50 Years - Celebrating A Blessed Heritage 1971 - 2021!

St. Monica’s Blog

May 6, 2021

Benefits of Gardening

By Loretta Baxter Gardening provides many joys for people of all ages from children to seniors. It does not seem to matter whether one is planting flowers or vegetables. There seems to be something spiritual about digging in the dirt that makes a person forget about their...


Apr 30, 2021

Announcing Arise Physical Therapy

By Kelly Bardosy, Physical Therapist This past year was a real doozy, wasn’t it? Seemingly out of nowhere, our social engagements, activities, outings and “normal” day-to-day life came to a halt. And along with that came a steep decline in physical activity. Unfortunately, the...


Robert Saunders Library
Feb 15, 2021

Black History: The Foundation of American History

By Ahmad K. Qawi, President/CEO Racine Family YMCA & St. Monica's Board Member In 2001, I was participating in the Adult Centered African Rites of Passage. It was a journey, a process to better understand who I was as an African American and what was my purpose on this earth...


Will You Be My Valentine
Feb 12, 2021

Will You Be My Valentine?

By Shannon Perez, Director of Life Engagement Each year on February 14, people exchange cards, candy, or flowers with their special “Valentine.” St. Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates to the 5th century. It was not until much later, however, that the day...


50th Anniversary
Feb 1, 2021

Celebrating 50 Years of a Blessed Heritage

by Maneeka Decker, St. Monica's Board Member “St. Monica’s Senior Citizens Home” began as a dream of Sister Helen Wenzel and the Sisters of St. Rita in the late 1960s. Our home has grown into a staple in the Racine community that is now proudly celebrating 50 years of heritage...


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