This Palm Sunday is March 28. This will be the final Sunday of Lent and the start of Holy Week for Christians across the world. As we approach the end of this year’s Lenten journey together, let’s take a closer look at Palm Sunday — what it means, how it’s celebrated, and what we can do to make the most of it.
Category: Spiritual Wellness
For many, Lent is a solemn season. It’s a time for serious reflection, both spiritually and personally. But as we look ahead to Holy Week in March, our thoughts turn to quiet preparations for Easter joy. With that in mind, let’s take a look ahead at some of the lighthearted, fun ways people have and will celebrate Easter across the world.
Lent is a time of spiritual renewal and reflection. It’s a time to reflect on both our faith and our lives, and an opportunity to pause and take a deeper look at things we might otherwise overlook or take for granted.
As you work toward following your resolutions this year, you’re probably striving to improve things of this world — becoming more healthy, eating right, volunteering, and budgeting. However, this year, we challenge you to take some time to consider your spiritual needs and goals.
Here at The Esquiline, we often encounter surprise from guests and potential residents who learn that we are located on the grounds of the Our Lady of the Snows Shrine. Many visitors come to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows regularly and don’t realize just how many gardens, sites, event spaces, and yes - even a senior community! - are located here.
We spend all year anticipating the holiday season - and yet, when it finally arrives, sometimes there’s a feeling that it’s all going by too quickly. In the whirlwind of shopping, gift-giving, and social engagements, you may be left asking yourself, Where’s the meaning?
It’s the time of year when our hearts and homes are often fullest. As you move throughout the season, you probably ask yourself, What am I most grateful for?
We asked several of our residents the same question. Get inspired by their answers and consider what you’re most thankful for this season.
There are many options to consider as you compare retirement communities - like what services and care they provide and what kind of housing is available.
For the sixth year in a row, The Esquiline has claimed the Belleville News-Democrat’s Reader’s Choice designation of Best Retirement Community in the Metro-East for 2018.