Mission Statement

Mission Statement

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR MISSION, VISION and VALUES The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, we serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world. Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our MISSION is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself. Our VISION is to contribute to the Culture of Life by nurturing communities where each person is valued, the solidarity of the human family and the wisdom of age are celebrated, and the compa...

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Our Elders Are Lonely, Do We Care?
29 Sep

Our Elders Are Lonely, Do We Care?

By Mary Rezac Denver, Colo., Sep 25, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-It was August in Rome, ...
Calling all kids, teens and elders in Washington DC!
16 Sep

Calling all kids, teens and elders in Washington DC!

We are in the midst of developing materials for our pro-life initiative, YOUTH&AGED for Life...
Young People, Talk to Your Grandparents!
8 Sep

Young People, Talk to Your Grandparents!

For many young Catholics the defining moment of the summer took place in Poland, where Pope Francis ...
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