Novices

Novices Welcomed

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Alison McCrary, a native of rural Georgia and member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee, was welcomed as a Novice with the Congregation of St. Joseph on May 19th, in a spirited and blessed reception held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Read more….

BRENTWOOD, NY – Sister Helen Kearney, left, president of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, and Sister Mary Walsh, right, director of initial formation, received Heather Ganz and Virginia Murtha into the novitiate of the congregation during a Reception Ceremony at Brentwood, May 5.  The novitiate enables the novice to deepen her relationship with Christ within the community in preparation for her commitment to God through temporary vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Read more…


Noviciado Común en África

AFRICA – El noviciado común para las Congregaciones San José, presentes en África del Oeste, nació hace ya poco más de dos meses! En efecto, el 7 de octubre, cuatro jóvenes entraron oficialmente al Noviciado: Christina, Lucía, María y Sabina. Leer mas….(p. 4)


Rio+20

BRASIL – Me encantó la cantidad de uds que se interesan por la marcha de esta Cumbre. Desde el hospedaje ya compartimos la universalidad cultural. Somos 18 de: Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, México, Canadá, Australia, SimbaWe (África), Australia, y Nueva Zelandia y las demás de Brasil (distintas Regiones.   Ler noticia … y mád… English…


Teacher Education in Africa

NIGERIA – Prayers and blessings to Barbara Jean Ciszek CSJ, who is spending three weeks in Nigeria instructing teachers on how to use Montessori methods in their classrooms.


Westbury Tasmania – May 24, 1887

Sisters, family and friends of the Tasmanian Sisters of Saint Joseph gathered for the celebration of the Mass to mark the 125th Anniversary of the Sisters arrival in Tasmania. This took place in the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Westbury the foundation place for the Sisters in 1887. Archbishop Doyle was the principal celebrant along with many priests of the Archdiocese. Read more…


US Federation Website

The US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph launched its new website, including new features to help connect sisters across the federation. See the new site….

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