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.
when you feel lonely and helpless.
Say to him: ‘You know well what is happening, my dear Jesus. I have only you. Come to my aid….’
And then go your way. And don’t worry about knowing how you are going to manage.
It is enough to have told our good Lord. He has an excellent memory."
Let us love him very much, that is all that is necessary…."
It is a great grace God is giving you. In serving the aged, it is he himself whom you are serving."
O Mary, my dear Mother, come to me. You know that I love you and that I long to see you."