Painting a Winter Scene

Thanks to the generosity of a group of friends calling themselves “The Need Knots” our Home received a large donation toward art supplies. Now the activities department has the ability to schedule an afternoon of painting about every month. Residents from the apartments and the nursing home are drawn to these afternoons. The final results Read more…

One Last Party Before Lent

Every year our Residents look forward to the biggest party of the year—Mardi Gras. In our Home we have not just one but two celebrations for this time before Lent. The partying begins with a Ball on Monday evening where this year’s King Ed Nemeth and Queen Betty Miller were crowned as new royalty. Students Read more…

Cruising the Three Rivers

One of Pittsburgh’s unique geographical features is the confluence of the three major rivers: Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela. The Gateway Clipper Fleet operates river boat cruises for tourists and locals alike to experience Pittsburgh on the water. This past August a group of 90 Residents, Sisters, volunteers and staff set sail for a luncheon cruise. Read more…

Family Picnic welcomes 500

Each September our Home hosts a Resident and Employee Family Picnic. The grounds of the Home become the perfect picnic spot with a multitude of family friendly activities available. This year the Little Sisters welcomed over 500 people and served them a delicious picnic buffet. Face painting, a bounce house, and a petting zoo were Read more…

85 Years Answering God’s Call

This Summer we were so pleased to celebrate two meaningful dates for two of our Little Sisters. In June Sister Claire celebrated her 60th Jubilee as a Little Sister and in August Sister Mary Ellen celebrated her 25th anniversary of vows. Sister Claire’s Jubilee Mass was celebrated by Bishop Waltersheid and held in our Home’s Read more…

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