Monthly Archive May 2016

Welcome Mother Margaret Charles

The sun was shining inside and out of our Home on Thursday, May 19, as Mother Margaret Charles arrived! Traveling all the way from Totawa, NJ, Mother arrived to be welcomed to Illinois by native President, Abe Lincoln. Entering the lobby, Mother was greeted with a sea of smiling Residents and staff faces, applauding and Read more…

Supreme Court Issues Decision on HHS Mandate Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously protected the Little Sisters of the Poor from draconian government fines and recognized that the government does not need the Little Sisters to provide services such as the week after pill. The Court also noted the government finally admitted it could indeed meet its goals without involving the Little Read more…

AJJ Promise Day

“In Your presence, Lord Jesus, with Your grace and through Mary’s intercession, I commit myself to the Association Jeanne Jugan of the Little Sisters of the Poor, for one year. I promise to serve You in the Elderly with joy and love, by following the example of humility and confidence left to us by Jeanne Read more…

Archbishop Cupich at the Amazing Grace Gala

We were honored to have Archbishop Blase Cupich join us as our special guest speaker at the 2016 Amazing Grace Gala. His understanding and support of our ministry is truly a gift to us. We were touched by his kind words. Listen to the entire talk Archbishop Cupich gave at the Amazing Grace Gala on Read more…

Thank you St. Edna’s Women’s Club!

Monday mornings always seem to get a bad reputation in the work world. However, at St. Joseph’s Home for the Elderly, Monday isn’t so bad. On Monday morning, May 2, the St. Edna’s Women’s Club visited our Residents and brought them goodies such as donuts and fruit. It was an enjoyable morning and Residents met Read more…