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Mission Sunday -18th October 2020. Pope Francis is asking us to understand what God is saying to us at this time of pandemic which also represents a challenge for the Church’s mission. Illness, suffering, fear and isolation challenge us. The…

Here at the Little Sisters of the Poor, you can imagine that, as for everyone in Care, the past  7 months have been some of the most challenging months of our lives. We have been so blessed that over this…

Irene Boyer was born on the 12th October 1920  in London she moved to Manchester when she was 17 years old.  She had a very interesting life working with the police force in the office, typing and filing reports for…

Laudato Si. Care for our common home. Pope Francis is asking us all to play our part in protecting the earth.  Creation today is crying out as never before, labouring to be set free.   We must play our part,…

Feast day of our Lady of the Holy Rosary. We ask Jesus through the intercession of his Blessed Mother to obtain for us all a deeper faith and the end of the Covid-19 virus. Lord hear our prayer. God bless…

All Staff, sisters and residents were invited to ' Dance for Dignty' this week at our Leeds home.  This was held to celebrate everything we do well and the work that has been done to keep out residents safe and…

Today we celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Theresa of Lisieux. She was born in 1873, six years before the death of Saint Jeanne Jugan. They both had great confidence in God’s Providence. Saint Theresa wrote : « To the…

Congratulations to Fidelma our trainer at Newcastle, who celebrated 25 years service this week. Thankyou for your loyal service  - We very much appreciate your hard work. Well done from everyone here at the Little Sisters.    

Lovely afternoon of singing and dancing in the sunshine at Newcastle.  Keeping the spirits of our residents raised is paramount here at the Little Sisters Of The Poor.  The residents also enjoyed the sunshine here at Newcastle this week. Alan…

Dorothy May Higginbotham, always known as May to her friends, was born on 24th September 1920 in Preston Lancashire. May came of age just in time to join the Auxiliary Territorial Services where she served in numerous admin posts with…

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We Say “Yes” To Life!

“God, who has fatherly concern for everyone, willed that all people should constitute one family and treat one another in the spirit of brotherhood”. (The Church in the Modern World)

Little Sisters of the Poor, to whom the Church has entrusted the Apostolic Mission of Hospitality to the Aged poor, welcome the elderly of all nationalities and beliefs.

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Father Ernest Lelievre

French priest Father Ernest Lelievre was a humble, gentle priest who devoted his life to the service of the poor.

The question was asked “Have the poor ever had a greater friend than he?”

He had worked tirelessly giving himself and spending his inheritance for the foundation of homes of the Little Sisters.

A Million Rosaries

Today – in 2020 – as the world faces the misery, loss and  fear brought by the Covid-19 virus, please join us and become ONE IN A MILLION to pray the Rosary daily, imploring the Queen of the Rosary to intercede on behalf of humanity for an end to this sweeping pandemic. 



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