What I’ve Learned from the Elderly: How Volunteering Has Served Me

By: Brendan Karp, volunteer April 16, 2018 Life’s a funny thing. We tend to have things take hold in our lives that have a dramatic impact, yet we never could have guessed it at the outset. That’s certainly the case for me looking back on the first time I set foot in the Little Sisters Read more…

“Doing a Good Turn”

Sprouting Beauty at St. Mary’s Home Written by Maureen Moran, Scout parent from the neighborhood Friday, June 23, 2017 This year I volunteered to find a location for my son’s scout den to identify a project to fulfill its Fellowship and Duty to God requirements. I chose St. Mary’s because we live in the neighborhood Read more…

Celebrating the Cubs

Fundraising for Water with Blessings Written by: Sr. Ann Marguerite Monday, April 10, 2017 In case you haven’t heard, the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series! The Residents of St. Mary’s Home – along with the North Side and all of Chicagoland – rejoiced in the early hours of November 3, 2016 that the Read more…

Growing in Wisdom through Friendship

Terrace Residents helping students become the best they can be Written by: Clare Favela Monday, April 3, 2017 A few months ago, one of my little sisters received $50 from an anonymous donor through the Archdiocese of Chicago with the task to give back to the community. She could have just donated the money but, instead decided to think of Read more…

Always raising the bar!

By: Andrea Smith, Deloitte volunteer June 13, 2016 It was hot and muggy on Friday when 24 of my colleagues from Deloitte and I visited St. Mary’s home for a day of volunteering and service. When we arrived, we were greeted with warm smiles – and a big honey-do list!  We decided the best plan Read more…

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