Little Sisters of the Poor, residents of the St. Joseph’s for the Aged Home, volunteers and friends, above, sang the National Anthem at a Flag Day ceremony. (Record Photo by Jessica Able)
The Little Sisters of the Poor hosted a Flag Day celebration June 14 at their St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged, 15 Audubon Plaza Drive.
The ceremony included a color presentation and a wreath ceremony. Five veterans who are either residents or volunteers at the home received a flag pin from Mother Paul. The celebration also commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Little Sisters’ return to Louisville.
Little Sister of the Poor Mother Paul places a flag pin on the shirt of George Hauck, a World War II veteran and long-time volunteer for the Little Sisters, at the Flag Day ceremony June 14.
Father William Hammer, pastor of St. Margaret Mary Church, greeted Little Sisters of the Poor at a Flag Day celebration June 14. Father Hammer delivered the invocation and led prayer.
The flag flew at half-staff in honor of all those who gave their lives in service to their country, as well as for the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.