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Restorative Justice Workshop Talks Moving Theory Into Practice

Restorative Justice Workshop Talks Moving Theory Into Practice

The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph hosted their third Restorative Justice Workshop on Thursday, November 19. Leaders who are practicing restorative justice gave brief lectures about how they apply the concepts of restorative justice to their lives and ministries. This was accompanied by a dynamic panel discussion in which attendees asked our panelists critical questions, leaving tangible suggestions on how to translate these values into our own lives.

2020 Leadership Assembly

2020 Leadership Assembly

The annual Leadership Assembly of the U.S. Federation – originally planned to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona – was held virtually from November 4th through November 6th, 2020.

“By the Grace of God We Will Rise”

“By the Grace of God We Will Rise”

Being an artist has been part of me and my family’s life since I was born. I was born into a large family of 10 children and we grew up creating all kinds of woodwork and art pieces, mainly to keep us busy when out of school. The gift to be an artist was there in each of us.

Restorative Justice: Transforming Ourselves and Our Communities

Restorative Justice: Transforming Ourselves and Our Communities

As we move forward as a nation, this question is critical: What can be done to address this history of injustice? In response, the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph released a statement promising to, “turn our words into precise actions addressing the institutional racism that lives within our institutions and within ourselves.” To further this mission the CSSJ community is hosting a four-part series on restorative justice, its relationship to the Charism, and how to practice restorative justice in our ministries and lives. 

Reflections from 2019-2020 Novices

Reflections from 2019-2020 Novices

In June, our 2019-2020 U.S. Federation novices completed their shared novitiate year. As part of the Novitiate’s closing ritual, the novices give a presentation about their experience. Included are some of the reflections from that ritual, including a video presentation.

Antiracism Action Alert

Antiracism Action Alert

Now is time for us to act. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet have put together a series of action items that individuals and communities can take part in to act against racism and police brutality. There are two bills currently being considered in Congress: the Justice in Policing Act and the Justice Act. There is merit to portions of each bill, and we hope that Congress will be able to collaborate to bring equal justice to all.

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Dispatch from Rome #3: Holy Spirit, Holy Protagonist

Dispatch from Rome #3: Holy Spirit, Holy Protagonist

By: Kascha Sanor I am tender-hearted. As the young adult delegates return home to their various communities, I hold with me all the graces of our time together; laughter, chaos, questions, and answered prayers. Please pray with us, that this time of transition may...

Justice - God’s Great Love!

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Justice - God’s Great Love!

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