Mission Statement

As Little Sisters of the Poor we welcome the elderly of all nationalities and beliefs. We uphold the sacredness of human life in all its stages. Believing in the total care of the elderly we have at heart to respond to their desires and aspirations.


Sayings of St Jeanne Jugan

Jeanne left no writings.  In fact the only written words we have from her are those of her signature.

However, we are privileged to have many of her ‘sayings’, that is, advice she gave to the novices during the many years she providentially spent with them in the silence of their novitiate.

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A Week to Remember

Held every three years, this major international event brings together families from across the world to celebrate, pray and reflect upon the central importance...

Farewell to Edinburgh

After 154 years of caring for the elderly in Edinburgh the Little Sisters are withdrawing  from this location. On Sunday 5th August the Little Sisters...

A Beach Party

If we can't go to the beach, then the beach can come to us. It's summertime and the living is easy. A pleasant afternoon in...