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Weekly Reflection- Easter and Spring
Weekly Reflection for Holy Week
Reflection for World Day of the Sick
Weekly Reflection February 6, 2023
Art of Psyanky- Patient and Family Workshop
Art of Pysanky- Staff Workshop
Weekly Reflection for January 23, 2023
Weekly Reflection January 16 2023
Weekly Reflection January 9 2023
Weekly Reflection Jan7
Merry Christmas to our Ukrainian family.
Weekly Reflection January 2, 2023
Tracy Muggli Fund For Reconciliation
Many of you may know that our very own, Tracy Muggli, Executive Director of St. Paul’s Hospital, served as a dedicated board member of the Saskatoon Community Foundation from 2011 to 2019.
Weekly Reflection December 5th
Entertaining Angels: The Ethics of Hospitality
Dr. Mary Heilman presented at the SHA's November 16 Ethics Exchange
2022 W.F. Mitchell Seminar educates on health inequities
Dr. Cory Neudorf presents on "Health Inequities in Saskatoon"
Weekly Reflection- For Remembrance Day
Lest we forget.
Weekly Reflection Thanksgiving 2022
Wishing you all a great Thanksgiving.
Upcoming W.F. Mitchell Seminar to inform on health inequities
2022 seminar a chance to learn about health inequalities in Saskatchewan.
Weekly Reflection September 26
Weekly Reflection September 19
Fall Garden Party
Join us for a garden planting party!
Weekly Reflection September 12
Professional Development Awards
The deadline for the SPH Foundation Professional Development Awards is Sept 9, 2022.
PaRx presentation- prescribing nature
Join us for a presentation on the health benefits of spending time in nature and greenspaces.
Introducing a Walking Meditation
Donor Generosity Advances Innovation
Saskatoon (June 6, 2022) St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPH) wishes to extend our profound gratitude to our remarkably compassionate donors who have once again allowed us to provide critical support in crucial times.
Weekly Reflection - June 20 2022
Weekly Reflection - April 11 2022
February Ethics Exchange
Dr. Mary Heilman led the February Ethics Exchange on Principles and Values: Two Sides of the Same Coin.
Weekly Reflection - February 28, 2022
Weekly Reflection -February 22, 2022
Weekly Reflection - Jan 24 2022
Weekly Reflection - January 17, 2022
Weekly Reflection for Jan 10, 2022
Let's be purposeful with our habits!
Weekly Reflection - January 3, 2022
Wishing us all a blessed 2022.
Mistletoe Baskets raises $173,412 for SPH
Weekly Reflection - December 20
Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas, and a blessed New Year.
Weekly Reflection -December 13, 2021
Weekly Reflection - December 6
Join us as we celebrate this second week of Advent.
Weekly Reflection - November 29
This week, we welcome Advent.
Join us in the unveiling of SPH ER Rainbow Medical Plastic Art
Join us in the unveiling of SPH ER Rainbow Medical Plastic Art
Weekly Reflection - November 22
SPH Team members lead November Ethics Exchange
SPH physiotherapist Bronwyn Lasair and ethicist Dr. Mary Heilman lead session on "Ongoing Consent: The Art of Collaboration."
Weekly Reflection - November 15
Weekly Reflection - November 8
Lest we forget.
"Beyond Burnt Out" W.F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar offers opportunity for healing
Annual seminar provides insight into trauma faced by staff
Weekly Reflection - November 1
Virtual Christmas Arts and Crafts Sale
Weekly Reflection - October 25
Mistletoe Baskets are SOLD OUT!
Mistletoe Baskets are now Sold Out! Thank you so much for your support. Call 306 655 5821 read more....
SPH Virtual Arts and Crafts Sale- Information
If you would like to participate in this year's Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale...
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 for June 22
In honour of Father's Day, we pay tribute to true strength in all forms of parenting.
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.
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 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...
This week, we explore the power of our words.
The Fall Lifeline is here!
The September 2020 Lifeline is fresh of the press.
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.
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
FOUNDATION REPORTS SIGNIFICANT REVENUE THANKS TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR HOSPICE
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 Jennifer.Bow@sphfoundation.org 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 www.closetohome.fund 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: https://www.stpaulshospital.org/foundation/about/programs/draws.php
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 https://covid-19hospitalfund.ca/.
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.
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.
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.
As we continue with the third week of advent, we reflect on true, God-given joy, and the value of kindness.
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
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...
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
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...
Regular weekly reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC
World Day of the Sick Reflection
World Day of the Sick, February 11th.
Excellence needed for ethical care.
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...
Reflections on hope from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC
Latest SaskEthics Newsletter
The value of a name.
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.
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".
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.
Choose Joy. Reflection from Emmanuel Care Make Your Presence Known. Reflection from Providence Health BC
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.
From Emmanuel Care (our owners) Happy Canada Day From Providence Health BC long for the sea.
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.
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 will take place as planned. Showers and rain will wait until the event has ended!