Monthly Archive December 2016

Christmas Comes to Chicago

Although Palatine isn’t technically inside the city limits of Chicago, many of our Residents and Sisters were born and or have lived in Chicago. As avid sports fans, we consider ourselves Chicagoans and as such, we celebrated our Annual Gourmet Christmas Dinner with a ‘Christmas Comes to Chicago’ theme. In 2010, Mother Provincial Maria Christine Read more…

Christmas Through their Eyes

by Catherine Plishka, Receptionist Christmas. That time of year when there’s so much hustle and bustle among businesses and shops alike. That time of year for getting the best shopping deals and hoping to get the best (and most expensive) present ever on your wish list (even after you stop believing in Santa Claus). While Read more…

God Bless You For All You Do

It takes many people working together to make our Home run “like a well-oiled machine”.   Each person plays an important part in contributing to the operations and Spirit of St. Joseph’s Home. The whole can’t exist without each part. We are grateful to our volunteers and staff who are an extension of the Little Sisters’ Read more…

Jolly Old St. Nicholas

The priceless gazes of the children almost pierced the door, as the crowd awaited the arrival of their favorite elf. Suddenly, shrieks of cheers filled the auditorium. St. Nicholas had arrived! There is nothing like to joy and wonder of a child, this time of year, to put you into the Christmas Spirit. Resident Bob Read more…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Mother Nature thought that 60⁰ was not suitable for the Christmas Season in Palatine. What started last week as balmy weather with unseasonably warm temperatures, ended with a record snowfall. But, what is Christmas without snow? With the outside looking more like Christmas, we are in the Christmas Spirit and busy decorating inside. Colorful twinkling Read more…