Monthly Archive August 2016

Candlelight Tribute to Our Lady

Storms were predicted to hit just as our Candlelight Rosary was scheduled to begin. We prayed to St. Joseph to keep the rain away so that we could pay tribute to Our Lady. He took good care of us and kept the skies dry. The cloudy day kept the summer heat at bay and by Read more…

1st Place!

On Monday, August 15, Mayor Jim Schwantz presented St. Joseph’s Home with 1st Place in the Palatine Hometown Pride Award in the Business category. The Hometown Pride Award was created to honor properties in Palatine,IL that have beautiful landscaping and exceptional curb appeal. Sr. Pauline accepted the award from Mayor Jim Schwantz during the Village Read more…

Water with Blessings Update

Back in June we posted an article on our participations in the Water with Blessing Program. Below is an update from our volunteer Rem Reyes who is working hard in the Philippines to distribute the water filters with the socks that we knitted. Hello dear friends of Water with Blessings mission. Here are two pics Read more…

Little Sisters Receive Gaudium et Spes Award from Knights of Columbus

The selfless charity and intrepid spirit of a congregation of religious sisters were recognized at the States Dinner as the Knights of Columbus bestowed its highest honor, the Gaudium et Spes Award, on the Little Sisters of the Poor. The keynote address at the dinner was delivered by Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation Read more…

Our HHS journey was worth it!

While in Toronto for the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention this week, the Little Sisters spoke with John Allen from the Crux…. Two members of the Little Sisters of the Poor say they sometimes get a bit weary of answering questions about their role in the contraception mandates fight, but also that the publicity generated Read more…