Maria Regina, a Sponsored Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph, was awarded a grant from the Funeral Services Foundation for staff support and bereavement during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. From July 16-31,2020, fourteen small, personalized Memorial Services were held on units, for all three shifts, where the names of the residents who died during the pandemic on
The Sisters of St. Joseph partnered with the Bay Shore Babylon Women’s Huddle for a voter registration drive at Thera Farms on our Brentwood Campus on September 4, 2020. As Sisters Eileen McCann and Susan Wilcox registered voters with Barbara Kureck they had lively conversations with locals buying fresh vegetables and fruit. It was a fun and productive day!
Reflection The crossroads have split between our relatively short-lived modern consumer-based society and the planet that birthed our species and sustains every aspect of our existence. The choice is non-negotiable. We can die or we can change our ways. We must seek new meaning and purpose in living in balance with the Earth. It is a choice between the greed-based