History (Kagel)

Kathy Kagel

Kathy’s Story by Kathleen Kagel – Director of Nursing My first introduction to the Little Sisters of the Poor and their work with the elderly began thirty years ago when some friends invited me to accompany them on a weekend to volunteer at the Little Sisters home in Germantown.  Although I was curious, I wasn’t Read more…

History (Dengler)

A Safe Port in a Storm by Jim Dengler, AJJ member, volunteer and former Advisory Board Member of Holy Family Home Growing up in Southwest Philadelphia was like living on a ship. The bow was Most Blessed Sacrament Church and School. This parish provided us and the city with some of the best athletes of Read more…

History (Carter)

Don Carter

Don’s Story by Don Carter – Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance My first experience with the Little Sisters was when I was in first or second grade at Most Blessed Sacrament School.  The school was having a canned good drive for the Little Sisters Home down the street.  I wondered how the Sisters could Read more…

Vocations

Vocations

Vocations   If God has gifted you with a love for the poor and a desire to know him more deeply, he may be offering you the precious gift of a vocation to consecrated life. We’d be happy to speak to you and accompany you in your discernment. With the recent canonization of our Mother Read more…

Youth

Youth

Youth     Are you a high school or college student looking for a way to make a difference in the world? Are you seeking a place to volunteer your time and talents? Do you enjoy helping the elderly? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place! Youth Read more…

Chaplain’s Corner

Chaplain

Chaplain’s Corner   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 about 100 Residents who were under the watchful care of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Since Read more…

Chaplain’s Biography

Chaplain

Chaplain’s Biography Father Douglas McKay was ordained in 1982 for the archdiocese of Philadelphia. As a priest, he has ministered in parishes, hospitals, prisons, schools, neighborhood bars, playgrounds, and on the streets. Since 1993, he has been the chaplain of Holy Family Home, serving the elderly with the Little Sisters of the Poor. He is Read more…

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact Us   Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Home 5300 Chester AvenuePhiladelphia, PA 19143-4929Phone: (215) 729-5153 Fax: (215) 729-5158 Mother Superior Mother Catherine phmothersuperior@littlesistersofthepoor.org Administrator Pat Lophadministrator@littlesistersofthepoor.org Chaplain Rev. James Sullivan Admissions Cathy Moffit phsocialservices@littlesistersofthepoor.org Association Jeanne Jugan Sister Veronica phdonations@littlesistersofthepoor.org Collecting/Giving Opportunities Sister Veronica phdonations@littlesistersofthepoor.org Employment Opportunities Theresa Jasper phhumanresources@littlesistersofthepoor.org Social Services Read more…

Calendar

Calendar

Tradition of Begging

Begging Tradition

Our Begging Tradition   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 Read more…

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