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Profesión definitiva de Viviana Villalba

BRASIL – Profesión definitiva de Viviana Villalba Con el lema: “Celebro el encuentro con Aquel que me ha dicho todo sobre mí”, Viviana Villalba Hermana de San José de Cúneo en Argentina nos invitó el 16 de marzo a su Profesión Perpetua. Junto a sus Hermanas de Congregación, y de otros San José, con la gente del pueblo de Bosques, en e…ler noticia completa

Estamos em Missão…

AMÉRICA LATINA – Las Hermanas que pertenecemos a la Red de Hermanas de San José estamos en estos países Congregaciones de San José en América Latina e islas del Caribe… ler texto completo

Historic Leadership Circle Installation

CANADA – On the feast of St. Joseph, Tuesday, March 19th, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada officially installed the first Leadership Circle of the new Congregation. The ceremony, held at St. Peter-In-Chains Cathedral, Peterborough, ON, was attended by Sisters from the four founding Congregations, Associates and Companions, clergy (including bishops) and many friends and supporters. Read more….

Springs of Hope

PEMBROKE – The latest issue of Springs of Hope, the Fontbonne Ministries newsletter, is available. Topics in this issue include:

  • Following the example of the Sisters
  • Companionship and Presence
  • Bringing People Together
  • A Sense of Being Welcome
  • Listening and Caring
  • A Nurturing Place
  • Friendship and Foot Care
  • We are grateful for your generosity

Chinese Sisters renew their Consecration

CHINA – On the feast day of Saint Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2013, two young Chinese Sisters renewed their vows of chastity, poverty and obedience before our Superior General, Sister Sally Marie Hodgdon in the chapel of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chambéry in Rome.  Sister Sally received this renewal of first vows as a delegate for the Sisters’ Superior General, Sister Li Lianmei, who could not be in attendance from China. Read more….

Sisters in Solidarity

BOSTON – Who could have imagined the events of this past week. Who would want to imagine them. This week’s Soundings Update begins with an article about this tragedy that tells a bit of our Boston CSJ personal connections with the Marathon tragedy. Read more….

S. Joan Gallagher honored by St. Francis College

BRENTWOOD – S Joan lives as a member of the core community of Providence House II providing hospitality to women and children in need of transitional housing. It is through the day to day living in this community that continues to teach S. Joan the realities of life and that works of charity and justice go hand in hand. Read more….

Join us in Prayer for the General Chapter 2013

AUSTRALIA – The Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart are preparing for General Chapter to be held in November this year. The General Chapter is held once every 6 years and discerns the direction for the Congregation for the following 6 years. See video…

Sr. Laura Bufano attends UISG Meeting

ROME – S. Laura Bufano of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet was among the Sisters of St. Joseph and all other participants at the International Union of Superiors General meeting held in Rome at the beginning of May. They had a private audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday morning, May 8. Read more… and here….

Sister Receives Honorary Degree

ST. LOUIS – Sister Barbara Moore, CSJ, was the commencement speaker May 11 at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. She was given an honorary doctor of humane letters degree. Read more….


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