Sharing in our Vocation of Mercy

Over 300 people joined us on Sunday, April 23 at our 2017 Amazing Grace Gala at the Stonegate Banquet Centre in Hoffman Estates, IL. The tables were decorated with red and gold tablecloths with beautiful arrangements of roses and hydrangeas in the center. Our guests enjoyed cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, as they browsed through Read more…

St. Joseph Our Protector

St. Joseph is our patron and protector, to whom we turn to for all our needs. St. Jeanne Jugan was deeply devoted to St. Joseph to take care of her needs. If you think about it, their lives were quite similarly ‘hidden’ while watching over God’s most precious gifts. St. Joseph was entrusted to care Read more…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

May the leprechauns be near you, To spread luck along your way. And may all the Irish angels, Smile upon you St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick is a favorite patron saint of many of our Residents and Little Sisters of Irish (and all other) descent. There are many legends and folklore that tell about St. Read more…

Blessings are for Sharing

“Around every eight seconds a child dies of a preventable disease caused by dirty water. 70-80% of the beds in hospitals around the world are filled because of dirty water.” Sr. Lorraine Lauter, co-founder of Water with Blessings , told us as she began her story of how the Water With Blessings Program began. During Read more…

Oh When the Saints, Come Marching in….

We all wanted to be in that number on Fat Tuesday, when our Mardi Gras Saints marched in the dining room. New Orleans couldn’t have been more festive, as purple, green and gold streamers and balloons shimmered from the doorways, tables and even our masks and beads around our neck. Our Resident New Orleans native, Read more…

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