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…

Celebrating Summer

The Little Sisters of the Poor, Residents, employees and volunteers celebrated the official start of summer on Wednesday June 21, 2017 with a picnic at North Park. After several rainy days in Pittsburgh, the skies were finally bright blue without a cloud in sight. Delicious yet traditional fare was served at the picnic thanks again Read more…

Pint-sized Fun!

The Little Sisters of the Poor welcome volunteers of all ages to assist in their daily ministry of caring for the elderly poor Residents. In particular, our pint-sized volunteers bring so much joy to the faces of our elderly friends. These youngsters can be found alongside the Residents in all different activities. Some of our Read more…

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