Valentine’s Party

On February 12th, the students from the Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Mary Washington were fortunate enough to spend their Saturday with the Little Sisters of the Poor and their dear Residents. Valentine’s Day was in the air, as we sipped our tea, ate treats—ranging from a chocolate fondue fountain to cupcakes—and treasured Read more…

Mrs. Maureen McDonnell

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, First Lady of Virginia, Mrs. Maureen McDonnell, hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion in our honor. In gratitude for the lovely evening, we presented Mrs. McDonnell with several tokens of appreciation, including a small pin bearing the likeness of Saint Jeanne Jugan and a patriotic straw hat, which she Read more…

Reflections on Former Resident Helen Tolnay

By Cameron Dunnavant, a first-year student at Virginia Military Academy I remember when I first met Helen Tolnay. She was in the second floor dining room of St. Joseph’s Home where my sister, Helen Gray, and I were volunteering. It is actually because of my sister that I went and spoke to this woman on Read more…

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