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Weekly Reflection - September 27

Weekly Reflection for September 20

Weekly Reflection for September 13

Weekly Reflection for September 7

Weekly Reflection- August 30, 2021

Weekly Reflection - August 9

Weekly Reflection - August 3

Weekly Reflection for July 26

Weekly Reflection for July 19

Weekly Reflection For July 12

Weekly reflection for July 5

Weekly Reflection for June 28

Weekly Reflection for June 22
In honour of Father's Day, we pay tribute to true strength in all forms of parenting.

Weekly reflection for June 14

Weekly Reflection for June 7

Weekly Reflection - May 31

Weekly Reflection - May 26

May 2021 Ethics Rounds
Watch Dr. Mary Heilman present on the topic Vaccination Cooperation.

Weekly Reflection- May 17
When it comes to how we handle life experiences, mindset is key.

Weekly Reflection- May 3
Thoughts for May.

Weekly Reflection - April 26

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation AGM Acknowledges Significant Fundraising Accomplishments in 2020
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation held its Annual General Meeting today, acknowledging our community for giving so generously of time and resources to ensure the health and well-being of patients and their families.

Weekly Reflections for April 19
A reminder this week to reflect on the "little moments" that point us to the beauty of life; and a special thank you in recognition of National Volunteer Week.

Weekly Reflection for April 6
Reflections as we celebrate Easter.

Weekly Reflection- March 15, 2021

Weekly Reflection for March 1
The beginning of a new week means new reflections. Here are this week's additions for us to ponder on.

Weekly Reflection for February 22

Weekly Reflection For February 1
This week, we examine the importance of being sincere about our limitations, and consider the significance of being light-hearted.

First Free-Standing Hospice in Saskatchewan Opens, Marking a New Era in Hospice Care
The Hospice at Glengarda, Saskatchewan’s first free-standing residential Hospice located in Saskatoon on Treaty Six territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis, will accept its first admission this week thanks to tremendous support from the community.

Weekly Reflection for Jan 25, 2021

Weekly Reflection for January 18

Weekly Reflection for January 11
Happy New Year, and welcome back the weekly reflections.This week, we focus on self-growth and letting go of old patterns that no longer serve us, and accepting the humanity in ourselves and others.

Hope for the Holidays at SPH
The Healing Arts Team at St. Paul's Hospital is proud to partner with artists from our community to bring Hope for the Holidays!

Weekly Reflection for December 14
This week, we remember the second week of advent, and reflect on the teachings of Hanukkah.

Final Lifeline of 2020 is here!
The December 2020 edition of the Lifeline is ready!

Weekly Reflection for November 30th
As we welcome the first week of Advent, we explore the hope that comes with it.

Weekly Reflection for November 23rd
This week, we explore the meaning of faith.

“Mistletoe 2020” Raises $162,575 For St. Paul’s Hospital Laboratory
On Saturday November 21, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation celebrated a reimagined version of its 31st Annual Mistletoe Ball, presented by Nutrien. Instead of gathering at the Sheraton in ball gowns and tuxedos, the community was instead invited to purchase Mistletoe-themed baskets that were delivered to the safety and comfort of their home...

Mistletoe Basket Sales Have Now Closed
Thank you for your support...

Weekly Reflection November 10th

Weekly Reflection November 2

Weekly Reflections- October 19, 2020

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Appoints Larry Long and Leah Schatz to Board of Directors
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors...

Tim Hortons® raises record amount through Smile Cookie Fundraising Campaign
Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians across the country combined broke a new Smile Cookie record this year...

Weekly Reflection
This week, we explore the power of our words.

The Fall Lifeline is here!
The September 2020 Lifeline is fresh of the press.

Weekly Reflection September 8

Weekly Reflections for August 31

Weekly reflection for August 24, 2020

Weekly Reflection- August 17, 2020

Weekly Reflection for August 10, 2020
Today, we honour International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, and reflect on the importance of making time to create peace, even in chaos.

Weekly Reflection for August 4, 2020

Weekly Reflections for July 27

Samaritan Place is Hiring for Hospice at Glengarda
The Hospice at Glengarda is opening in late 2020. Please visit the following link for exciting employment opportunities

Weekly Reflections for July 20, 2020
This week, we explore the power of a genuine smile, and the importance of practicing compassion to ourselves.

2020 SPH Professional Awards Application Now Available
Application deadline: September 11, 2020.

Weekly Reflection for July 13
This week, we explore the mysteries of joy.

