On the feast of St. Joseph our chaplain Rev. Philip Simo, OSB, carried the Blessed Sacrament around our building to bless the house and ask God’s protection over us in the midst of this coronavirus scare.
As Catholic parishes and schools in the Archdiocese of Washington closed their doors or halted activities in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Catholic-run organizations that serve populations particularly susceptible to the virus have also taken steps to slow down the spread of the virus. At the […]
Last week our communities in Washington, DC, Baltimore and Richmond participated in the annual March for Lifer activities, including the Vigil for Life at the Basilica Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the Youth Rally and Mass at the Capital One Arena and the March itself. In addition, our home in […]
Here in Washington DC we closed the 150th anniversary year with an outdoor street fair in front of our home. The idea was actually born from a conversation between a Resident and a Little Sister on July 4th. Carl noted that July 4 was also the feast of St Elizabeth […]
This week we had our first-ever MasterChef competition right in our auditorium! The occasion was the 150th anniversary of the Little Sisters’ arrival in the USA. We used this activity as an opportunity to learn about the Little Sisters’ trust in Providence, our begging tradition, and just how challenging it […]
A call from a young woman in northern Virginia a few weeks ago led to a charming activity on Saturday, July 13. Mary called explaining that she was the maid of honor for her friend, Genny, who will be married in October. Since the whole bridal party was composed of […]