Celebrating Creativity Event

We had a great time last Thursday at our “Celebrating Creativity” event. Residents brought their handiwork to display and we got to look at their beautiful creations! We had displays ranging from hand paintings, quilts, a rock collection, piano music, and homemade purses. We have a very talented group at St. Jacob’s Place, and we […]

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Calling All Cookbook Recipes!

We are currently in the process of collecting recipes from residents, family members and staff here at St. Jacob’s Place. We are making a St. Jacob’s Place Cookbook to sell to anyone who would like to buy one. The proceeds from this cookbook will go towards buying supplies for the MCC Relief Kits. For more […]

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St. Jacobs Quilt Festival

We would like to send a huge thank you to Marlene Good who organized and took part in the Mill Quilting and Knotting demonstrations for the St. Jacobs Quilt Festival on May 21st-24th. With all of the comforters that our residents have knotted hanging beautifully on the walls, and the quilt and comforter set up […]

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Christmas is Coming

Christmas is quickly approaching! We have decked the halls and made St. Jacobs Place into a winter wonderland. This Saturday, December 8th, is our Annual Family Christmas Dinner. With 2 settings at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm we plan on having well over 200 meals served. The kitchen staff is busy preparing the feast, and […]

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This Thanksgiving… Let’s Talk Turkey

  There are few family gatherings that are as powerful in creating a spirit of family, food, and gratitude as Thanksgiving.  Especially today, when families are scattered and distracted by every type of technology, the Thanksgiving meal creates the perfect environment for real, intimate and open conversations. As part of our annual Thanksgiving meal, St. […]

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August is my favourite!

August…the days are warm and the nights become cooler…the sun sets earlier and the campfires can start earlier. I’ve always loved chats around campfires and watching the stars twinkle in the sky.  The peacefulness of the night sky, the sounds of nature in the air are the things that take the rush of the day […]

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