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

“On the path you move, you don’t build a house,” shared Sr. Petra Urietti, a leader describing the emerging efforts in Italy to address the needs of refugees. This ... read more

The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change recently convened in Bonn, Germany. This conference marks the first anniversary of putting the 2015 ... read more

  Following a yearlong series of consultations and committee work, the Leadership Assembly affirmed the following statements at its 2017 Leadership Assembly. Mission:  The US Federation of the Sisters of ... read more

On November 11, 2017, Sr. Mary McGlone unveiled her new book, Anything of Which Woman is Capable, the History of the Sisters of St. Joseph in the United States, Volume 1, commissioned by ... read more

Albany, N.Y. - On November 8, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., prior to the start of their annual Leadership Assembly, Sisters of St. Joseph, friends and associates from across the United States ... read more

“Meeting sisters, associates, and lay people from all over the world was such a gift and blessing.  Whenever we encounter people we are blessed but at the International Center ... read more

Proposals and Perspectives Following Our Time at the UN in Geneva For the last two years the International Justice, Peace and Integrity with Creation committee of the Global Family of ... read more

At the Canadian Federation Leadership Board meeting, the gathering begins with an acknowledgement of the land. This ritual is one of remembering the earth and the aboriginal people who first ... read more

After 18 months of intense discussion, data gathering, and refinement, the Leadership Council of the US Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph gathered for its fall meeting to prepare for ... read more

Another year’s worth of work on the organizational audit is just about complete as we move into the first level of decision-making for our organizational audit.  At the ... read more

Over the last two summers we have heard the call from two of our sisters who have served in the Presidency of LCWR.  They have called us to look ... read more

Part 1: Congregations of St. Joseph at United Nations   2016 - 17 were important years for the United Nations Organizations and for the world at large. During the 2016 General Assembly, September19 (UN ... read more

With an $830,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Global Coordinating Group of the Sisters of St Joseph has commissioned the development and implementation of a dynamic, interactive, and ... read more

 As part of our digitization efforts we have finished uploading the high priority materials from the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph digitization project and we ... read more

HISTORY OF THE PROJECT:  The 2010 earthquake in Haiti prompted a request to the International Team of the US and Canadian Federation Peace and Justice Coordinators to respond to the ... read more

On August 20, the US Federation Novitiate convened with three novices in Concordia, Kansas.  Novice Director Betty Suther and Assistant Novice Director Mary Jo Thummel welcomed Sisters Mary Alice Collar (... read more

Sr. Liz Sweeney (Philadelphia) guided LCWR in its contemplative dialogue processes this year. Through communal contemplation, deepening groups, and powerful whole group sharing among those gathered, we were able to ... read more

Shortly after Sr. Marcia Allen, Concordia Sister of St. Joseph, completed her term in the Presidency of LCWR, she shared the following reflection with Sr. Patty Johnson of the US ... read more

The Life Long Formation Committee is pleased to present its best practice recommendations from across the Federation for the Initial Formation of Sisters.  This lengthy and detailed distillation provides ... read more

The Federation Novitiate is moving in a couple of different ways. In 2018 we will be physically moving to Rochester, New York and implementing program changes proposed by the Life Long ... read more

Sisters of St. Joseph and their associates around the world are actively engaged in a myriad of ministries that are making a difference in the lives of the individuals and ... read more

The United Nations in New York was the venue for the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, July 10-19, 2017.  Marianne Sennick, csj (Brentwood) and Barbara Bozak, csj (Chambé... read more