Blessings of the Season


Dear Friends,

May the joy, peace, and wonder of this sacred season fill your hearts and homes.

May this Christmas season bring our world closer to the spirt of caring and compassion, closer to an understanding and cherishing of our diversity, and closer to the blessing of peace.

Here at The Dwelling Place, we have experienced the spirit of caring and compassion through the many ways you have offered us your support all year long.

On behalf of the women whose lives you have touched, thank you and Merry Christmas!

Thank you for being our shining stars of love and hope.

Sister Joann, staff, and residents

  • It was a Monday evening on October 4, 1977 when Ida Anderson, our first guest, came to the door looking for shelter. The pastor of

  • 2020 presented The Dwelling Place with unprecedented challenges. There were many months, that the idea of reopening seemed so distant. Today, thanks to the support

  • Sr. Nancy Chiarello OSF

    What a night! Over 80 people joined us for our annual gala on Thursday as we honored Sr. Nancy Chiarello and Sr. Joann Sambs for their