Author page: Tara Rogers

Sisters of St. Joseph Awarded Urban Forestry Grant

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced $2.24 million in grants for urban forestry projects to protect air quality, water quality and natural resources across the state. The grants are part of DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, which helps communities develop and implement comprehensive tree planting, management, maintenance, and education to create healthy…

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Educational Signs in Brentwood

In response to our Land Ethic statement we implemented new initiatives and continued ecological projects that were already in place on our Brentwood campus.  Many new initiatives were brought to fruition with the support of the Long Island Community Foundation, The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County Department of Environmental Planning, our generous benefactors, and capital funds.  In our…

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St. Joseph College Students Provide Day of Service to the Sisters of St. Joseph

Nearly 200 St. Joseph College students participated in this year’s Day of Service on October 17, 2018 on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, NY.  Students gave service by helping to plant bulbs at the rain garden, helping to clear the woodlands of debris, visiting in Maria Regina Skilled Nursing Facility and helping at the Garden Ministry.

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Island Harvest Food Bank Inaugurates 1.8-Acre Giving Garden to Bring More Nutritious Produce to Food Insecure Long Islanders

Island Harvest Food Bank Inaugurates 1.8-Acre Giving Garden to Bring More Nutritious Produce to Food Insecure Long Islanders

Island Harvest Food Bank Food Bank was joined by local hunger-relief advocates, elected officials, and community leaders on October 23, 2018 in celebrating a 1.8-acre parcel that will be used to grow fresh fruits and vegetables to help address the issue of nutrition and food insecurity in our local communities. The land, located on a 212-acre parcel in Brentwood, is owned…

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Autumn Equinox

Join us for an hour of prayer as we learn from the leaves the art of letting go. Autumn Equinox  Friday, September 21st at 5:30 PM at the CSJ Organic Garden Registration is appreciated Email: garden@csjbrentwood.org “Slowly she celebrated the sacrament of letting go. First she surrendered her green then the orange, yellow and red. Finally she let go of…

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Sisters of St. Joseph Seeking Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Looking for an exciting new position?  The Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, NY are searching for a responsible, detail oriented team player who will join us full-time as an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.   We offer a competitive package of benefits and pension. Interested parties should please send a resume and cover letter to finley@csjbrentwood.org or by fax to 631-273-1345 As a…

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2018/2019 St. Joseph the Worker NY Program Begins!

SJWP NY is ready to begin year two welcoming three Workers! The St. Joseph Worker Program creates a year-long service opportunity for women in preparation for a life-long commitment to social change and personal transformation. Individual growth and development is built on the values of leadership, spirituality, social justice and intentional community grounded in living simply and sustainably. Rooted within…

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