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Faith & Work is a quarterly publication of St. Barnabas Charities providing the latest information and articles about our community. It features stories about St. Barnabas residents, and includes news, upcoming activities, and notice of special events. It is mailed for free to St. Barnabas Charities donors.

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This inspiring daily guide to managing professional life was authored by William V. Day, President & CEO of St. Barnabas Health System.

Mr. Day joined St. Barnabas Health System in 1967, and has learned many lessons in a distinguished career of caring that spans five decades. So many, in fact, that he pulled together this endearing collection of daily inspirations, encouraging thoughts, and lessons about life that he has discovered along his journey, just to share with you.

The book is $14.95 plus $2.50 for shipping. Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund.

Most Recent Articles

The Gardner Way

May 19, 2021 will always be a momentous day in the lives of Elijah and Minnie Gardner – the day they saw their two grandsons graduate from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, watching the ceremony live from their respite care room at The Arbors at St. Barnabas, Valencia. Justin and Christopher received their commissions from

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Secondhand Smoke Is Not a Myth… It’s Deadly!

Many smokers dismiss the devastating effects of secondhand smoke.  They are in denial about what their smoking habit is doing to their children and their non-smoking friends.  The U.S. Surgeon General, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have the data to prove them wrong. World wide, secondhand smoke

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Smile though your heart is aching.

A Message from William V. Day In the 1950s Loraine and I discovered a great song sung by the late Nat King Cole.  He had a beautiful voice and he knew how to deliver a poignant message, which I am sharing with you. No matter what your age or situation, please smile and remember that

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“I Hope” – A Message from William V. Day

In the 1994 film “The Shawshank Redemption,” hope is the priceless gift that the main character gives to Red, the convict serving a life sentence, played by Morgan Freeman.  At the end Red hopes he can cross the border, he hopes to see his friend and shake his hand, he hopes the Pacific is blue. 

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Costs of Smoking – Financial and Human

The financial cost of smoking  Pack-a-day cigarette smokers in Pennsylvania spend $8.27 per pack, $3,018.55 per year. Using simple compound interest calculations based on 5 percent interest, that amount over ten years would have saved each smoker a total of $30,779, and over 20 years, a total of $77,458. Other expenses facing smokers: higher insurance

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Stop Smoking – Better Yet, Never Start!

A total of 480.000 persons die every year from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes.  Every Year! 1300 deaths from smoking every day in the U.S. Every Day! And on average, smokers die 10 years earlier than non-smokers! Do you care?  Do you care enough to stop smoking … to help others stop smoking? The consensus

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