• Cornwell to receive award at Governor’s Conference

    October 16, 2023 · Press Releases

    Pamela Cornwell, former clinical services director of trauma practices for Saint Francis Ministries, will be honored at the 47th Annual Governor’s Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (October 18-20) for her work on developing clinical strategies related to chronic stress and trauma. Cornwell retired in August after a 30-year career in child welfare, 11 of which were spent at Saint Francis.

    Rathbun to Receive KVC Award

    October 11, 2023 · Press Releases

    Cheryl Rathbun, former chief clinical officer, for Saint Francis Ministries, will be honored at KVC Health Systems’ 2023 Annual Celebration on October 19, at the Ball Event Center in Olathe, Kansas. Rathbun retired in July after a 45-year career in child welfare, spent almost entirely as a clinician with Saint Francis.


    September 18, 2023 · Forward in Hope

    One of my favorite podcasters, Roger Bennett, ends most of his shows—which are about the game the rest of the world calls football, but we call soccer—with the exclamation, “Courage!” It was something he started doing during the earliest days of the pandemic, inspired by the way Dan Rather had done so at one point in the 80s and in the 50s how Edward R. Murrow had concluded his broadcasts with “Good night, and good luck.”