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S. Tesa Fitzgerald is Million Dollar Opus Prize Winner

S. Tesa Fitzgerald is Million Dollar Opus Prize Winner

Congratulations S. Teresa “Tesa” Fitzgerald and Hour Children on winning the Opus Prize! This prize is an annual, million-dollar gift awarded to an individual or organization anywhere in the world whose faith-based, entrepreneurial leadership helps people in need to transform their lives. The Prize identifies exceptional unsung social innovators and highlights their unique entrepreneurial approaches, which gives power to the disenfranchised, opportunities…

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CSJ Meeting for Younger Members

CSJ Meeting for Younger Members

In November, 2013, Sisters of St. Joseph of the Atlantic region under the ages of 62 gathered at St. Joseph Villa, Hampton Bays.  Originally scheduled for March but rescheduled because of weather, this gathering afforded the CSSJs opportunities to meet, to pray, and to have conversation about our shared Mission.  As we left that weekend, we knew that this Federation…

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CSSJs of the Future

CSSJs of the Future

“Enflaming the Charism, the Fire Grows” CSSJs of the Future met at St. Joseph’s Villa, Hampton Bays, from November 14 to November 17, 2013.  This new venture within the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph inaugurated a moment of exciting conversations among CSSJs in the Atlantic Conference from Brentwood, Boston, Philadelphia, Springfield, and St. Augustine, FL. These meetings will serve as…

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S. Elizabeth Hill Honored by SJC

S. Elizabeth Hill Honored by SJC

Invocation at SJC Scholarship Gala Honoring Sister Elizabeth Hill November 8, 2013 God of all being, creator, sustainer and spirit of unconditional love, we call upon your presence this evening as we honor Sister Elizabeth Hill for her dedicated service to the mission of Saint Joseph’s College. Founded in 1916 to promote higher education for women, the college met a…

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Varick Ten Reform Rally

Varick Ten Reform Rally

“Varick Ten” Immigration Advocates Block Traffic and Call on House GOP to Stop Blocking Reform In Act of Civil Disobedience, Ten (including Susan Wilcox, CSJ) are Arrested Outside Varick St. Detention Center Capping off a month of renewed momentum around immigration reform, a diverse crowd of nearly 100 New Yorkers rallied outside the Varick St. Detention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and…

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Respect for ALL Rally

Respect for ALL Rally

October 5: National Day for Human Dignity and Respect for ALL Sisters of St. Joseph, Associates, co-ministers,and friends attended rallies in Brentwood, Brooklyn, and New York to demand dignity and respect for ALL families, and to call on Congress to pass immigration reform this year. More than 160 rallies were planned throughout the United States. Karina Claudio-Betancourt (Academia Maria Reina,…

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