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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

February 16, 2018

I’ve had the pleasure of working at St Joseph Home going on ten years now.  I started off working as a Direct Support Professional and have transitioned into my current role as a Habilitation Assistant.  Through the various roles I have played within the community, I have been given a new set of eyes. I. . .

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Pillars in Action: Community

February 1, 2018

Hello, it’s me Nick! On July 24th of 2000, I received a call from SJH to interview for a direct care staff position and was welcomed into the SJH community just a few weeks later.  I never would have imagined that 17 years later I would still be a part of this community and in. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

January 19, 2018

Over the course of 2017, a group of eight individuals came together to form a hardworking, dedicated and passionate group called the SJH Emerging Leaders.  They have set out to support and share the mission and ministry of the St. Joseph Home community with other young professionals in Greater Cincinnati. Off to a strong start,. . .

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Pillars In Action: Community

January 12, 2018

It is often very difficult to find the appropriate words to offer to someone who is grieving.  I find comfort in the fact that even when the St. Joseph Home community experiences the pain of loss, everyone pulls together to form a support system.  A hug, a nod, a warm smile, just letting someone know. . .

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Pillars in Action: Community

December 28, 2017

As another new member of the St. Joseph Home community, I have had the pleasure of working with some of our management team in a leadership development program that was launched this past October.  Session after session I continued to be amazed at how much I learn from our class conversations as well as the. . .

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Pillars in Action: Heritage

December 21, 2017

As one of the newest members of the St. Joseph Home staff, I have been spending a lot of my time learning about our community. One of the things I have found so interesting and impactful is the strength and foresight of the Sisters of Charity.  Since moving to Cincinnati in the mid-1990s with my. . .

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Pillars in Action: Gentle Presence

December 13, 2017

It’s that time of year again…..Sleigh bells, Mistletoe, Christmas trees, and lights all around, the most wonderful time of the year.  While I love all of the fun of the holidays, I also love that it is a time where we can reflect on the real meaning behind it all….love! Christmas is a time where. . .

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Pillars in Action: Gentle Presence

December 6, 2017

JOY a feeling of great pleasure and happiness Synonyms: delight, great pleasure, joyfulness, jubilation, triumph, exultation, rejoicing, happiness, gladness, glee, exhilaration, exuberance, elation, euphoria, bliss, ecstasy, rapture JOY experienced at St. Joseph Home. Joy can be experienced in many ways with many different people in our community.  You can feel the Joy when sharing time with our residents.  You can see the Joy on their faces when they see their family,. . .

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Pillars In Action: Servant Leadership

November 17, 2017

November is a month of Thanksgiving….and the St. Joseph Home Community has so many wonderful things to be thankful for.  In fact, the list would stretch miles long when you sit and count the many blessings.  The day to day normal at St. Joseph Home is what I am most thankful for; it is the. . .

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Pillars in Action: Community

November 10, 2017

Today I had the pleasure of going to St. Michael’s parish in Sharonville and spending some time with the school choir. I would like to say I was singing or playing the piano or something incredibly creative like that.  But I will leave those skills for the choir itself – who are tremendous!  The purpose. . .

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