God bless America

On Flag Day, Boy Scouts from our neighboring parish, St. Regis, joined us for a brief celebration. Everyone gathered – in the shade! – to watch the Scouts hoist the Stars and Stripes. After the flag was raised, we all recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the “Star-Spangled Banner”. It was nice to take Read more…

50 years of saying “yes” to God

This week we had twice the fun here at the Jeanne Jugan Center. We celebrated the golden jubilee of Sister Chantal Mary of Jesus and Sister Paul Mary of Jesus. Imagine, 50 years of being a Little Sister of the Poor! They each took vows on the same day back in 1968, and over the Read more…

Seeing Double

May 13 – 19 was National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). A yearly celebration, the week-long observance recognizes the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. Here at the Jeanne Jugan Center, we decided to celebrate “Our Home Week,” with different events every Read more…

May Crowning

May is the month traditionally devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and nothing speaks to tradition like a May Crowning ceremony. This past Saturday we were happy to pay tribute to Mary, and just as our foundress, St. Jeanne Jugan, had a special love for her, she holds a special place in our hearts as Read more…

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…

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