Monthly Archive July 2014

Service and Song

“Jesus promised that we will always have the poor with us.  But he went even further than that, identifying himself with the poor: “Whatever you did for the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” Seeing Jesus in those who suffer is a matter of faith; loving them is a measure of Read more…

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

     What’s more perfect than a summer evening at the ballpark? We’ll, maybe if the White Sox win… which is exactly what they did, against the Kansas City Royals. With many thanks to a benefactor, we joined the Residents and Little Sisters form St. Mary’s Home in Chicago and traveled to US Cellular Field for Read more…

“God”incidence

         “God wants me for himself, he is keeping me for a work which is not yet founded.”                                                                                                                                    St. Jeanne Jugan Many of us have experienced coincidences or had chance meetings that enriched us and possibly change the direction of our life. In 2006 Matt Jamesson met Andrea Sims while attending a retreat Read more…

Veggie Tales

“If you like to talk to tomatoes, if a squash can make you smile, if you like to waltz with potatoes, up and down the produce aisle…” For many of us that song is familiar. We heard it as our children, nieces, nephews and grandchildren lovingly listened to the delightful escapades of the Veggie Tales Read more…

Move over Michelangelo!

    I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo Our Residents are all very gifted and their special talents are able to shine through in different activities that occur throughout our Home.  One group of talented artists meets a few times a month to partake in creative Read more…