Weekly Reflection for July 6

St. Paul's Hospital Foundation 2020 Draws Winners
The 2020 SPH Foundation Draws winners have been announced!

Weekly Reflection for the week of June 29, 2020
A reminder to bring a hint of your own personal flavor, wherever you go.

Weekly Reflection for June 22
This weekend, we celebrated Father's Day, in all of it's shapes and forms. Happy Father's Day to all of the father's, and those who serve in the role of a father.

June 2020 Lifeline is here!
The summer edition of the Lifeline is out!

Weekly Reflections for the week of June 15, 2020

The St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Annual General Meeting was held today in an online event hosted by Volunteer Board Chair Neil Weber. Revenues of an astounding $16.67 M were reported by the Foundation in 2019, due in large part to community support for the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care.

Weekly Reflections for the week of May 8
This week, we look at the effects of injustice, and receive encouragement to serve with our own best talents and passions.

Weekly Reflections for May 1, 2020

St. Paul's Hospital Foundation AGM June 11, 2020
You are invited to the 2020 SPHF Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12 noon via Zoom. The Meeting ID is: 892 7629 7506. Please email or call 306-655-5821 to receive a password for this event.

Weekly Reflection for the week of May 25, 2020

Weekly Reflection for May 17, 2020

It Takes a Team: St. Paul’s Hospital Gratitude Campaign
It Takes a Team to keep our community healthy, so while you’re doing your part by staying home, join in the fun by sending a creative thank you to a team at St. Paul's Hospital.

$20M Close to Home Campaign For Hospice Concludes With $1M Capstone Gift
Today St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation received a $1 million gift from Jim and Lisa Yuel and their daughters Neli and Taya. “We are thrilled to announce that with this remarkable gift, we are now able to effectively mark the completion of the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care,” said Foundation CEO Lecina Hicke.

Weekly Reflection for May 10, 2020
This week, we celebrate Motherhood in all it's forms.

Close To Home Major Announcement
You are invited to attend a virtual Close to Home Major Announcement on Tuesday May 12 at 10:00 am. Watch online at or on Zoom Webinar (prior registration and application download required).

Weekly Reflections for May 4th, 2020
This week, we look at the interconnectedness of the the world.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of April 27

Weekly Reflection for April 20
This week, we examine the simplicity in the essence of a blessing.

Apply Now for the 2020 Foundation Draws
The Foundation Draws Application Forms are now available. Application deadline is May 15, 2020. Items will be drawn on Tuesday June 23rd at noon in the cafeteria. More information and a downloadable application can be found at:

Weekly Reflections for April 12, 2020
Happy Easter. This week, we reflect on the endurance necessary to be a light in the world, and on the meaning of Easter.

Weekly Reflections for April 6, 2020
This week, we enter Holy Week, and reflect on our heart's condition, and examine the true service God calls us to.

Weekly Reflection for March 30, 2020
Welcome back to this week's reflections. This week, we explore the state of our hearts in prayer.

COVID-19 Hospital Fund Media Release
Today St. Paul's Hospital Foundation, Royal University Hospital Foundation, Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation, and the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation announced a joint fundraising initiative called the COVID-19 Hospital Fund. Details below and at

Weekly Reflections
Welcome to Weekly Reflections. This week, we examine the blessings in giving.

Weekly Reflections- March 16, 2020
Welcome back the Weekly Reflections. This week, we focus on the power of togetherness and working in community and teamwork, and the call on each of us to do all the good we can, whenever we can.

 SPH Foundation Update - March 16, 2020
For the health and safety of our community, effective March 16, 2020 St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation has temporarily closed the Gift Shop and our Foundation office and will support our Hospital and your philanthropic goals through remote methods...

The spring Lifeline is here!
The March 2020 Lifeline is hot off the press!

Weekly Reflection for March 9, 2020
This week, we reflect on International Women's Day, and the strength that comes in our spiritual practices.

Weekly Reflection
Welcome back to the Weekly Reflections. This week, we examine the strength needed for forgiveness, and our purpose in helping our fellow brothers and sisters.

Weekly Reflection

March Lunchtime Cree Language Classes
Come learn Learn the Nehiyawewin Cree Language Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Healing Arts Studio! Bring your lunch and enjoy some cultural enrichment.

Weekly Reflections for the week of February 16,2020
This week, we reflect on the value of love.

