Sr. Mary Elizabeth Gintling, founder of the Joseph House and the Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary.
Sr. Patricia Guidera and Sr. Mary Elizabeth, Foundation Day of the Little Sisters, July 7, 1974.
Sr. Mary Elizabeth and a friend at the Joseph House Crisis Center.
The Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary.
Sr. Connie Ladd, Vicar General, and Sr. Marilyn Bouchard, Superior General.
The Convent in Salisbury.
Working in the kitchen. Br. Charles said, “The life of Nazareth can be followed anywhere; follow it in the place where it is most helpful to your neighbors.”
The Joseph House Crisis Center.
We share with the poor what we receive, whether it be money for emergencies, food, or in this case, boxes of shoes.
The Joseph House Workshop.
The men from the Workshop stopping by for a visit at Christmas.
A few of our volunteers at the annual Golf Tournament.
Our programs to help the less fortunate depend on support from the community.
Mass in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Joseph House, October 2015. Pictured are the Little Sisters, resident volunteers, our chaplain and parish priests.
Sr. Mary Elizabeth receiving the Lumen Christi Award from Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, Chicago, 1989. On the left is Fr. Edward J. Slattery, President of the Catholic Church Extension Society (the organization that sponsored the award). On the right is the Most Reverend Robert E. Mulvee, Bishop of Wilmington, who nominated Sister.
Sr. Mary Elizabeth as a Little Sister of the Poor, 1949.