FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 4, 2014
Little Sisters of the Poor Host
Special Lenten Conference by
King’s College’s Fr. Thomas Looney, C.S.C.
Mary O’Rourke, resident; Father Thomas Looney, C.S.C., director of campus ministry and chaplain of King’s College, Wilkes-Barre; and Sister Maureen Weiss, lsp, administrator of Holy Family Residence, Scranton, pose for picture prior to Father Looney’s talk “The Joys of Lent.”
SCRANTON, PA – The Little Sisters of the Poor hosted a special Lenten conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 in the chapel of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. The conference entitled “The Joys of Lent” was presented by the Rev. Thomas Looney, C.S.C., director of campus ministry and chaplain of King’s College, Wilkes-Barre.
The Little Sisters, who have been serving the elderly poor in Northeastern Pennsylvania since 1908, work closely with staff, volunteers, and benefactors in creating a family spirit for the Residents entrusted to their care. They welcome the elderly who have limited funds and provide for their needs so they can live their last years in an atmosphere of respect, dignity, and love.
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