Monthly Archive March 2011

Erin Go Bragh

“When Irish Eyes are Smiling, Sure, ’tis like the morn in Spring. In the lilt of Irish laughter, You can hear the angels sing. When Irish hearts are happy, All the world seems bright and gay. And when Irish eyes are smiling, Sure, they steal your heart away.” St. Joseph’s Home is blessed to have Read more…

Mardi Gras Celebration

When we hear the word Mardi Gras, our thoughts go to New Orleans, beads, parades, masks and costumes. However, Mardi Gras has its roots in the Catholic Church. The Roman Empire celebrated Lupercalia, a circus-like festival in mid February. The early church Fathers decided to incorporate this celebration into the Catholic faith. Carnival or Mardi Read more…

Former Chicago Bear Robin Earl Visits St. Joseph Home

Former Chicago Bear’s running back, Robin Earl stopped by St. Joseph’s Home for a visit. Having golfed in the Little Sister’s Swing and A Prayer Golf Outing last year, he wanted to offer assistance for this year’s September 12th event. After a tour of our Home, he stayed to share stories of his days with Read more…