Weekly Reflections for February 10, 2020

Food is more than calories
The January/February issue of the SaskEthics Newsletter is here.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of February 2, 2020
This week, we think about creating our own opportunities, and evaluate how we make our decisions.

Weekly Reflection for Jan 27, 2020
Welcome back to our Weekly Reflections. This week, we mark the end of Lunar New Year celebrations, and reflect on using our creativity to turn restrictions into stepping stones.

Weekly Reflection for the week of January 20,2020
Join us this week as we meditate on making our own paths instead of following what was already made.

Weekly Reflection- January 13th, 2020
This week, we look meditate on the value of our mistakes, and the continual opportunity to better ourselves.

St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Announces Sandhya Padmanabh as Director of Philanthropy
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandhya Padmanabh as Director of Philanthropy effective January 1, 2020.

Weekly Reflections for Jan 6, 2020
Welcome back to Weekly Reflections. As we start off 2020, we reflect on the constant nature of human change, and celebrate Ukrainian Christmas. From the Mission Office, we wish you a blessed 2020.

Weekly Reflection: December 23, 2019
As this year comes to a close, we examine the heart and hope behind Christmas. This year, the Mission Office wishes you and your loved one's a very warm, merry Christmas, and a happy new year.

Lifeline: December 2019

Weekly Reflection
As we continue with the third week of advent, we reflect on true, God-given joy, and the value of kindness.

Weekly Reflection
Here are this week's reflections for you. This week, we look at our responsibility to others, and the value of true peace.

Research provides insight into supervised consumption services
The 2019 W.F. Mitchell Seminar focused on supervised consumption services.

Robert 'Bob' Steane Leaves Extraordinary $10M Legacy Gift to City Foundations
Foundations encourage everyone to 'Be A Bob' and give, volunteer in their own way

Weekly Reflection
Join us this week as we reflect on the meaning of Advent.

New $2.4 Million CT Scanner at St. Paul's Hospital
Saskatchewan residents are benefiting from improved access to specialized medical imaging, thanks to a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon...

Weekly Reflections
This week, we reflect on the value of stillness in the midst of busyness, and the challenges that death and time present to each of us.

Mistletoe Ball Raises $206,667 For Hospice & End-Of-Life Care
On Saturday November 16, Saskatoon’s 30th Annual Mistletoe Ball, presented by Nutrien, raised an astounding $206,667 for St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.“This is one of the most successful Mistletoe Balls to date...

Weekly Reflection for Nov 18, 2019

Compassion is a verb
The November/December issue of the SaskEthics Newsletter is here.

Weekly Reflection for the Week Of November 10, 2019
Join us this week as we reflect and express our gratitude for brave and courageous Veterans.

Annual Christmas Art & Craft Sale

Winners Announced for Sold Out Hospital Home Lottery in Support of Hospice
The 2019 Fall Hospital Home Lottery has sold out. Thank you for your incredible support...

Weekly Reflection for November 4, 2019
This week we meditate on the power of any act of kindness, and remember the impact of lost loved ones.

Weekly Reflections for the Week of October 28
Join us this week as we reflect on the power of gratitude in our spiritual lives, and the magic of Halloween in reminding us of our youth.

W.F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar
This year's seminar is titled, Supervised consumption services: What does the evidence say?

Weekly Reflection for the Week of October 21, 2019
This week, we reflect on the importance of each person in the unity of life, and on finding God's love in gratitude.

Hoop Stitch Bead Earring Workshop
Bead Earring Workshop free for all patients, family members, and staff.

Growing Our Community: Joe Remai Makes Significant Gift to Close to Home Campaign
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation today announced an exciting $500,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care from local philanthropist Joe Remai.

Weekly Reflection for the week of Oct 14, 2019.
This week, we reflect on missed opportunities for gratitude.

Weekly Reflections for the Week of October 7, 2019.
This week, we dive into reflection in our gratitude,and the blessings of being generous.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of September 30, 2019
This week, we honour Orange Shirt Day and the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of September 23, 2019
This week, we reflect on pushing past our comfort zone to discover and learn new things.

The September Lifeline is Out
The September Lifeline, our SPH Staff newsletter, is out today.

Weekly Reflections for the Week of September 15, 2019
In this week's reflections, we take time to recognize the value of caring, and the value of personal change.

