Monthly Archive August 2015

“Au Revoir”

We said au revoir to Mother Provincial Maria Christine, Mother Maria Francis from Holy Family Residence in St. Paul and Sr. Thérèse Marie as they embarked on their journey to La Tour St. Joseph, our Motherhouse in France.  They will represent the Chicago Province and join Little Sister delegates from around the world for our Read more…

Take me Out to the Ball Game

One morning Sister Mary Alphonsus was reading the St. Theresa Parish bulletin.  She noticed that our good friend, Father Matthew Jamesson, Associate Pastor at St. Theresa Parish, would be throwing out the first pitch at a Kane County Cougars game in Geneva, IL on August 11. With that bit of information, the Activity Department decided Read more…

Press Release: HHS Mandate Update

  More than a dozen friend-of-the-court briefs filed in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today 20 states, along with a group of Orthodox Jewish Rabbis, five orders of nuns, the flagship seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, and many other religious and secular organizations, are filing friend-of-the-court briefs Read more…

20 States, Orthodox Rabbis, and Several Orders of Nuns Ask Supreme Court to Take Contraceptive Mandate Case

More than a dozen friend-of-the-court briefs filed in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today 20 states, along with a group of Orthodox Jewish Rabbis, five orders of nuns, the flagship seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, and many other religious and secular organizations, are filing friend-of-the-court briefs at the Supreme Read more…

A “Family Affair”

The preparations and secret planning were over.  The BIG day had finally arrived. We were going to celebrate Mother Provincial’s Feast day with a good ole summertime family picnic.  Three young-professed Little Sisters:  Sr. Mary Matthew of the Cross, Sr. Jessica and Sr. Mary Gerard of the Cross were here to help.  Courtney Moore (one Read more…