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Putting Food on the Table

4 DAYS AGO  |  Ernie Stark
Putting Food on the Table

Putting Food on the Table

Written by Ernie Stark

Consider the task: ensuring that 600+ residents have nutritious food that meet their individual needs. That’s the mission of the Food Services Department, led by Director Bob Noga, his assistants Jim Ahlfeld and Kyle Rhone, as well as Head Chef Sammy Johnson and Head Baker Freddy Fernandez. Food Services reports to Father Jack, who said “They do all the work.”

The task of feeding Misericordia residents is a complex job, which requires a great deal of...

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Benefit Bulletin

4 DAYS AGO  |  Holly Jennings and Beth Merlo, Jim Capraro (Video Production)
Benefit Bulletin

Benefit Bulletin  

Dear Parents, Families, and Friends,

This is the first in a series of bulletins containing important information about the upcoming MFA Benefit celebrating our 100th Anniversary. Watch the video below!

Then, please purchase/underwrite silent auction items that we need for the Benefit:

  • Click HERE to go to the GiveSmart MFA Benefit site and register or login
  • Purchase one or more of the many items we need for the silent auction
  • Your purchases are considered a donation to Misericordia
  • Yo...

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Meet Father Jack Clair

12 DAYS AGO  |  Ernie Stark
Meet Father Jack Clair

Meet Father Jack Clair

by Ernie Stark

Many of us have attended Mass with Father Jack or seen him at various campus events. Did you know that Father is responsible for several departments that keep Misericordia running? These include Food Services, Maintenance and Security. Look for subsequent articles about these important departments.

Most of us do not know Father Jack’s personal story or what brought him to Misericordia. Let’s hear that in Father’s own words.

“I was adopted by an Irish Catholic fa...

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Misericordia: Action Required

12 DAYS AGO  |  Scott Mendel

Misericordia: Action Required

Dear Misericordia Families:

We are asking you to take action by submitting a comment to the Illinois Department of Human Services regarding proposed rule changes that will prevent campus settings and other types of congregate settings in Illinois from receiving Medicaid waiver funding. These rule changes will not directly affect any of Misericordia’s current homes because its campus homes receive Medicaid funding that is reserved for intermediate care facilities ...

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Together for Choice - Important Medicaid Provisions Supporting Choice

19 DAYS AGO  |  Together for Choice

Together for Choice - Important Medicaid Provisions Supporting Choice

Here are some key provisions of the Social Security Act that support choice, particularly the choice of an ICF.  Please click the "Medicaid Provisions" below.

Click here to download the Medicaid Provisions

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General Meeting Registration & Practice

27 DAYS AGO  |  Laurie and Bill McCarthy

General Meeting Registration & Practice

Date Sunday, March 21, 2021

Time :   11:00 am

Registration:  www.supportmisericordia.org

Registration

The March General Meeting will once again be held in a virtual Zoom webinar format—the same as January's meeting. Once again we are asking you to register ahead of time. When you click on the link above you will be asked four questions: 1. First Name 2. Last Name 3. Email 4. Residence where your loved one lives.

After you click on the “ Regi...

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When can we vote on the incoming board, and where do we go? Will there be an email about it? Thanks
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Margaret Dillon shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 months ago

February 4th vaccination day- staff in the blinding snow to keep everyone safe- incredible day- incredible staff! Thanks Misericordia!

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Bravo Judy Wall! This Community of Believers Article is "spot on". Excellent work.
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Stephen Dee is friends with Jim Capraro

I took this photo last year at Christmastime, and since I haven't had a chance to be at Misericordia in the evening lately to take this years,... Show more

I took this photo last year at Christmastime, and since I haven't had a chance to be at Misericordia in the evening lately to take this years, thought I'd bring this one back for an encore.
Bill Great photo. Nicely done and thanks for sharing it! 2 months ago
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Another Village Art Fair favorite- Andrew Battle (with mom and dad Dana and Brian). Went for an arm tattoo painting rather than a face painting- too... Show more

Another Village Art Fair favorite- Andrew Battle (with mom and dad Dana and Brian). Went for an arm tattoo painting rather than a face painting- too cool for school! Until we meet again!

Ridge Avenue Bakery progress. Looks like baking might commence Summer 2021.

Ridge Avenue Bakery progress.  Looks like baking might commence Summer 2021.
Sue and Wes Mika Looks fantastic! 3 months ago
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On this cold, rainy afternoon- thought you might like to see some sunny smiles- the Huss family!! Until we meet again!!

On this cold, rainy afternoon- thought you might like to see some sunny smiles- the Huss family!! Until we meet again!!
Jim Capraro commented on Margaret Dillon's photo 4 months ago

That jubilant person is Kathy Engler

A couple of my favorites-including our current fearless leaders- the McCarthy's!

Jim Capraro is friends with Kathy Engler

Margaret Dillon shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 4 months ago

A couple of my favorites-including our current fearless leaders- the McCarthy's!

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Margaret Dillon shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 4 months ago

A few more faces, a few more memories until we meet again. Sammie Metz and family, Britt Rickerson and family, Eleanor Faber and family- all... Show more

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Since we are not able to gather these days- thought you might like to see some photos from a trip down memory lane- until we can meet again! Sharon... Show more

Since we are not able to gather these days- thought you might like to see some photos from a trip down memory lane- until we can meet again! Sharon and Jim Solomon with Krissie!! Family Fest 2017
Jim Capraro This picture should be next to the word "Joy" in the dictionary. 4 months ago
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Jim Capraro shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 5 months ago

Wow, just wow!!!

Before and after at 6142 North Ridge. You can almost smell the heart shaped brownies!
(click on the pictures to enlarge). Make a...
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Margaret Dillon I can smell the heart shaped brownies (my favorite)- but fewer calories this way! 5 months ago
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Brian Kearney "...I can smell the heart shaped brownies (my favorite)- but fewer calories this way!" (❁´◡`❁) - Yes, better than White Castles (when as a younger... Show more 4 months ago
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