Monthly Archive July 2015

“Courtney are you ready?”

Courtney is beloved CNA at the Little Sister’s Holy Family Residence in St. Paul, MN.  She spent 6 weeks with us as a Hospitality Intern in the Spring into Service Program this summer.  Below, she shares her thoughts and experiences. “Courtney are you ready for June First?” Mother Maria (Mother Superior of Holy Family Residence in St. Read more…

Country Store

The Country Store, located on our second floor adjacent to the ever popular Ice Cream Shop, is an often overlooked treasure of our Home. This charming little shop is filled with staple items such as Kleenex, greeting cards, and snacks, as well as jewelry and pretty decorative trinkets. It is convenient because it gives our Read more…

10th Circuit Court Rules Against Little Sisters in HHS Mandate Case

As many of you already know, on July 14, 2015 the 10th Circuit Court in Denver, Colorado ruled against the Little Sisters of the Poor in our case against the HHS Mandate. We thank everyone who has called, emailed, tweeted and posted their support of Little Sisters of the Poor following 10th Circuit ruling. For Read more…

Holy Hill Basilica

 Written by Emma, Hospitality Intern   Every month the Activity Department works hard to plan exciting trip opportunities for our Residents. As Hospitality Interns, we have been invited to take part in some of these excursions. We were blessed to attend the trip to Holy Hill Basilica in Hubertus, Wisconsin. We set off with six Residents Read more…

2015 Morkes Sweet Ride

Morkes Chocolates have been serving up delicious treats in Palataine since 1967. For the past few years they have sponsored a Sweet Ride Palatine Chocolate Bicycle Tour.  This family friendly event takes bicyclists around Palatine, stopping at six locations for chocolate treats.  We are happy to be the second stop!  Sr. Grace and her expert Read more…