PERU, EAST TIMOR – The Sisters of St Joseph have brought all their overseas mission work under the one roof in Australia following the opening and blessing of the Mary MacKillop International office at Clyde on 4 April. Mary MacKillop International incorporates the mission work of the Sisters in East Timor and Peru. Read more….
Celebration of Unity
AUSTRALIA – NEW ZEALAND – There was great joy in Goulburn on the 19th March as parishioners from Goulburn and many rural parishes, 25 priests, 3 Bishops and many Sisters of St Joseph from across Australia and New Zealand arrived in Our Lady of Fatima Church to celebrate Eucharist and the ritual of fusion or merging of the Sisters of St Joseph Goulburn and the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. Around the world many other Sisters watched the Mass and ritual streamed live to their computers. Read more….
LE PUY – The April Newsletter presents upcoming programming at the International Centre. It also introduces the staff members. Line Rioux is a Sister of St. Joseph of Lyon from the Maine Province (U.S.). Gracy Thomas is a Sister of St. Joseph of Lyon from India, missioned in France from 2006 onwards. It is her 2nd year in LePuy. Read more….
Sisters Write Their Own History
ORANGE, CA – The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange recently celebrated the centenary of their founding in California. They used this occasion to write a book describing their 100 year journey through the eyes of their Sisters, both living and deceased. A Bold and Humble Love: Journey of Faith, is authored by Sister Mary Therese Sweeney and Sister Eileen McNerney. Using a number of historical resources as well as first person accounts, the authors explored the critical issues faced by the congregation and the decisions and adaptations that the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have made in response to the impact and challenges of world, national and ecclesial events. Anyone interested can order the book via the website at http://csjorange.org/book/.
Celebrating Earth Month!
CLEVELAND – We celebrated Earth Day this week on April 22, but we focus on Earth’s sustainability during the entirety of April. Now is a good time, with the emergence of spring, to think of ways to bring new life to our world…by conserving, by planning, by thinking outside of the box.Read more….
Together for Great Love
Mary Flick Professes Vows
ST. LOUIS – On a gray Sunday morning, 200 people shared the light of the world with Sister Mary Flick as she took her first vows as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Sister Mary is a native of north county St. Louis and a proud graduate of Rosary High School. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Maryville College and a master’s in religious studies from St. Louis University. Read more…