Little Sisters of the Poor host Flag Day celebration

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. Sisters, residents, volunteers and friends, above, sang the National Anthem. 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. (Record Photo by Jessica Able)

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.

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.

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 countries, as well as for the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.

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.

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