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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.

Most Recent Articles

We Need a Lot of Christmas: A Message from William V. Day

In the Broadway musical, Mame, the cast sings We Need a Little Christmas as they struggle through the 1929 Depression. Today, we are struggling as a nation to survive the Depression of 2021 — a divided nation politically, philosophically, emotionally with a see-saw economy. We are waging war on terrorists on foreign soil with no

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Cooking with Joy

For Chef Joy Knox baking and cooking have been a life-long love. The youngest of five children, Joy was willingly tied to her mother’s apron strings in the warmest spot in the house ­— the kitchen. “Food takes me back to those happy times growing up, to our family gatherings. And I believe this is

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Avoid the Holiday Blues – Make New Memories

By World Renowned Neurosurgeon, Triathlete, Nutrition and Brain Health Expert Joseph C. Maroon, MD, FACS and Jeff Bost PAC Holidays are surrounded by unique cues – certain sounds, smells, decorations and people we see only once a year. These trigger holiday memories of “the good old days.” But sometimes these can also be a source

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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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A happy couple smiles

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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"Day by Day by Day" – Order Your Copy Today!

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.