St. Monica’s Blog

St. Monica’s Senior Living welcomes Sisters to their Memory Care Staff

Collaboration, a positive endeavor between two Augustinian communities resulted in St. Monica’s addition of two Sisters joining their staff. Sr. Gregoria, the former Mother General of the Holy Spirit Community, approached Sr. Rita-Maria, the Mother General of the Sisters of St. Rita, both are German-based communities with their Motherhouse in Germany. Sr. Gregoria, with St. […]

Love is in the Air

By Loretta Baxter, RN, Administrator During February, we celebrate Valentines’ Day, recognizing the various individuals in our lives that we love and cherish—spouses, parents, children and dear friends. It is appropriate then to discuss the importance of relationships and socialization in our lives. Many studies have proven that socialization is important to all of us […]


Thrust on us in our advancing age is the world’s continuous youthful messaging. Author Joyce Rupp in her book, “Prayers to Sophia: Deepening our Relationship with Holy Wisdom” speaks to all of us that support the frail elderly in her poem… Befriending My Aging Companion of Life, Guardian of Death, more and more I resemble […]