Congratulations to Sister Beatrice Tom of Waianae, Hawaii, who received the inaugural St. Francis Momentum Award for Advancing Catholic Health Care in Hawaii.

Sister Bea was honored for following in the footsteps of St. Marianne Cope by demonstrating her adaptability and effortlessly moving onto new challenges while advancing Catholic health care in Hawaii.

She was recognized for her genuine compassion for people; her relentless desire to serve God; her tenacity, perseverance and grace under pressure. She reminds us of the beauty of the simplicity of unwavering faith.

Read more at the St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii.