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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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Liturgy & Luncheon for young women
21 Jul

Liturgy & Luncheon for young women

July 21, 2018 at St. Mary's Home, Chicago Click image for more information.
HHS Mandate Lawsuit finally achieves resolution
8 Jun

HHS Mandate Lawsuit finally achieves resolution

Last week we received great news from the trial court in Denver. That judge, who five years ago had ...
Little Sisters to withdraw from Holy Family Residence, Scranton
3 Jun

Little Sisters to withdraw from Holy Family Residence, Scranton

Little Sisters of the Poor to withdraw from Holy Family Residence, Scranton, PA (05/30/2018) – To...
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