Naval Health Clinic Charleston celebrates Nurses Week with ‘Blessing of the Hands’

May 16, 2017

Naval Health Clinic Charleston celebrates Nurses Week with ‘Blessing of the Hands’

 

The Chief of Chaplains of the Navy, Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, left, blesses the hands of Naval Health Clinic Charleston nurse Brenda Sales during a "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony May 8 at NHCC located on Joint Base – Naval Weapons Station Charleston, in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12. The "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony is a hospital tradition practiced around the world during Nurses Week to honor nurses who use their hands in many ways to bring healing to patients. (U.S. Navy photo by Kris Patterson/ Released)

Lt. Grant Mayfield, chaplain, Naval Support Activity, blesses the hands of Stacey Belton, nurse, Veterans Affairs Goose Creek Outpatient Clinic, during a "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony May 8 at Naval Health Clinic Charleston located on Joint Base – Naval Weapons Station Charleston, in celebration of Nurses Week May 6-12. The "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony is a hospital tradition practiced around the world during Nurses Week to honor nurses who use their hands in many ways to bring healing to patients. (U.S. Navy photo by Kris Patterson/ Released)