Monthly Archive September 2012

For CUA Students, Visiting Elderly Neighbors is an Act of Faith and Love

Two years ago, Catholic University of America senior Katie Reilly’s beloved grandmother passed away, and she started thinking about how to fill that huge void in her life. When the opportunity came up to help serve the frail elderly residents of the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Jeanne Jugan Residence, Reilly not only saw a Read more…

Clowning Around at the Little Sisters of the Poor

  What is the source of all the laughter, noise, and hullabaloo coming from Good Shepherd and Sacred Heart Units? Why it’s a few of our most colorful friends – sporting bright yellow curly hair, giant polka dot and stripped hats, purple and orange socks and colossal shoes – as they aim to spread joy Read more…

A Ride Along The Historic Anacostia River

It is a beautiful day and a dozen Residents head to the Bladensburg Waterfront Park to join a naturalist aboard a pontoon boat for an environmental and historical tour of the Anacostia River. At the park, nestled among the Port Towns of Bladensburg, Colmar Manor and Cottage City, our Residents help one another don life Read more…