By Gene Brune
Over one hundred seventy people attended The Fourth Annual “Sharing the Vision of St. Jeanne Jugan” Fundraising Dinner that was held at the home of the Little Sisters of The Poor located on Highland Avenue, Somerville on Saturday April 16th.
The evening began with a Mass in the Chapel with Cardinal Sean O’ Malley being the guest Celebrant.
An excellent dinner was provided by The Old Magoun Resturant and served by the students of the The Somerville High School Culinary Arts department.
Entertainment was provided by The Somerville High School Chorus, directed by Beverly Mosby.
Dinner Co-Chairs were Board Members Alderman Bill White and Mayor Emeritus Gene Brune.
The history of Jean Jugan and the Mission of The Little Sisters was stated beautifully by Mother Maureen, as well as by Rev. Stephen Linehan and Pauline O’Brien, a Resident of the home. Mother Maureen close the evening by thanking all the volunteers,Staff, Board Members, Sponsors and Guest.