Reflections on Health Care
LOS ANGELES – What if one of our sisters had to use crazy glue to keep her dental plate together? Would I be able to sleep in a car from midnight till 5 a.m. in the parking lot, then line up with hundreds of others in the hopes that when I get to the front of the line, there will be a ticket for me to see the dentist? What would it feel like to get my first pair of glasses at age 60 when I have needed them for 20 years or more? Read more….
St. Joseph Hostel
TANZANIA – It’s close to the end of the school year and soon St. Joseph Hostel in Songea, Tanzania will close for an extended break from school and for the Christmas holiday. Just like many of you, this is a time for Sr. Eliana and me to reflect on the progress and “challenges” (aka problems) of 2013, as well as our dreams for 2014…. Read more….
Doing What Needs to be Done
JAMAICA – Sister Maureen Kervick’s ministry in Jamaica has put her in touch with so many people from so many walks of life. First are the Jamaican people she serves, of course. “Jamaica is a very poor country, yet they are a faith-built people. You ask a Jamaican, ‘How are you today?’ and the response is always ‘I am blessed.’”… Read more….
Message of Forgiveness
BADEN – We pray with and for our sisters in Baden as one of our sisters there was beat and raped on her way to Mass…. Read more….
“Here I Am God….
SYDNEY – Dianne with Sister Lianella Girardi, her Emmaus Mentor, and the Congregational Leadership Team processed in to begin the Eucharist in which Dianne was to make her first profession as a Sister of St Joseph. Read more….
LEPUY – If you are feeling called to live more deeply the way of life described in The Eucharistic Letter, plan to join us in Le Puy for a 10-day contemplative experience: Meet Me in LePuy. August 24 – September 3, 2014. Read more…
CONCORDIA – This retreat, Making Lace for the 21st Century is designed to give individuals and experience of the practice of making bobbin lace in a contemplative setting. No previous experience in lacemaking is required. – June 17-24, 2014. Read more…
Fighting Human Trafficking
BRENTWOOD – Sr. Karen Cavanaugh leads the fight against human trafficking. She is especially focused on next month’s Super Bowl that is coming to the Meadowlands. Read more…
SPRINGFIELD – Two of our Sisters are among those featured in a recent Real-to-Reel story about Restorative Justice in the Hampden County House of Correction: