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

“At this archive, the heritage of the Sisters of St. Joseph is maintained for the younger generation,” states Sr. Gracy Thomas, a Sister of St. Joseph of Lyon ... read more

In 1831, five sisters were sent from Lyon, France to open a mission on the other side of the Alps in Aosta, Italy. They had an arduous 17 day journey on foot ... read more

Divide the city…the country…see what “miseries” exist and do what you can to remedy them. We enter this Election 2012 season acutely aware of so ... read more

It has been a year of challenge, newness and life at the US Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph office. A year ago, Sr. Patty Johnson, Executive Director and Joe ... read more

Soon after the earthquake hit Haiti in January of 2010, Griselda Martinez Morales, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) representative for the Federation of the Congregations of St. Joseph sent a request to ... read more