Welcome Five New AJJ Members

The Little Sisters of the Poor at the Jeanne Jugan Center welcomed five new Jeanne Jugan Associates to its lay member society, Association Jeanne Jugan (AJJ), on May 1. This association was formed as a way for individuals to support the Little Sisters and to honor their foundress St. Jeanne Jugan. Its members serve as Read more…

Women Speak for Themselves visit to the Jeanne Jugan Center

With big smiles, warm hearts and a commitment to their Catholic faith they came to our home. Carloads of women representing “Women Speak for Themselves” arrived with their trunks filled to capacity with paper goods and necessities for our Residents. Our Residents received loving hand massages and warm conversations with women who came to support Read more…

St. Joseph’s Feast Day

From Celebrant to Servant Bishop Vann Johnston, the bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese, was the principal celebrant as he concelebrated Mass for our Residents on March 19, the feast day of St. Joseph, the father of Jesus and the patron saint of the Little Sisters of the Poor. The altar was filled with Read more…

Wearin’ Of the Green

“O Paddy dear, and did you hear the news that going round? The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground; St. Patrick’s Day no more we’ll keep, his colours can’t be seen, For there’s a bloody law against the wearing of the green.” The Residents of the Jeanne Jugan Center took their Read more…

Miniature Horses Visit Residents

It doesn’t take a scientist to know that pets make humans feel good; anyone who’s ever stroked a dog’s fur or felt a cat’s thrumming purr knows this. Science can, however, tell us how and why pets can be therapeutic. Just 15 minutes of bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in Read more…

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