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NH Guild of Catholic Healthcare Professionals Honors Steven Paradis with St. Martin de Porres Award

April 7, 2017


(MANCHESTER) On Thursday, April 6, immediately following the annual White Mass for healthcare professionals, the NH Guild of Catholic Healthcare Professionals honored Mr. Steven E. Paradis, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N., with the 2017 St. Martin de Porres Award, given annually to a Catholic healthcare professional who exemplifies the virtues of Catholic healthcare.

Mr. Paradis is employed as a Radiation Oncology Nurse at Elliott Hospital in Manchester. He previously worked at Saint Joseph Hospital in Nashua in the Medical Surgical Unit, and prior to his graduation from the Nursing program at Saint Anselm College worked as a Nursing Assistant at Bishop Peterson House, a health care facility for retired priests. He worked in the banking industry for 19 years before returning to school to earn a degree in Nursing.

Mr. Paradis and his wife Denise reside in Goffstown, and are communicants of the Parish of the Transfiguration in Manchester, where he serves on many committees including the Adult Faith Formation Committee and the Food Pantry Committee. He also volunteers at New Horizons, an adult homeless shelter, soup kitchen and food pantry, in Manchester.

For more information about the NH Guild of Catholic Healthcare Professionals visit their website at www.nhcatholichealth.org.
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