Although the Sister Isaac Center is a ministry of the Basilica Shrine of St Mary, we are helped by many other neighboring churches. St Mark’s, Immaculate Conception, and St Therese parishes are home to many of our volunteers . St
The Catherine Kennedy Home, a non-profit retirement home was named for Catherine DeRosset Kennedy (1800-1889), a Methodist church leader who founded the Home which operated at different Wilmington locations from 1852 to 2000. It was believed to be the oldest
This past week, as UNCW student’s semester came to an end, it was time for them to ‘clean house’ as they headed home. Sister Rose McNamara, the head of the Newman Center on campus, helped coordinate efforts to encourage the
Each morning, our guests come in and wait in the reception area, where they are greeted by the intake team. We hold our lottery to determine the sequence in which they will be served. We then start the process of
Every day, we have an opportunity to learn about our guests. When we take the time to talk to them, we hear many different stories – sometimes about their hardships, sometimes about their successes.
A couple weeks ago we helped a
We have a very busy furniture program at the Center. It takes many volunteers to keep it running. Calls come in daily offering donations. We then make arrangements to send our truck out to make a pickup if needed. Most
Several years ago, we started holding Yard Sales to benefit the Center. Over time, it has evolved into a very successful fundraiser. It takes place twice a year, spring and fall. A large team of people, headed up by Marie
Easter Sunday – The Sister Isaac Center
It is an honor to have been asked by Mary Ann Kotas, the Director of the Center, to be the guest writer for this week’s bulletin.
As I reflect on the mission of your Outreach
Our doors open at 8:30 each morning, Monday through Thursday. We usually help 30 – 40 people each morning. Many of our guests live within a couple miles, but some travel a distance from Brunswick County, Pender County, even Columbus