Gordon and Jill Rawlinson Support Hospice with Heart
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation today announced an exciting $650,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care from local philanthropists Gordon and Jill Rawlinson.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of September 8, 2019
This week, we reflect on the value of being humble and learning from others.

Breathe Easy: Resuscitation Care Plans and Advance Care Directives
Ethics Rounds will be held September 23rd in Pylypchuk Hall and via WebEx.

Weekly Reflection for Aug 26, 2019
This week, we reflect on the value of nature, and the power of allowing ourselves to be vulnerable.

Weekly Reflections for the Week of August 19, 2019
Join us this week as we reflect on kindness, and the mystery and joy of a smile.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of August 12, 2019
Come join us this week as we reflect on the value of using our time to do what we enjoy.

SPH Foundation Announces Lecina Hicke as New CEO
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lecina Hicke as CEO of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, effective August 15, 2019.

Weekly Reflection for the Week of August 5, 2019.
Ponder with us on the value of moments, memories, and time.

Weekly Reflections for the week of July 29, 2019
Come along and join us this week as we reflect on happiness, gratitude, and the joy of music.

Weekly Reflections for the Week of July 22, 2019
Come along and join us this week as we reflect on the value of laughter and self-worth.

Weekly Reflections for the week of July 15
Come ponder life on a weekly basis with us. This week, we explore the secret to living well and with joy.

Weekly Reflections for July 8, 2019

Latest Weekly Reflections for Providence Health BC and Emmanuel Care

Community Comes Together with Philanthropist Robert Steane to Support Local Hospice
(June 18th, 2019—Saskatoon)—St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation announced an exciting $1 million gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care from philanthropist Robert Steane.

Sod Turning Heralds Start of Construction for New Hospice in Saskatoon with Significant Gift from Leslie and Irene Dubé
Excitement was high today as community gathered to witness the ceremonial sod-turning to mark the start of construction for The Hospice at Glengarda, Saskatchewan’s first free-standing residential hospice...

Reflections for May 24 2019
From Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC reflections on change and creativity.

Latest Reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC
Reflecting the importance of self compassion and compassion for others.

Reflections about Hope, Mother's Day and Ramadan
From Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC come reflections about hope through the dry seasons of life, about Mother's Day and the season of Ramadan

Weekly Reflections
Celebrating Ukrainian Easter from Emmanuel Care. Message from Providence Health BC is small acts by many transforms the world.

SaskEthics Newsletter March/April 2019
Discernment needed to know when to cooperate

Donor Support Has Significant Impact on Patient Care
Through the immense generosity and commitment of our donors along with effective stewardship of investments, in 2018 St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) raised $8,219,236 in support of St. Paul’s Hospital and the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care.

Apply Now for the 2019 Foundation Draws
The Foundation Draws Application Forms are now available. Application deadline is May 17, 2019. Items will be drawn on June 20th at noon in the cafeteria.

Latest Reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC

New edition of the Lifeline out!
It's March, which means it's time for a new issue of the Lifeline.

2019 SPHF Annual General Meeting Notice
You are invited to the 2019 SPHF Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12 noon.

Weekly Reflections: March 15 2019
Reflection from Emmanuel Care is on the value of prayer in our day. From Providence Health BC we reflect on connecting the good in ourselves with the good in others to transform the world through love.

Local Philanthropists Give Significant Donation to Support Hospice and Palliative Care in Saskatoon
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation announced a significant $700,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care from the Campaign’s Honourary Co-Chairs Gene and Adele Dupuis...

Weekly reflections
Regular weekly reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC

World Day of the Sick Reflection
World Day of the Sick, February 11th.

SaskEthics Newsletter
Excellence needed for ethical care.

Reflections for a "New Year"

Treat for Personnel Association Members
Feb 14/19 The association says "Thank You" to all members. On staff but not member -- Excellent time to join.

$20M Campaign to Build Saskatoon's First Hospice Has Impressive Start With $6M Anonymous Donation
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation launched its new Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care today...

Weekly Reflections January 18 2019
Reflection from Providence Health BC: We remember how we felt in any situation even if we don't remember actions or words. Reflection from Emmanuel Care: Start from where you are.

Weekly Reflections January 11 2019
Reflections from Emmanuel Care (our owners) and Providence Health BC

Reflections into 2019
Reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC as 2018 ends and a new year begins.

Early Childhood Experience Affects Brain Development
The impact of childhood experiences on brain development was explored at the 2018 W.F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar...

Read the December 2018 Lifeline
Read about the happenings at St. Paul's this fall...

