911 Gratitude

By: Sr. Isabelle Mr. Moore’s* eyes were filled with tears. “I am so grateful to you. You gave me back my life.” This ninety one year old man’s greatest pain is loneliness. A retired LAPD Blue officer with no remaining family to support him, he turns to God in prayer....
It’s A Wonderful Life!

It’s A Wonderful Life!

The new year, not yet one week old yet and celebrating the Epiphany-Visit of the 3 Kings, was celebrated by sisters, residents and friends who enjoyed a delightful evening at the Good Shepherd Cottage! Singing grace with the well-known refrain of “Alleluia” sung by...

Advent Longing

As the month of December opens, we have already begun to experience our culture’s mad rush to celebrate Christmas, bringing us in just a matter of hours from Halloween to Christmas Day. Every year, we see this instant transformation; but we have to wonder what...
Beach Trip 2016

Beach Trip 2016

We want to help make the dream of vibrancy, life, and dignity for our beloved elders a reality. They should be overflowing with the beauty of nature, the joy of companionship, social involvement, the love of children, family, friends, pets, and above all a special...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

In this season of Thanksgiving, we were blessed to be able to interview a couple of our community members from the Good Shepherd Cottage: Gordon Baden and Libby Thaller. Gordon Baden was born in Washington D.C., just a couple blocks from the White House. When asked...
Not So Ordinary Day

Not So Ordinary Day

A Day in the Life of Santa Teresita…Our Neighborhood of Care Sister Mary Clare, OCD   It was an ordinary morning that was not so ordinary.  This is what I mean … I woke up with the same weekday routine of getting out of bed, morning prayers and the usual...