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

At the Leadership Council meeting in Rochester, New York the leaders toured our new novitiate and interacted with our soon to be Federation Novice Directors, Sisters Barbara Staropoli and Michelle ... read more

On January 3-5, the Leadership Council for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph met to continue with their follow-up plans to implement the historic decisions made at ... read more

On January 3-5, the Leadership Council for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph met to continue with their follow-up plans to implement the historic decisions made at ... read more

On January 3-5, the Leadership Council for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph met to continue with their follow-up plans to implement the historic decisions made at ... read more

On January 3-5, the Leadership Council for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph met to continue with their follow-up plans to implement the historic decisions made at ... read more

On January 3-5, the Leadership Council for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph met to continue with their follow-up plans to implement the historic decisions made at ... read more

Spirits on Fire, the year-long formation program for CSSJ lay leaders, has completed its first cohort! Cohort 2 is in process and plans are underway for Cohort 3.  In each cohort, ... read more

Meeting in Seal Beach California for 5 days gave the Life Long Formation Committee the time to delve deeper into the formation needs of the US Federation of the Sisters of ... read more

Rebuilding Haiti through the Empowerment of Girls is a project of the U.S. Federation Sisters of St. Joseph to help rebuild Haiti after the earthquake of 2010.  After research ... read more

The Canadian Federation has made a corporate public commitment together to address issues of safe drinking water.  Below is their press release and a thought provoking article from their ... read more

In recent years many congregations of women religious began to offer leadership development programs for their newer and younger members. The US Federation implemented the Leaders as Leaven Program for ... read more

  Would you like to join us on our 3rd annual CSSJ immersion trip to Haiti? This opportunity has grown out of the desire that our Federation Justice and Peace ... read more

No question about it, this semester has flown by and the novices are preparing to leave Concordia for their one month Christmas break.  As I reflect on the last ... 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 asked our sisters, associates, agré... read more

A Bold New Future: Expanding Membership On June 10, 2016 we announced the beginning of an organizational audit for the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph. We asked our sisters, ... 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 asked our sisters, associates, agrégées, partners in ... read more