Christmas Reflections
Reflections on hope from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC

Latest SaskEthics Newsletter
The value of a name.

Weekly Reflections
Reflection from Emmanuel Care; The Art Of Living. Reflection from Providence Health BC: Life and Football

Christmas Craft Sale
Christmas Sale showcasing St. Paul's employee creativity.

October Edition of the Lifeline
The newest edition of the SPH Lifeline is out. Click on the image to read...

Partners in Excellence Applications now available
If you are a St. Paul's Hospital physician or employee with a great idea to improve patient care at St. Paul's Hospital, we want to know about it.

Gormley Gathering raises $164,550 thanks to donors
Don Narcisse opened up about his experience with prostate cancer at the annual Gormley Gathering, presented by Orano.

Weekly Reflection
Reflection from Emmanuel Care: Let's focus on where we are rather than on where we've been or are going.

Providence Health BC Reflections
Two reflections from Providence Health both speak to the value of Respect.

Creative Fun and Good Food
St. Paul's Healing Arts Program is partnering with youth artists and CHEP mobile food market at St. Paul's August 13th and 16th.

Latest Weekly Reflections
A similar message from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC: be genuine with others. "Let your light shine".

Weekly Reflections
Reflection from Emmanuel Care reminds us to take time to rest and rejuvenate. Reflection from Providence Health BC: keep an open mind to mysteries of the universe.

2018 SPH Professional Awards Application Now Available
Application deadline: September 14, 2018.

Weekly Reflections
Choose Joy. Reflection from Emmanuel Care Make Your Presence Known. Reflection from Providence Health BC

Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care: importance of relaxation. From Providence Health BC: Live content.

Ice Cream in July
SPH Personnel Association hosts ice cream sundaes and bingo.

Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care (our owners) Happy Canada Day From Providence Health BC long for the sea.

Weekly Reflection
From Emmanuel Care - look for the beauty in everything.

The Lifeline June 2018
The lastest issue of The Lifeline is now available...

Ceremony for unveiling of Truth and Reconciliation mural
A new mural at was unveiled at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon on Monday.

Weekly Reflection June 17
Fathers day. Be a Rainbow in someone's life.

Weekly Reflections
Reflection from Emmanuel Care: Kindness is never wasted. Reflection from Providence Health BC: Importance of Privacy.

Brian Zimmer Retirement Tea
Director of Mission retirement celebration June 27 2018

Latest SaskEthics Edition
Healthcare professionals attending to patients.

Weekly Reflection June 3
Trees are patient. Grass is Persistent. A good early walk gifts the entire day.

Community Day
Community Day will take place as planned. Showers and rain will wait until the event has ended!

Music for Relaxation and Self Care for staff
Music therapist Lisa Wutch leads a music relaxation session

Reflection on Ramadan

Weekly Reflection May 13
National Nurses Week. Mother Love

Weekly Reflections
Latest reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC.

Weekly Reflection May 6
Have Courage. Sing.

Weekly Reflection April 30
We need both vision and action

Donor Support Has Tremendous Impact on Patient Care
“Without support from our community - we would not be where we are today,” said St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Board Vice-Chair Neil Weber...

Weekly Reflection April 22
We are part of the web of life.

Latest Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care: Love is stronger than death; support and prayers for the Humboldt Broncos community. From Providence Health BC: National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018

Weekly Reflection from Providence Health BC
We don't control events that happen but we can decide not to be reduced by them.

Personnel Association Year End Meeting
SPH Personnel Association AGM April 17th

Weekly Reflection from Emmanuel Care
Gratefulness makes us happy

SaskEthics Newsletter March 2018
Ethical care understands health as well as illness

2018 SPH Foundation Draws accepting applications
2018 SPH Foundation Draws is open for applications April 1 to May 18, 2018.

Reflection for Holy Week and Easter
Emmanuel Care (our owners) send this prayer reflection for Holy Week and for Easter Sunday.

Latest Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care (our owners): People gain hope when they are not experiencing something alone. From Providence Health BC: The Dalai Lama speaks of humanity.

Weekly Reflections
Emmanuel Care - leaders give strength to others to help them find strength to stand on their own. Providence Health BC - March 21st Persian New Year. Rich symbolism connected to foods.

Ethics Newsletter Now Available!
Current happenings in Ethics

Easter Mass at St. Paul's Hospital
2018 Easter Masses: Palm Sunday March 25th at 4:00 p.m. Easter Sunday April 1st at 4:00 p.m.

