Volunteers Make the World Go ‘Round

We couldn’t do what we do without the many volunteers who help out here at the Jeanne Jugan Center. From helping with Resident activities, to serving lunch, making beds, or pulling weeds in the flower gardens, they are involved in almost every area of our home and we consider them a part of our family. Read more…

Buffalo Soldiers

To the delight of all of our history buffs (and we have quite a few here), we had some very interesting visitors recently who gave a wonderful presentation about America’s Buffalo Soldiers. The Buffalo Soldiers were African-American soldiers who served mainly on the Western frontier following the Civil War. In 1866, six all-black cavalry and Read more…

A Lenten Tradition

Fish fries… Lent wouldn’t be the same without them. For many of us, Friday evenings during Lent mean eating a fish dinner and visiting with our neighbors at the local parish or Knights of Columbus hall. It’s the same for us here at the Jeanne Jugan Center. This Lenten season has seen many a delicious Read more…

Saint Joseph, Pray for Us!

Saint Jeanne Jugan had a special reverence for St. Joseph. Just as he was the provider and protector of the holy family, so she looked to him to provide for and protect the Little Sisters. To this day, we continue to honor him in our home by having a special Mass in our chapel. Each Read more…

Vietnamese New Year

Family and cultural traditions are important, and Resident Kim and her family couldn’t agree more. This year, like every year, she spent the holiday Tĕt, or the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, with her daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren. The kids came to visit grandma in traditional Vietnamese dresses and were thrilled to receive their red envelopes Read more…

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