For over ten years the International Center has been the place for Sisters of St Joseph, Associates and ministry partners to come together to explore their history, spirituality, and the ... read more

In early February, I attended the first week of meetings at the 53rd Commission for Social Development at the UN.  It was a rich and wonderful experience as people ... read more

Our novice, Sister Erin McDonald, CSJ of the Congregation of St Joseph is in a class by herself, in many ways.  When you get to meet Erin, you’... read more

A pilgrim is defined as a traveler, literally someone who has come from afar, who is on a journey to a holy place. As a second year novice with the ... read more

Throughout our C/SSJ Federation there are a number of programs like ours which welcome short-term and long-term volunteers. Here is one wonderful experience we recently had in the Sisters ... read more

The Volunteer Service Collaborative Project (VSCP), funded by GHR Foundation is an outgrowth of the St. Joseph Worker Program, directed by Suzanne Herder, CSJ. The project goal is to strengthen ... read more

The Sisters of St Joseph Non-Governmental Organization at the United Nations has submitted a Statement on Migration, which is the result of gathering information worldwide from Sisters of St Joseph.&... read more

Twenty-four Sisters of St Joseph and Associates gathered for a few days after Christmas to hear a presentation on the "Maximed Life" from Sr. Marcia Allen, the President ... read more

Sr. Griselda Martinez Morales, CSJ, offers Saint Joseph Academy students a global perspective on human trafficking Cleveland, OH - On Tuesday, December 16, Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) students were honored with ... read more


By Sr. Catherine Barange, Superior General, Lyon Composed of Congregational leaders of Sisters of St. Joseph from Annecy, Argentina, Chambéry, Lyon, and Federations of Canada, United States, Italy ... read more

Carondelet Hospitality Center in Latham, NY, was the venue for the Closing Gathering of the first “CSSJs: Leaders as Leaven” program.  This Federation Leadership Development Program officially ... read more

Over a number of years, the vocation ministers of the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph have had a presence at two national gatherings of young people. The ... read more


Sr. Justine Reports from the UN, submitted by Sr. Justine Senapati, CSJ Representative at the UN. The Congregations of St. Joseph working with other members of the NGO community presented ... read more

The theme of this year's Assembly, Charism, “Strange Attractor”  Ever-Widening Perspectives for Life in the Universe, takes its name from an article published in the LCWR ... read more

I am writing this reflection on the plane flying home to Miami, and flying high in so many ways after spending a weekend with about 60 of my Sisters of St. ... read more

From November5-7, 2014, leadership from high schools founded by the Sisters of St Joseph gathered in Chicago, Illinois to discuss the charism and learn from each other about practices that ... read more

Founded 100 years before the Sisters of St. Joseph, the Jesuits have played a significant role in our history and the circumstances of their founding years are generally similar to what ... read more

Occasional Snippets of the Stories Surrounding Our Story The Life of Women Religious in the 17th Century While Teresa of Avila(+1582) had initiated the reform of the Carmelites and some ... read more

Occasional Snippets of the Stories Surrounding Our Story (Last week, we heard about the conditions of some of the people who lived in poverty in 17th century France.  Now ... read more

Occasional Snippets of the Stories Surrounding Our Story The Context: FRANCE IN THE MID-SEVENTEENTH CENTURY The General Populace: The Have-Nots The population of France in 1650 is estimated to have been ... read more

One year ago the Federation Leadership Development Program was little more than a dream.  Today it is well on its way to becoming a reality.  The thirty Sisters ... read more