The LifeLine March 2018

Weekly Reflection March 11
Today is all we have; it's all we have. Thank you and flowers.

Weekly Reflections March 4
Leadership is like Beauty. Let go of the past.

Planting the Seeds Of Hope
Will you help us buy a Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) machine for our Hospital? This remarkable piece of equipment can be used to diagnose and treat a multitude of conditions right at the patient’s bedside.

Weekly Reflections February 25
Mother Teresa on Poverty. St. Francis on doing the Necessary, Possible, and the Impossible.

Weekly Reflections: Lent & Commitment
Lenten reflection and commitment reflection

Weekly Reflection January 21
Goal Nature Patience

Weekly Reflection January 14
Better days than any previous walking

Weekly Reflection January 7

New Year 2018 Reflections

Christmas Reflection
Heart of Christmas

Weekly Reflection December 17 2017
Reflections on Hannukah and providing comfort

SPH Newsletter now available
The LifeLine December 2017

A Day In the Life of the Hospital's Writer-in-Residence
Kristine Scarrow is the Writer-In-Residence at St. Paul’s Hospital, and she describes her work as all about learning what she can do to make a patient’s stay better...

Conscientious Objectors Bring Valuable Discussion to Healthcare Teams
The role of conscientious objection in healthcare was explored at the 2017 W.F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar...

Advent Reflection
Waiting time is not wasted time

Reflection on World AIDS Day
World AIDS/HIV day reflection

Weekly Reflection November 26
Inner Peace Constant Kindness

Mistletoe Charity Ball Raises $191,500 for heart health patients at St. Paul’s Hospital
“What a wonderful way to start the Christmas season! Funds raised through the Mistletoe Ball will bring advanced equipment to our Hospital, making a significant difference for the more than 1300 patients who access St. Paul’s Hospital’s Heart Health program each year,” said Chris Boychuk, SPH Foundation Volunteer Board Chair...

Weekly Reflections on World Day of the Poor
World Day of the Poor

Celebrating our Donors and Supporters on National Philanthropy Day
The Mosaic Company has been a strong supporter of St. Paul’s Hospital for many years, and is a leader in social responsibility and....

Weekly Reflection - Emmanuel Care

Weekly Reflection - Providence Health
Reflection November 5, 2017 "Sleeping Sickness"

Weekly Reflection Emmanuel Care
Meaning, reflection for Nov. 3, 2017

Journal to the Self, Healing Arts Program
You’ll explore 18 unique journaling techniques that will add colour, perspective, and dimension to your reflective writing.For staff, caregivers, patients and their families. Dates: Thursdays, November 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7 (4 weeks long)Time: 4:30 - 6:30

Healing Arts Program Presents: Author Day Nov 15th
Come and listen to dynamic storytelling and powerful writing by two of Saskatoon’s local authors Danica Lorer and Sally Meadows! 5th Floor hub Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 2:00—3:30 p.m.

Cinnamon Bun Day is November 15th!
Staff, Physician and Volunteer Appreciation with cinnamon buns and coffee.

Personnel Association Children's Christmas Party
Last Day for Tickets November 16th 2017!!

"When Good People Disagree" with Jeff Blackmer
Join us Thursday November 2 at 11:00 am (SPH Pylypchuk Hall) for the 2017 William F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar. Free admission. Registration required.

Weekly Reflections October 29
the more faithfully you listen change

Weekly Reflection October 22
Right Direction Keep Walking

Join Us for Mission Week, Oct 10 - 13, 2017!
Activities include: Recommittment Ceremonies, Mission Week Videos (Oct 10 in Pylypchuk Hall), Mission in Action Awards (Oct 11 at 12 noon), Feast Day (Oct 12 at 12 noon), SPH Foundation Awards (Oct 12 at 12 noon)....

Taking Care of the Spirit Gathering
A sharing circle and open mic for patients and families to take care of the spirit through sharing creativity and community. October 24th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on the 5th Floor at St. Paul's Hospital

Gormley Gathering Reception Raises More Than $1M in Support of Urological Health at St. Paul's Hospital
650 CKOM radio personality John Gormley hosted the annual Gormley Gathering reception, presented by AREVA Resources in support of urological health at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon.

St. Paul's Hospital Chair Announcement
St. Paul's Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Lise de Moissac as the new Chair of the Volunteer Board of Directors. Ms. de Moissac has served...

