St. Anthony, Gretna, brings seasonal cheer to seniors

By Beth Donze, Kids Clarion

On Oct. 3, sixth and seventh graders from St. Anthony School in Gretna went to Our Lady of Wisdom Healthcare Center to make whimsical door hangings with residents during their activity time. Extras were made for those who couldn’t attend.

The collaborative craft concluded with a sing-along. At far left: The hanging made by St. Anthony’s Gavin Caffrey and his senior buddy adds cheer to her wheelchair.


Noah Pond (center photo) and Daniel Sylve (right) work in unison with their new Our Lady of Wisdom friends. The students’ visit was funded though a service-learning grant from the Joe and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation. (Photos by Beth Donze)

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