50 Years - Celebrating A Blessed Heritage 1971 - 2021!

St. Monica’s Blog

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...

New Years Blessings
Jan 8, 2021

Welcome 2021!

By Michelle Szczepanski As we say goodbye to 2020, which for many of us, proved to be a year of adjustment and loss, my hope for you and your family is that we can recover to whatever "normal" our lives will be. Like many people, I find inspiration in a new year. It is a clean...

Blessings Give Thanks
Nov 26, 2020

November Reflection

By Sr. Angelica Summer, Director of Pastoral Care The seasons come and go, but God remains unchanged and unchanging. As we welcome November, we see the days getting shorter and feel the weather getting colder. We know, before long, snow will be coming our way. But that should...