and moral imperative today as it has been since the beginning of time. Man’s need to have a dwelling, a true home, not only provides the...

Continue reading

ST. SIMON STOCK COMMISSIONS PARISH NURSES

On Sunday morning May 1st , parishioners at St. Simon Stock parish dodged the rain drops to get to 9:30 Mass. As in many parishes on the first weekend in May, the First Communicants were dressed in their finery and a treat for all to see. But on this Sunday,...

Continue reading

PARISH NURSES IN THE CAMDEN DIOCESE

On Thursday, April 21st, Vitality’s Director of Parish Nursing, Mary Anne Serra, RN, held the second of two meetings for Parish Nurse Coordinators in the Camden Diocese.  The first meeting was held for the coordinators of parishes in the southern regions of the Diocese and the second covered the northern end....

Continue reading

APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

 THE BLESSINGS OF AUTISM:  Kym Wright, a contributor to the web blog Crosswalk.com, writes about the lessons she’s learned from her son who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Many articles and books are published about the challenges of autism and the negative impact it has on families.  This mother, like...

Continue reading

A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Autism Awareness . . . Awareness raises our understanding and allows us to dispel misinformation and mystery as well as to gain more knowledge of Autism so as to better respond to it in all phases of its manifestations. Awareness also implies raising it to a level of understanding whereby...

Continue reading

THE SOUTH JERSEY CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

The South Jersey Catholic Medical Association co-sponsored a presentation by Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, who was at the center of one of the first public and legal battles surrounding End of Life issues. The event was held at Rowan University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine, on April 11, in...

Continue reading

A CORPORAL WORK OF MERCY

 Feed the Hungry   By:  Deacon Jerry Jablonowski Executive Director, Vitality Catholic Healthcare Services Traditionally, when we seek to practice the Corporal Work of Mercy to Feed the Hungry, we focus our efforts on the poor, the marginalized, the homeless, and those in under developed countries who do not receive...

Continue reading