On March 28, 2019, Sister Joyce Susan Njeri Mbataru, General Councilor, and CCVI representative of the participating congregations of CommonSpirit Health System and Sister Mary Patricia Driscoll, Assistant Congregational Leader / General Councilor, attended a sponsorship celebratory ritual with three of the other previously sponsoring congregations of Dignity Health at the new corporate offices of CommonSpirit Health System in Chicago. At the ceremony, the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, the Dominican Sisters of Adrian, the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity and the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, ritually entrusted the mission, ministry, and sponsorship of their healthcare facilities to the Catholic Health Care Federation, (PJP). During the ceremony, the Sisters representing the congregations who had transferred their sponsorship came forward to read their proclamations and present a symbol of their congregation’s charism to the members of the Catholic Health Care Federation, (PJP).

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