Advent News

The online Advent Calendar begins December 2 at, with daily scripture, reflections and images. This year we feature the photography of Pat Manning, CSJ-Brentwood.

Sr Myree wins 20-year battle for boarding house reform

SYDNEY – Sr Myree Harris rsj of the Coalition of Appropriate Supported Accomodation (CASA) has scored a victory in her 20-year advocacy of reform standards and regulations on boarding houses. The result of her dedication is new legislation which offers more protection and better living conditions for the poor, elderly, frail and disabled tenants of assisted boarding houses, reports Catholic Communications Sydney. Read more….

A Vision Shared Brings to Birth a New Network

AUSTRALIA – Sometimes people wonder about the impact the canonisation of Mary MacKillop had on individuals and society as a whole. Adrian Thompson the Coordinator of Josephite Community Aid (JCA) led the youth pilgrimage to Rome for Mary’s canonisation. While in Rome in the midst of all the celebrations, Adrian heard the call to set up a network of young adults around the world – young adults who find themselves in the Josephite homeland with a passion for making a difference with a Josephite heart. Read more….

Meet the Novices

CHICAGO – The US Federation Novices photos and stories are here.

Mission to Mission

SAINT LOUIS – During the week of November 12, St. Joseph’s Academy celebrated  their annual Mission Week, in support of mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to serve the dear neighbor without distinction. Mission Week helps connect women studying in a CSJ School with other CSJ projects. Read more….

Estamos a caminho

BRASIL – Aconteceu no domingo, dia 11 de novembro de 2012, em São João dos Patos, Maranhão, o Retiro Espiritual com as Irmãs Rosália Fávero, Hilda Riva, Amellie Cigollini e 22 Leigas do Pequeno Projeto, sendo 15 com compromisso e sete em formação. Leia mais…


Hermanas de San José de Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA…. El jueves 1º de noviembre las Religiosas de San José de Buenos Aires celebramos gozosamente los 130 años de la llegada de nuestras Hermanas. a la Argentina. Fue en el año 1882, Madre Felicia, Generosa Gros, después de terminar su mandato como Superiora General en San Jean de … Ler noticia completa

Advent Prayer and Reflection on Immigration

BADEN, PA – The Sisters of St. Joseph are hosting “Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Prayer and Reflection on Immigration,” on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the Motherhouse in Baden. Read more….

Sister of St. Joseph on Future of Religious Life

UNITED KINGDOM – A two-day Conference on “The Future of Consecrated Life in the United Kingdom and Europe” was held in the parish of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Hayes, Middlesex in May 2012. Sr. Margaret Gallagher, a Sister for St. Joseph of Annecy presented a paper at the conference. Read more…. Her paper is included in the conference proceedings published as Future Full of Hope


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