On Thursday, December 9 Mother General Maria and Mother Assistant Joseph Christine spent the day at at our Home. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio and a good friend of the Congregation, celebrated Mass for us, happy to share memories of his years as nuncio in Mexico on the feast of […]
from the Catholic Standard Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrated a Mass on Aug. 14, 2021 to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival in Washington, D.C., of the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order whose service to the elderly poor in the nation’s capital began just after the Civil War […]
We celebrated the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly with the Residents’ families at an outdoor celebration. A playful photo studio invited fun family photos and a local entertainer got everyone singing … and more than a few dancing!
In preparation for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25 Residents helped make a giant banner thanking our staff for being our angels during this difficult months of the pandemic. We used the collage techniques of Eric Carle, the famous children’s book illustrator who passed away […]
Father’s Day was enjoyed by everyone at the Home this past Sunday. In the afternoon we enjoyed a performance by Nancy Leonard, Washington’s “Queen of the Accordion.” What a great musician and a real live wire of a personality! In the evening the men were treated to a supper of […]