Irish Celebration Brings Out The Best Spirit

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by Sister Kathleen, l.s.p. | March 9, 2017 The fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Dinner at Holy Family Residence is much more than a fundraiser. It is an awesome witness to Scranton’s community spirit: from our devoted development and communications department’s behind-the-scenes organization, reaching out to sponsors and donors of prizes, to our collecting sisters Read more…

Love Is In The Air

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by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications  | February 27, 2017 February is known nationwide as a month to celebrate love. Whether it is shared between couples, families, or friends, its bond is founded in God’s love for all of humanity. Here at Holy Family Residence, we were blessed to witness that love in Read more…

Tangled Lights Teach True Meaning of Christmas

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by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications | December 29, 2016 Acclaimed author, poet, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou said, “I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” I couldn’t agree more Read more…

Perfect Weather, Perfect Meal Provides Pleasant Day

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by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications | October 19, 2016 It was fresh. It was warm. It was absolutely perfect. And, that’s just the description of the weather – not to mention the roast beef – we enjoyed here in Scranton on October 16 at our sixth annual roast beef dinner. Our second Read more…

Canonization of Mother Teresa Draws Parallels to Jeanne Jugan

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by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications | September 6, 2016 When I attended Mass on Sunday, I was so happy to hear the name of our Church’s newest saint, “St. Teresa of Calcutta,” revered and appealed to for her intercession for our many needs. Although I cannot say I knew Mother Teresa, I Read more…

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