A ‘Ray’ of Sunshine at the Little Sisters of the Poor

Last week the Residents enjoyed a wonderful visit with Nikki-Dee Ray, the Meteorologist from CBS 6. Having visited before, Nikki-Dee is a popular figure here at the Home, and many Residents love catching her on the morning news. Residents were eager to hear her input on hurricanes Harvey and Irma that had just devastated numerous Read more…

A Feast Day Treat

To celebrate a special day, our dear foundress St. Jeanne Jugan’s Feast Day, Residents enjoyed a sweet treat last week. Courtesy of a generous benefactor, the Ice Cream King truck pulled up to the Home and served up delicious frozen desserts for Residents, Sisters, volunteers, and staff alike. It was a beautiful afternoon to celebrate Read more…

A Toe-Tappin’ Good Time

Speaker Bill Pike visited the Home recently to share an interesting topic with our Residents: Cowboy Music. Part of a course he teaches with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Richmond, the series covers the history and tradition of Cowboy music, and includes some fun video and sound clips for a real Read more…

Sundays with the Scouts: Brownie Troop 319 Shares Special Visit and Gift with Residents

On a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning, 10 Brownies from Girl Scout Troop 319 out of Saint Bridget School (Richmond, VA) visited with the Residents here at our Home. Almost 20 Residents were able to join the girls for crafts, cookies, and songs. While there, the girls talked and listened – and even found several former Read more…

Play Me a Tune

If you’ve ever attended our Annual Benefit Dinner, you probably remember the Sisters singing a fun little song after dinner. You may even remember a snippet of a tune, or having laughed at a funny line, or tapped your foot to the beat. Ever wonder who the ‘composer’ behind those songs was? Well, our very Read more…

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