At the turn of the century, Sr. Laurentia O'Donnell of Philadelphia, with her unshakable belief in the dignity of every person used to go down to the docks to ... read more

Sisters of St Joseph in the United States have worked with immigrants since their earliest days.  Many of them were immigrants themselves and knew well of the challenges of ... read more

On February 7, more than 150 people came to the motherhouse of the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet in South St. Louis for prayer, coffee and conversation with Sister Helen Prejean, ... read more

With a desire to help others better understand the struggles and hopes of their immigrant brothers and sisters, 12 religious communities in Pittsburgh including the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden ... read more

Inspired and impelled by their experience of living and working with people living in poverty, the Sisters of St. Joseph at the United Nations have teamed up with other religious ... read more

On October 15, 2004, which is the day every year that Sisters of St Joseph around the globe celebrate their founding in Le Puy, France, the International Center of Saint Joseph opened ... read more

Every 3.6 seconds another person dies of starvation, and most of those are children under the age of 5. More than 50 percent of Africans are afflicted by water related illness. These diseases ... read more

Mother Saint John Marcoux, the founder and first Superior of the Sister of St. Joseph of Chambéry, was born in 1785 in Andance, a small town in the Ardeche ... read more

In 1836, six young and courageous Sisters of St. Joseph crossed the sea from France, making Carondelet, Mo. and Cahokia, Ill. their home for mission. At the turn of the new ... read more

In 2007, the United States Congress declared that each January 11 shall be observed as the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness.  The member Congregations of the US Federation of the ... read more

What is an agrégée?  This word seems to come up over and over again when Sisters of St. Joseph come together to talk about their ... read more

What do the hokey pokey and the six novices in the US Federation have in common?  At the midway evaluations for the US Federation Novitiate held on December 13, one ... read more

As Christmas approaches, the US and Canadian Federations of the Sisters of St. Joseph turn their minds and hearts to the relationship they have established with a small community in ... read more

Human trafficking is modern day slavery.  While many find it hard to believe that slavery exists in the United States, Catholic sisters know that it is all too real.&... read more

December 10 was established as Human Rights Day by the United Nations in 1950.   Five Hundred Years of Injustice and Still Counting     Have you heard of the Doctrine of ... read more

After 2-1/2 days of contemplative conversation about their relationship with the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, the Leadership Assembly of the US Federation of Sisters of Saint Joseph provided the ... read more

In addition to the powerful dialogue that occurred among the members during the four days of the Leadership Assembly, some significant decisions were made which affects the operations of the ... read more

On Friday, the Leadership Assembly was privileged to continue its reflection on its role in relationship with the institutional church through a dynamic interaction with Sisters Janet Mock, CSJ, Executive ... read more

Gathering around the flame, 72 leaders of the US Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph opened their annual assembly in Albany New York.  Recalling the feast of Pentecost, they were ... read more

Greetings from the Federation Novitiate house in Chicago by Sr. Clare Bass. This is a year about learning a lot: how to be a contemplative, yet active CSJ; to deepen ... read more

Many of the Congregations of the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph live among those in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia who have had their ... read more

200 years ago, Mother Saint John Marcoux and two other sisters left Lyon, France for Aix-les-Bains.  On October 19-21, 2012 an international group of sisters and associates gathered in Chambé... read more

A renewed, deepened and strengthened commitment to contemplative prayer as a way to integrate justice into the heart of their work for justice and peace was the result of the ... read more

On October 2, 2012 a group of CSSJ Communicators gathered in Coral Gables, Florida, with Patty Johnson, CSJ, Executive Director of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph. This ... read more

As the Leadership Council of the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph arrived in Wheeling West Virginia, they were met by the deer neighbor. No, that is not ... read more