Monthly Archives: July 2020

July 31

Reflection We all view events through a particular perspective. The lens we use is the context within which we have lived our lives. It has been constructed by family, education, social conditioning, religious beliefs, and myriads of other factors. Like all lenses, it can become cloudy or unfocused.  Unless we cultivate open minds and incorporate new information, our set focus…

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Hour Children 2020 Census Video

The participants of Hour Working Women Program at Hour Children created a 2020 Census video in their Social Capital Workshop. We are encouraged and inspired as they are eager to participate in civic engagement! Learn more about Hour Working Women Program here. [arve url=”https://www.facebook.com/HWWProgram/videos/vb.100001315233884/3227885953931881/?type=2&theater” /]  

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July 30

Reflection Far too many people in today’s world seem intent on defining what they believe everyone must have faith in as if they alone had captured The Truth. If God is truly holy, then taking off our shoes and bending in awe might be a better response than looking from side to side to take inventory of who’s there and…

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July 29

 Reflection Jesus gave us the example of his life and vision. This is a guide for how we should act within the circumstances of the 21st century, a distinctive way of relationship rather than a static command. We are to be people of our own times applying the spiritual insights we learn from the life of Jesus to our own…

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Pioneers in Prayer

As the United States continues to try to flatten the curve of the coronavirus many places that would normally welcome sisters, associates, and partners in mission for retreat have cancelled their programs. This July, Mary Rowell, CSJ of Canada, was scheduled to guide a retreat at St. Joseph Villa, Hampton Bays. Not wanting to cancel or postpone Jeanne McGorry, CSJ,…

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July 28

Reflection That all may be one. John 17:21 Words can be used as tools to divide reality, but, In reality we exist in relationship. Everything in the world is interconnected and is all part of the one entity, the Universe. Yet, we use words that divide and separate. We act as if one species of humans is better than another.…

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Sister Claire Veronica Kobe, CSJ

We celebrate the life of a compassionate, gentle and sincere Sister of St. Joseph, Claire Veronica Kolbe. Claire was born in Queens to Elizabeth and Rudolf and grew up in St. Pascal Babylon’s parish. After attending the Juniorate, Claire entered the congregation which she loved and faithfully served for seventy-four years. It is no strange coincidence that we celebrate Claire’s…

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New Job Openings In Brentwood

Are you drawn to the Charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph? We need you – come be our next great employee! We are immediately seeking Facilities Supervisor to join our team in Brentwood. Successful candidate will be a multi-tasker with keen problem-solving abilities.    We’re looking for a professional who is comfortable communicating with all levels of staff and management. Learn…

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July 27

 Reflection Faith in Jesus is not about notional assent to a set of doctrines and rules. It is primarily about a relationship in which the incarnational body of God in our world grows and flourishes into that fullness of life, a new “reign” in which all are invited as active agents.  It is not for those sitting on the fence…

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