Author page: Tara Rogers

Spring Liturgy and Luncheon 2020 Update

Our annual Spring Liturgy and Luncheon is a beloved fundraising event for our Sisters, who enjoy inviting friends, family, and supporters into their Brentwood home for the event each year. Unfortunately, this year, COVID-19 is creating unprecedented circumstances. After careful consideration, and exercising an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Spring Liturgy and…

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April 1st Is Census Day

Mark your calendar.  April 1st is Census Day.   Having every person living in the U.S. counted in the 2020 census is a goal Sisters of St. Joseph are working for.  Why?  Because we call ourselves “Sisters of the Neighborhood” and we know what an accurate census count means to everyone who lives around us. THE CENSUS COUNTS All our children…

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Teachable Moments: Thoughts on the General Election

“Action on behalf of justice and participation in the transformation of the world fully appear to us as a constitutive dimension of the preaching of the Gospel, in other words, (a constitutive element) of the Church’s mission for the redemption of the human race and its liberation from every oppressive situation.”  From “Justice in the World” Teachable moments are found…

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Witnessing At The Border

In January, our St. Joseph Worker New York volunteers gathered with those from Minnesota and California to provide service at the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, TX,  with daily trips with much needed supplies made by some to the tent camps in Matamoros, Mexico. Sister Susan Wilcox, CSJ and  Sister Janet Kinney, CSJ travelled to Brownville, TX (directly across from…

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Leadership Council Holds January Meeting in Brentwood

The Leadership Council for the US Federation held its January 2020 meeting in Brentwood. The US Federation is grateful to the Brentwood congregation for providing hospitality in St. Joseph Renewal Center.  The Leadership Council had their meals in the convent dining room with their Brentwood sisters. Members of the Leadership Council: Eileen McCann, CSJ, Albany, NY, Co-chair Joan Gallagher, Brentwood, NY,…

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