Monthly Archive July 2016

Let’s Go to the Beach!

By Juleana Beutler, Hospitality Intern On a day that most people dread, Monday, we set out zealously to Crystal Lake. The day was sunny, with a pleasant cool breeze. To see such a diverse group of young and old; Sisters, Residents, and volunteers alike, all gathered at the beach, is certainly not an everyday sight. Read more…

Dance Party

By Marie Garro, Hospitality Intern This week concludes my stay with the Little Sisters’ Home in Palatine, so I decided to put together a dance program for the Residents, staff, and Sisters. I gathered six local couples who are affiliated with the dance corporation called Dance World. The program started with each of the couples Read more…

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Our broken down bus wasn’t going to stop us! On July 15, we piled into two cars and our new handicap van and headed south to the Joliet Slammers baseball game. Our good friends from St. Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield, IL invited us to the game, asked the Sisters to sing the national anthem Read more…

Crossroads Walkers Rest Stop

Last Friday afternoon we had the joy of welcoming, as is our tradition now every summer, the Northern Walkers from Crossroads. This was a group of ten young people who have chosen to walk for Life. They came mostly from the South, even as far south as Australia! James, who is from Melbourne, Australia, is Read more…

Summer in the City

Despite the threat of a summer storm, we ventured out to join forces with the Residents and Little Sisters from St. Mary’s Home in Chicago for a bus and boat tour of Chicago – thanks to two very generous benefactors who annually make it possible for all of us to go. From the comfort of Read more…