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What I learned from the cherry blossoms
By Constance Veit / April 10, 2021

What I learned from the cherry blossoms

by Sister Constance Veit, LSP Nothing speaks of spring more than blossoms in March and April. Since moving to Washington...

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In tough times go to Joseph
By Constance Veit / March 3, 2021

In tough times go to Joseph

  This month, we Little Sisters and our Residents and staff will observe two major COVID milestones. On March 11...

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The elderly are featured in Christmas ads once again
By Constance Veit / December 19, 2020

The elderly are featured in Christmas ads once again

European Christmas ads often seem to feature the elderly. Why do you think so many creative people choose seniors as...

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Let’s make it a D.I.Y., family and Christ-centered Christmas!
By Constance Veit / December 15, 2020

Let’s make it a D.I.Y., family and Christ-centered Christmas!

by Sr Constance Veit, l.s.p. Obviously Christmas is going to be different this year due to COVID-19. For those suffering...

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Finding Reasons to Give Thanks: Our Elders Show Us How
By Constance Veit / November 24, 2020

Finding Reasons to Give Thanks: Our Elders Show Us How

by Sr Constance Veit, l.s.p. An unexpected headline in the New York Timesrecently caught my eye: “A Disrupted Thanksgiving Leaves...

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Letter from 107-year-old Irish woman about fighting COVID
By Constance Veit / October 25, 2020

Letter from 107-year-old Irish woman about fighting COVID

(from Aleteia) To Anyone Who Needs a Reason to Keep Going: My name is Nancy Stewart and I was born...

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Pandemic strengthens our call to serve the elderly
By Constance Veit / October 19, 2020

Pandemic strengthens our call to serve the elderly

Brian Fraga October 2, 2020 (Our Sunday Visitor) When the novel coronavirus was at its peak earlier this year in...

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Accompanying the dying as Mary did at the foot of the cross
By Constance Veit / October 16, 2020

Accompanying the dying as Mary did at the foot of the cross

by Chaz Muth, CNS WASHINGTON — Michaela Gallagher was a 16-year-old volunteer at the Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne...

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Little Sisters reflect on ‘Samaritanus bonus’ and our care of the dying
By Constance Veit / October 16, 2020

Little Sisters reflect on ‘Samaritanus bonus’ and our care of the dying

by Chaz Muth, CNS WASHINGTON — Much attention was given to church teaching on assisted suicide and euthanasia when the...

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It’s the month of the Rosary
By Constance Veit / October 5, 2020

It’s the month of the Rosary

October is the month of the Rosary and we need prayer more now than ever! The Vatican Pandemic Commission has...

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