Little Sisters of the Poor 150 years in America

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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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Little Sisters receive Pro Fidelitate et Virtute Award from IRL
30 Apr

Little Sisters receive Pro Fidelitate et Virtute Award from IRL

On Saturday, April 27 we were given the Institute on Religious Life's Pro Fidenitate et Virtute Awar...
Little Sisters in Chicago celebrate 150 years
13 Apr

Little Sisters in Chicago celebrate 150 years

Little Sisters of the Poor celebrates 150 years of helping the elderly POSTED 10:37 PM, APRIL 12,...
Our Sunday Visitor features our 150th!
13 Apr

Our Sunday Visitor features our 150th!

Little Sisters of the Poor celebrate 150 years in U.S. Jim Graves March 27, 2019 ...
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