The September Lifeline is now online
The Lifeline is St. Paul's Hospital's staff newsletter published by St. Paul's Hospital for and by its employees. Read it online today.

Christmas Art and Craft Sale
Showcasing SPH Employees Thursday, November 30, 2017 9 am to 5 pm.

Read The Spirit Newsletter Today
Stop by the Foundation office to pick up the latest copy of the Spirit, or read the publication online today!

Weekly Reflection September 10
be compassionate

Weekly Reflections September 3
Labour Day Best of Life

Weekly Reflection August 6
Lighthouses don't wander. They shine.

Weekly Reflections July 30
In true dialogue both listen. Truth and compassion are needs, not wants.

Hospital Home Lottery - Spectacular Early Bird Cottage!
$680,000 Candle Lake Cottage,AND Bennington Pontoon Boat Plus $5,000 Cash!

2017 Professional Development Awards
Apply for the annual St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Professional Development awards before ....

Voices of First Nations and Métis women, as well as Health Region care providers, form calls to action
Saskatoon Health Region supports the calls to action, following today’s release of an external review into the lived experiences of coercion into tubal ligations for Aboriginal women.

Weekly Reflection July 23
Simplicity Patience Compassion Making a difference

The 2017 Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic raises an impressive $108,367, bringing exceptional care to urology patients in Saskatchewan
The 2017 golf classic with host celebrity Glen Gulutzan, Head Coach of the Calgary Flames was proudly presented by Athabasca Basin Security on July 18th at Dakota Dunes Golf Links...

Weekly Reflections July 16
respect give receive

The latest issue of the Lifeline is now available

Painting Ceiling Tiles Installed at St. Paul's Hospital
The Heart of Community - Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-Op and Healing Arts Program celebrated a year of community service, and creativity with the installation of new painted ceiling tiles at St. Paul’s Hospital. The tiles are located on the third floor of the hospital in front of the Chapel, and on Level 0 near Distribution, and were painted by 14 members of the program over the past nine months.

Canada Day Reflection
Glorious and Free

Public Service Announcement: Provincial HIV Testing Day
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 marks HIV Testing Day in Saskatchewan and around the world. For more information on Provincial HIV Testing Day, go to or

St. Paul's Hospital Annual General Meeting
All staff are invited to attend St. Paul’s Hospital Corporation Annual General Meeting

Weekly Reflection June 25 Home
Home is where you are understood

Saskatoon Celebrates Better Care, Better Patient Outcomes with First Accountable Care Unit
Friday, June 23, 2017 - Saskatoon patients now have access to an innovative, patient-centred model of care at St. Paul’s Hospital. Health Minister Jim Reiter today joined ...

CNYC Art Gallery Opening - Celebrating Our Community Youth
Celebrating the creative spirit of the Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op's students! Meet the artists and view the art work created. Tuesday June 20th 2017 9:45 - 10:15

Hospital Values Community Health and Well-being
The 25th Annual Community Day celebrations will be held on our front lawn on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 11am to 2pm...

Kindred Spirit Donor eReport
May 2017 Issue

SPH Foundation is pleased to announce our new Volunteer Board Chair!
SPH Foundation is pleased to announce our new Volunteer Board Chair and Board of Directors.

Research Crop Grows Opportunity in SK While Supporting Prostate Health
Two of Redhead Equipment’s favourite things are agriculture and giving back to the community...

Finding the Gifts - Palliative Care Video
The Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan has produced this Palliative Care video as part of their video series "Finding the Gifts".

Weekly Reflection April 30 Courage
Courage is the ability to deal with fear

Saskatoon Community Advances Patient Care through $5 Million In Donations to St. Paul’s Hospital
Together with our donors and community, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) raised a tremendous $5,279,345 in 2016 to support...

Public Service Announcement: Saskatchewan celebrates National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week
This year, National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (NOTDAW) takes place from April 23 to 29.

Easter Reflection from Emmanuel Care
Easter greetings from Emmanuel Care

Weekly Reflections Easter and Passover
Reflections for Easter and Passover, Poster for Easter

Calgary Flames Glen Gulutzan Hosts Celebrity Golf Classic in Support of St. Paul’s Hospital
Saskatoon's premium fund raising golf tournament and banquet returns with Celebrity Host Calgary Flames Head Coach, Glen Gulutzan. Saskatchewan raised Gulutzan is a ...

