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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St. Paul’s Catholic Spirit announces our 150th anniversary
17 Aug

St. Paul’s Catholic Spirit announces our 150th anniversary

Thanks to the Catholic Spirit in St. Paul for publishing an article about our 150th anniversary... ...
150 years in America: A healing balm for a wounded society
9 Aug

150 years in America: A healing balm for a wounded society

On August 30, the feast of our foundress, Saint Jeanne Jugan, we Little Sisters of the Poor will lau...
Father Peyton’s Little Sisters
8 Aug

Father Peyton’s Little Sisters

The following article is an excerpt from a longer article entitled Mary's Man on a Mission, about Fa...
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