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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 Serve One Soul at a Time
10 Nov

Little Sisters Serve One Soul at a Time

Arlington, Va., Nov 8, 2016 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, ...
Share the Good News: Every Human Life is Sacred!
27 Oct

Share the Good News: Every Human Life is Sacred!

Janis Clarke sings the theme song she composed for YOUTH&AGED for Life with Residents, Sisters, ...
YOUTH&AGED for Life launches!
9 Oct

YOUTH&AGED for Life launches!

On Friday, October 7 we officially launched our YOUTH&AGED for Life initiative at Jeanne Jugan R...
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