Faith & Health News and Updates

  • At the Intersection of Jubilation and Lament

    Cindy Novak

    By: Lori Kaufmann, chaplain educator with Advocate Aurora Health In one sense with everything reopening and people enjoying reconnecting and doing some of the things they haven’t been able to do…it has felt a bit jubilant. Yet during the months of COVID, there has been a great deal of loss. The question we face now Read More

  • What is it like to be a Muslim Faith Community Nurse in a Mosque Community?

    Cindy Novak

    by Nancy Romanchek BSN, RN, CHPN, MPH My favorite description of Islam is as a clear, racing river which flows through many countries, taking on the color of the stones beneath the surface as it goes. Being a part of this racing, ebbing, everchanging flowing stream of living water is exactly what it is like, Read More

  • ‘…something much needed for the community.’

    Cindy Novak

      Thanks to an outpouring of love and support from community members, 800 women at risk for isolation received a special card on Mother’s Day. The Southland Gratitude Room Mother’s Day Card Project, established by Patricia Jackson, Community Health Worker with Advocate Aurora Health, exceeded expectations, with organizers receiving more cards than anticipated. “We wanted Read More

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