(Washington, D.C.) St. Ann’s Center’s “Hope Blossoms” gala will celebrate 162 years of fulfilling a mission bestowed by then-President Abraham Lincoln: caring for vulnerable women and children in the Nation’s Capital.
On the eve of Easter Sunday, I am amazed by how quickly Lent seemed to pass. Perhaps this has to do with the pace of activities at St. Ann’s Center. In the past two weeks alone, we have welcomed two new families...
Hope Blossoms 2022 will take place Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Columbia Country Club. Sister Mary Bader, DC and Honorary Co-hosts Pam & Dennis Lucey invite you to a celebration of St. Ann's Center's families and our continuing mission to heal, strengthen and inspire vulnerable mothers and their children.
This March 28, 2022 article in the National Catholic Register highlighted Jasmine Rolon and her son, one of the families being served at St. Ann's. The story also highlighted St. Ann's tradition of caring, established by the Daughters of Charity in 1860 and continued today!
World Social Work Day - Interview with Celeste Wallace, M.S.W.
This World Social Work Day*, St. Ann’s Center celebrates Celeste Wallace, M.S.W. – recent graduate of Howard University School of Social Work and a member of St. Ann’s Clinical and Social Work Services team. Celeste recently shared about her experiences working alongside the mothers and families living at St. Ann’s – and how she hopes these experiences will inform her future social work career.
This week, St. Ann’s Center staff and residents marked Ash Wednesday with an intimate distribution of ashes in our Chapel. As we gathered, we also recognized that this first day of Lent fell against a backdrop of great need in our world – especially the need for prayers of peace for the people of Ukraine. (Continued...)
Hello from St. Ann's Center! I hope you and your loved ones are doing well. On February 1, we marked the Feast of St. Brigid, an early Irish saint known for her creative problem-solving and regarded as a patroness of women and children. I can only imagine that if St. Brigid lived in Hyattsville today, she would find unique ways to assist St. Ann’s Center’s mission! (Continued...)