On January 1, 2020, Sr. Maryellen Kane assumed the role of executive director of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Get to know more about Sr. Maryellen who ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson It is time for me to bid farewell to my position as the Executive Director of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph. ... read more

By: Sr. Joan Roccaslavo We have received some wonderful news concerning Father Jean-Pierre Médaille. This morning, I received word from Father François Boëdec, S.J., Provincial of ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson This is a time of major transition at the Leadership Council. Sr. Maryellen Kane (Brentwood), the U.S. Federation’s new executive director, attended her first ... read more

By: Andrea Pearson Tande What does it mean to be an Associate? How do individual congregations welcome new Associates? How do we find support when things don’t go well? ... read more

Words for Life: A Spirituality Study Inspired by Jean-Pierre Médaille, S.J., His Writings and Experiences By: Sr. Rosemary O'Toole The journey from Writings of Jean-Pierre Médaille, S.... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson A lot has happened at the International Center in the last year.  We want to provide you with a few of the highlights. Mount St. ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson We are one. The emotions were palpable at this year’s meeting of the Global Coordinating Group — the gathering of Sister of St. Joseph Federation Directors ... read more

On October 10, 2019  Catholic Mobilizing Network celebrated ten years of advocacy to abolish the death penalty in the United States. The event, which took place on the World Day Against ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson For four days, Sr. Joan Gallagher, Leadership Council co-chair and I attended the Canadian Federation Board Meeting — the Canadian version of the U.S. Federation Leadership ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson Twelve of us gathered in St. Louis to learn about our early history in the United States and engage in an in-depth reflection on community living. ... read more

The Leadership Assembly of the U.S. Federation has affirmed Sister Maryellen Kane, CSJ as our new Executive Director. Sr. Maryellen, from the Brentwood congregation, has had many experiences with ... read more

On Sept. 4 more than 30 members from the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joined together in Newark to protest the detention of immigrant children. Ranging in age ... read more

Over 30 sisters, associates, St. Joseph Workers, and partners in mission from the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joined with over 400 individuals in the Catholic Day of ... read more

The 2019-2020 U.S. Federation novitiate officially opened earlier this month, welcoming five new novices. Our novices come from across the United States: Sisters Rachel Carey (Rochester), Kristina DeNeve (Carondelet-St. ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson In the past, I have tried to provide a detailed, timely update on what is happening at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Assembly. With ... read more

By Sr. Patty Johnson Newer and younger sisters, as well as candidates, of the U.S. and Canadian Sisters of St. Joseph gathered in Kansas City for the second annual ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson "Longing deeply for God" comes from a prayer that resonated deeply with the 5 novices at the opening of the U.S. Federation Novitiate in August 2019. They ... read more

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels In 2013, the United Nation’s General Assembly designated July 30 as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to "raise awareness of the situation of victims of human ... read more

By: Kathy Tighe, CSJA and Judy Swett, CSJA On May 13, 2019, we took the earliest flight from Boston to Houston, Texas, and headed to the 2019 North American Conference of Associates and ... read more

By: Sr. Jeanmarie Gribaudo From May 30 to June 2, twenty Sisters of St. Joseph had the opportunity to attend a conference in Chicago with about 60 other sisters, sponsored by the Leadership ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson "The overarching emphasis of this time [at the Federation canonical novitiate] would be to further develop skills for being a discerning woman with a developing relationship ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson The Lifelong Formation Committee is taking a new tack to provide programs and resources for those in initial formation and ongoing formation for agrégées, ... read more

For thirteen years, Change for Global Change has been making us all more aware of the precious gift of life and the plight of those who lack the basic necessities, ... read more

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels In October 2018, the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph released a corporate voice statement calling for the welcome and humane treatment of arriving ... read more