Baltimore, Md., Dec 28, 2012 / 04:05 pm (CNA).- As the winter season continues, the Little Sisters of the Poor are relying on God’s providence to help their care for the elderly poor, as they always have.
“One of the foundational virtues of our congregation,” Sister Constance Veit told CNA Dec. 20, is “trust in providence.”
The Little Sisters of the Poor were founded by Saint Jeanne Jugan in France the 1830s to take care of the elderly poor, who had no one else to look after them. They now operate homes throughout the world, with 30 in the U.S. serving some 2,500 persons. Read more