250 Years of Service

By Diana Olson, Dr. of Development “In the presence of the Blessed Trinity and of Mary Immaculate, I renew with all my heart my profession of the evangelical counsels, and promise God to observe faithfully the vows of Chastity, Poverty, Obedience and Hospitality which I have made forever in the Congregation of the Little Sisters Read more…

Love Bears All Things

By Catherine Plishka “Love Bears All Things, Believes All Things, Hopes All Things, Endures All Things.” 1 Cor. 13:7 Many married couples celebrate milestone anniversaries together: 25, 30, even 40 and sometimes 50. But Jack and Ellarita, Residents at St. Joseph’s Home for the Elderly in Palatine, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 3. Read more…

Mother’s Day Tea

One of our favorite traditions is our Mother and Daughter Tea. It is a Mother’s Day celebration of our ladies who are mothers, or like mothers to us! In preparation for this popular event, we received a special treat from students of Tricoci University who traveled to our Home to give us manicures. Wanting to Read more…

AJJ Promise Day

April 30, 2017 By Ginger Hamilton, AJJ The Association Jeanne Jugan (AJJ)is a lay group of men and women who have promised to commit themselves to serve the elderly with joy and love by following the example of humility and confidence left to us by Jeanne Jugan. On Sunday, April 30, AJJ members renewed our Read more…

President pledges support for the Little Sisters of the Poor

President orders agency to reconsider illegal mandate after repeated Supreme Court losses to nuns NEW YORK, NEW YORK – After nearly five years and multiple wins at the Supreme Court, the Little Sisters of the Poor are a step closer to being free to serve. The 175-year-old religious order of women who care for the Read more…

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