Meet the Spring Hospital Home Lottery Top Winners
All winners will be notified in writing by Deloitte LLP. A complete list of winners will be posted on April 7, 2017 at

Now Available: The LifeLine March 2017

Take a tour of the SPH Healing Arts Online Gallery
The St. Paul's Hospital Healing Arts online gallery is a collection of artwork, poetry, and musical pieces created by participants of the Healing Arts Program.

Weekly Reflections March 12 2017

Weekly Reflections March 5 2017
Lent Hard to be Happy

National Health Ethics Week starts April 3, 2017
Mark Your Calendar! April 3 to April 7, 2017 is National Health Ethics Week.

Managing Compassion Fatigue -- a workshop for staff

Weekly Reflections February 26 2017
What is Possible. Secret of change

Weekly Reflection February 19
Kindness Time is Eternity

Turn Your Idea Into Reality!
Partners In Excellence Applications due March 6, 2017 at 12 noon. Applications must have Manager, Director and VP Approval.

World Day of the Sick Reflection by Emmanuel Care
Pope Francis reflection on WDOS

World Day of the Sick Reflection from Providence Health
Pope John Paul II on World Day of the Sick

Weekly Reflection January 29
Providence Health weekly reflection Health is the greatest possession

Weekly Reflection January 15 Snow Angels
Choose to Make Snow Angels or Shovel

Weekly Reflection January 8 2017 New Beginnings
Look at what can be, not at what might have been.

New Year wishes
Emmanuel care news

Christmas Reflection
Christmas wishes from our owners

Christmas Reflection

Your December Lifeline from St. Paul’s Hospital

Weekly Reflection December 18 - Gratitude
Gratitude helps us believe in goodness

Weekly Reflection December 18 - Peace and Silence
Peace and silence bring balance

Weekly Reflection December 11 - Fear
Face your fears to find new courage

Weekly Reflection December 11 - Service
Find yourself by losing yourself in others

Weekly Reflection December 4 - Change
A small group can change the world

Weekly Reflection December 4 - Life's Ups and Downs
Obstacles can be opportunities and stepping stones

SPH Art & Craft Christmas Sale is Thursday Dec 1st
Find unique one-of-a-kind items at St.Paul's Hospital's popular Art & Craft Christmas Sale on Thursday Dec 1st. Creations include...

Mistletoe Charity Ball Raises $196,900 For Operating Room Advancements
On Saturday, November 19th, the 27th Annual Mistletoe Ball fund raiser raised $196,900 in support of operating room advancements at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Weekly Reflection November 6 - Fear Less
Nothing to be feared. Only understood

Weekly Reflection Nov 18 - Self Care
Self Care

Celebrating our donors and supporters on National Philanthropy Day
Today is National Philanthropy Day and we would like to thank all our loyal donors and volunteers for their support to St. Paul’s Hospital.

The Gormley Gathering Cocktail Party Raises $222,421 for Cystoscopy Equipment
Thanks to the generosity and support from our community of donors, The Gormley Gathering, presented by PotashCorp on November 7th, raised an astounding $222,421 in support of ...

Mistletoe Ball Excitement As Tickets Almost Sold Out!
The excitement is palpable as preparations get underway for the almost sold out Mistletoe Ball!

Enhancing Patient Education at 4th Annual Urology Symposium
Patients and families who are faced with a diagnosis of prostate cancer were given tools to learn how to ‘Survive & Thrive” at the fourth annual Urology Symposium held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel.

SK Woman Receives First Neuro System Cochlear Implant in North America
Vi Flatt used to call her husband, Ray, her translator. That was before she received North America’s first Neuro System cochlear implant surgery at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Seeking Input to Better Understand End of Life Care
St. Paul's Hospital is seeking input from patients, families and health care workers to...

Weekly Reflection - Oct 30
Reflection on Joy from Providence Health

Writer New Addition to Healing Arts Program
Since February, Saskatoon writer Kristine Scarrow has been relishing her new role as writer-in residence as part of the Healing Arts Program at St. Paul’s Hospital. An author of two young adult novels and...

Saskatoon Health Region and St. Paul’s Hospital commit to a better healthcare system for First Nations and Métis people
For Saskatoon Health Region employee, Neal Kewistep, seeing the Truth and Reconciliation flag raised will...

Hospital Home Lottery Tickets Sold Out Early!
Showhome open until October 14. Watch the draw for the Grand Prize Showhome November 10 on CTV News at Noon.