St. Joseph Hospital Changes 

A change that’s been a few years in the making for St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor became official today.The Felician Sisters are transferring their sponsorship of the hospital and St. Joseph Healthcare, to Covenant Health Systems out of Lexington, Massachusetts.President and CEO, sister Mary Norberta, says there shouldn’t be any changes in the hospital’s services, staff or quality, and the mission will stay the same.She says similar transfers at religious-run hospitals are happening around the world, to help them access more capital.