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May 30, 2017
Legacy of giving
How Norman Rousseau's legacy will live and grow on at Covenant Health
May 26, 2017
New way of welcoming mental health patients builds trust and calms fears
The permanent art exhibit can be found at the confluence of the corridor to units 91, 92 and 93 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.
May 24, 2017
The healing power of art
Grey Nuns opens gallery featuring art through the eyes of those who have experienced mental health challenges
Dr. Tami Masterson listens carefully to Britany during her baby girl’s appointment at the Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic and offers no-nonsense, respectful guidance.
May 23, 2017
Breaking the cycle of trauma
The Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic
April 18, 2017
Coming full circle: giving back after receiving compassionate care
Volunteers distribute reading material to patients
April 10, 2017
On a mission of health, hope and healing
How medical missions keep calling healthcare workers back
April 5, 2017
Candles of remembrance
Memorial service honours those who passed away at the Misericordia Hospital
Breast cancer survivor Lorrie Tiegs volunteers to meet with cancer patients before their surgery.
March 27, 2017
A breast cancer survivor helps others in their journey
Photo: Rick Bramm
March 6, 2017
Window goes from illuminating parishioners to welcoming patients
Stained glass window finds a new home at Grey Nuns Hospital
Donna LaMonthe, patient at the Misericordia Community Hospital, enjoyed participating in the healing drum circle.
March 1, 2017
Drum circle promotes physical and spiritual healing
Residents play mahjong, a traditional Chinese game.
February 27, 2017
Chinese culture and community enhance residents’ lives
Ming Ai is a special unit for Chinese residents at Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre
The art Lorraine Oberg donated to the Misericordia Community Hospital is very personal. In this painting, "Memories," you see a Cossack sculpted by Lorraine’s brother, an ostrich egg her daughter made and cross-stitch from her aunt Vicky.
February 13, 2017
Artist offers hope and healing with Wall of Gratitude