Our 2018-2019 Rochester Novitiate is officially in full swing. You can read all about the novice's orientation, which took place at the beginning of August. We also have on our ... read more

Jennifer Dane was raised in a small town in West Texas, where she attended public school her entire childhood. She always dreamed of going to college, but with a lack ... read more

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels Beginning on Sept. 1, the Day of Prayer for Creation, and ending on the Feast of St. Francis Oct. 4, Christians around the world will be joining together ... read more

  On the anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, we are pleased to announce the unveiling of our new logo. The ... read more

By: Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange Sister Jayne Helmlinger, CSJ, general superior of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, was installed as president-elect of the Leadership Conference for ... read more

By: Sr. Patty Johnson  On August 1, six novices traveled from across the country to Rochester, N.Y. to begin their 10-month Federation canonical program.  They are Jennifer Berridge (... read more

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels Sister of St. Joseph Carol Zinn (Chestnut Hill) spends a lot of time thinking about God's "call." Whether it was listening to God's call for her ... read more

By: Catherine Doud Dr. Nancy Pineda-Madrid was the speaker for the 2018 Theological Institute held July 12-15, 2018 at the Nazareth Motherhouse in Concordia. Her topic was "Salvation and the Community of ... read more

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels Last week archivists, historians, and leaders convened on the Boston College campus to discuss the major issues surrounding Catholic archives across the world. Meeting from July 11... read more

Two of the three Lifelong Formation Sub-Committees have kicked off their planning processes in preparation for the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph 2019-2021 cycle of programming. ... read more

Three members of the CSSJ family took home multiple distinctions from the 2018 Catholic Press Awards. Every year the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada give out awards ... read more

By: Patty Johnson The Leadership Council is happy to announce its next steps in implementing the historic decisions that were made during the November 2017 Leadership Assembly. At the June 18-19 ... read more

By: Patty Johnson [This article was originally written for the Religious Formation Conference] For the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph, ongoing formation is an unfolding and evolving ... read more

This year's travelers: Mary Ann Glaser (Orange, CA), Andrew McIntoch, Deb Stonich, Nancy Leonard (LaGrange, IL), Milena Liccione (Rochester, NY), Kathryn Burke, Karen Jackubak (Baton Rouge, LA), Karen Burke (Brentwood, ... read more

By Sr. Patty Johnson Five committees have been actively pursuing the decisions made regarding the future of the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph. They are looking at ... read more

Facing Systemic Racism in Our Own Congregation By: Sr. Jeannie Masterson, CSJ “Woke up this morning with my mind stayed on Jesus.” These are the opening words of a spiritual ... read more

By: Patty Johnson Since 2012 the U.S. Federation Archives has been housed at Avila University in the Martha Smith, CSJ, Ph.D. Archives and Research Center as part of their ... read more

May 4 marked the closing of this year’s novitiate for Sr. Kristine Fernandez, a novice from Toronto, Canada; Sr. Jean McKinney, a novice from Boston, and Sr. Mary Alice Collar, ... read more

Some say that in order to really comprehend the meaning and purpose of the United Nations, one must watch it in action. In April, a group devoted to the Congregation ... read more

On May 1, 2018 Kristen Whitney Daniels will begin her duties as the new Assistant Director of the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph. Kristen brings valuable experience to this ... read more

Once the Leadership Assembly made its decision to expand membership in the US Federation of Sisters of St Joseph to include agrégées, associates, partners in mission, the St ... read more

Taking a page out of the younger sisters play book, the elected leaders of congregations in the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph connected their annual regional meetings ... read more

Following up on the directions set at the 2017 Leadership Assembly, the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph has developed a new method for taking corporate stands on issues ... read more

One of the Vision Statements of the Unified Vision for Life Long Formation, the guiding document for the work that the US Federation provides, is that it “Supports formation ministers ... read more

As the 2017 Leadership Assembly planned its bold moves for the future of the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph, it decided on a new composition for the Leadership ... read more