Honoring our Sisters through Simple Gifts Collection
March 8-14, 2016

To celebrate 2016 National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, we’ll be collecting personal care items and household cleaning products for residents of our sponsored institution, Hadley Terrace Senior Apartments. Hadley Terrace provides safe, affordable, and supportive apartment living for low-income elders in Milwaukee’s central city. We invite friends in the Milwaukee area to bring a donation when you join us for Lenten Vespers on Thursday evening, March 3. Below are guidelines for our Simple Gifts collection.

Unopened samples or regular-size packages of:

Personal care items Household paper & cleaning products
Bath soap
Shaving cream
Toothpaste & toothbrush
Mouthwash
Shampoo
Deodorant
Hand/body lotion
Dusting spray
Paper towels
Dishwashing liquid
Laundry detergent
Glass cleaner
Facial tissue
Bathroom tissue

“And let us enter more deeply into the heart of the Gospel
where the poor have a  special experience of God’s mercy…
Let us rediscover these corporal works of mercy…”
Pope Francis’ Papal Bull
Misericordiae Vultus
(The Face of Mercy)

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