During the 2016-2017 year the US Federation Novitiate program is on hiatus following a very successful year in Concordia, Kansas where five novices completed the program.  Although there are ... read more

Two days of celebration on the actual anniversary of the Sisters of St Joseph arrival in Florida 150 years ago were held this past Labor Day weekend.  The celebration began ... read more

Sr. Jean Abbott is a masterful story-teller who helps you to know the depth of trauma victims of war and torture experience.  She has been working with victims of ... read more

This is part 2 of a 2 -part series on the Cultural Diversity and Conflict Management Program funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.  From the day we arrived on the 10... read more

“In the midst of collapse, when all is lost, this is where all possibility exists,” an excerpt from Sr. Marcia Allen’s LCWR 2016 Presidential Address. Sr. Marcia ... read more

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT FIRST PROGRAM May 10-20, 2016, Le Puy From May 10-20, 2016, in Le Puy, France (at the International Center for Spirituality of the Sisters of ... read more

On June 10, 2016 we announced the beginning of an organizational audit for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph.  We are now in the midst of a critical ... read more

The International Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation team of the Sisters of St. Joseph (CSSJ) gathered in St. John, Florida for five days of contemplative planning. The sisters represented ... read more

CSSJ Federation Event Wrap Up Click on the pic to watch the event slideshowaccompanied by Sara Thomsen's "By Breath."   We Were Called ... Our facilitator, Sister Mary Dacey, ... read more

CSSJ Federation Event | Tuesday, July 12 Action on Labor Trafficking | Exploited Farm Workers Continuing our anti-trafficking efforts that began at Event 2011 with our focus on ending sex ... read more

CSSJ Federation Event Update Monday, July 11, 2016 |  Pat Bergen, CSJ   Riding the Wave Keynote by Sister Pat Bergen, CSJ, D. Min.Sister Pat, a member of the Congregational ... read more

 The focus of the Action for Justice Day was awareness and advocacy of labor trafficking and the exploitation of farmworkers. It concluded with a call to action to urge ... read more

CSSJ Federation Update | July 10 View this email in your browser CSSJ Federation Event Update Sunday, July 10, 2016 | Sister Mary Johnson, SND deN   A Trinitarian Welcome Sister Jane Stecker, SSJ of ... read more

Opening Ceremony Video Watch the opening ceremony online on the Federation YouTube channel.  Remembering Orlando Sister Patty Johnson, CSJ welcomed nearly 700 sisters, associates, agregees and partners in mission to ... read more

This evening at the opening of Event 2016, Patty Johnson, CSJ, released a statement from the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in response to the Orlando Shooting. ... read more

Exchange Initiative Announces New TraffickCam  App Recently Exchange Initiative, powered by Nix Conference & Meeting Management  announced a new Smartphone App, The TraffickCam.   This APP, “... read more

"It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view… This is what we are about. We plant the seeds that one day will grow. We ... read more

Barely three weeks from today, over 700 Sisters, associates, and agrégées will gather at the Caribe Royale Hotel, in Orlando Florida for Event 2016.Every five years members ... read more

It hardly seems possible that our CSSJ Federation Event 2016 is less than a month away. The planning committee has been meeting in person and via video conferencing for almost two ... read more

  Sisters and associates of the Federation have been invited to share what our communities have been doing to put into action the challenges of Laudato Si, to study ... read more

This is a second in our Series - "Update - NGO the UN: Justine Gitanjali Senapati, CSJ"    Update - NGO the UN: Justine Gitanjali Senapati, CSJ Part 1 ... read more

As the UNNGO that represents the four Federations of the Sisters of St. Joseph (Canadian, French, Italian and U.S.), the three International Congregations of the Sisters of St. Joseph (... read more

In 2013, Patty Johnson, CSJ, executive director of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, collaborated with Carol Coburn, Ph.D., director of Avila’... read more

As they sat together just two weeks before the end of the nine-month Federation Novitiate, each of the novices along with two of the directors were asked what one insight ... read more

Learning about the Vows by Sisters Eileen McCann and Patty Johnson One of the great challenges of any novitiate program is to help the newest sisters discern if religious life ... read more