Prayer Request

Prayer Requests

Prayer Request We know that God’s love and care are manifested through the hearts and hands of all who share in our mission of caring for the elderly. In turn, God blesses those who serve their brothers and sisters in need. Each day we pray for your needs and intentions, asking our Lord to bless Read more…

Employment

Employment

Employment   Welcome to the employment page of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Philadelphia! As employees, we share in the work of the Little Sisters by assisting them in their mission of hospitality — welcoming the elderly poor, making them happy, and caring for them until God calls them home. Following the example Read more…

Donations (Ambrogi)

The Little Sisters of the Poor and N. Ambrogi’s Fancy Fruit Store circa 1934 as told by Richard Ambrogi Some time ago, when we were planning the 100th Anniversary of our Chester Avenue location, Don Carter, our Plant Operations & Maintenance Director, suggested we contact Richard Ambrogi who worked as a service rep for a Read more…

Donations

Donations

Donations Be Part of the Miracle–Donate Since 1869, the Little Sisters of the Poor have served the elderly of the Philadelphia area with compassion and love. Sustaining at one point three homes welcoming more than 300 Residents, the community of the greater Philadelphia area has been part of an on-going miracle. People are often at Read more…

Heaven’s Homecoming

Heaven's Homecoming

Heaven’s Homecoming In Heaven’s Homecoming Father McKay has compiled eulogistic stories of the elderly under his 18 year priestly watch at Holy Family Home, in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Through the spirit of Saint Jeanne Jugan and her Little Sisters of the Poor, these humble professors of the faith will make you laugh and cry Read more…

Heaven’s Vestibule

Inside Heaven’s Vestibule Almost one score years ago, June 21, 1993, a new priestly season began for me. On that day, I started my new assignment as the chaplain of Holy Family Home in Philadelphia to over 100 Residents who were under the temporal and spiritual care of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Since Read more…

Association Jeanne Jugan

Association Jeanne Jugan

Association Jeanne Jugan We are an association of Catholic lay men and women whose mission is to imbue the world with the spirit of St. Jeanne Jugan and her mission of hospitality in our daily milieu. We work in close collaboration with the Little Sisters, for we wish to be the extension of their hands Read more…

Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer   God has given each of us a special talent, and we’d love to have you share yours with us! To volunteer at Holy Family Home, please click here to download and complete the volunteer application and return it by mail or e-mail.  We will contact you to set up an interview.  Thank you. Read more…

History (Slim)

slim

Slim: A Peaceful Man Who Has Made A Communal Impact BY ERIN MAGUIRE, THE BULLETIN PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2009 Sitting in a green armchair beneath an Eagles pennant in his room, Slim held on his lap a plastic yellow safe box filled with his prized belongings. Nearby, a white Bichon/poodle named Molly that Slim Read more…

History (Moffitt)

Cathy Moffitt

My History with the Little Sisters by Catherine Moffit – Admissions I first met the Little Sister of the Poor back in 1972 when I was in the 8th grade.  The Little Sisters came to my grade school to talk about their mission at St. Michael’s Home for the Elderly.  They brought with them two Read more…

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