Posts Tagged ‘Little Sisters of the Poor’

Religious Liberty is Intrinsic to Human Dignity

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

The Church this year commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Declaration on Religious Freedom, Dignitatis Humanae, by the Second Vatican Council. Today especially a renewed commitment to the fundamental principles affirmed in this eminent document is needed. One of the hallmarks of our nation, which is made up of many peoples from different backgrounds and […] [Read more]

The Catholic Impact

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

On a cold winter’s night in 1839 in a French village, Jeanne Jugan encountered an elderly, blind and infirm woman who was alone and in need of help. She carried the woman home, up the steps to her small apartment and placed her in her own bed. The congregation of the Little Sisters of the […] [Read more]