The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, we serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world. Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our MISSION is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself. Our VISION is to contribute to the Culture of Life by nurturing communities where each person is valued, the solidarity of the human family a...
Coming Event: Feast of St. Jeanne Jugan, August 30th
A word from her for the day:
"Always be cheerful, our old folk don't like sad faces"
St Jeanne Jugan
More of her words and charism
Our Homes in Oceania
Chapel at Easter - St Joseph's Home Melbourne
Western Samoa 1971
May the Peace that Christ brings reign in your hearts and your homes.
May it be strong enought to reach out to our world that cries out for peace.
Our prayers are with you always.