Author page: Tara Rogers

The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Congratulates the President-Elect and Recommits to Building God’s Beloved Community

The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joins with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris and promise to work with them to build a society worthy of the values to which our imperfect union aspires. We pray — as Sisters of St. Joseph and their partners — dedicated…

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Praying the Lord’s Prayer During the Covid Crisis – By Sister Maria Pascuzzi, CSJ

Praying the Lord’s Prayer During the Covid Crisis The Lord’s Prayer has a privileged place in Christian devotion. It unites Christians everywhere, giving expression to our desire to partner with God and take responsibility to make God’s kingdom come here on earth. That kingdom is, foremost, a kingdom of justice. In Matthew’s gospel, the Lord’s Prayer (6:9-15) is included within…

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“Racism and Restorative Justice in Catholic Institutions”

Join on Saturday, October 10 from 2-3:30 pm ET/1-2:30 pm CT/12-1:30 pm MT/11 am-12:30 pm PT for our next restorative justice workshop: “Racism and Restorative Justice in Catholic Institutions.” We are honored to have two amazing speakers joining us, Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, a professor at Villanova University and a featured writer in Journal of African American History, American Catholic Studies, America…

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Democracy and the United Nations – Update From Sister Marianne Sennick, CSJ, Main Representative CSJ UNNGO

Democracy and the United Nations Marianne Sennick, CSJ Main Representative CSJ UNNGO When the United Nations conveneson September 15, 2020, it celebrates its 75th anniversary. It is also the beginning of the Decade of Action to fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015. (https://unsdg.un.org/2030-agenda/decade-action) The UN General Assembly passed a resolution proclaiming September 15, 2020 the International Day of…

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Celebrating Our 2020 Jubilarians

Celebrating Our 2020 Jubilarians

10/10/20 Today we celebrate Sister Mary Ross who is celebrating her 50th Jubilee. Mary has lived and worked with the poor and incarcerated whether in Providence House, Rikers Island or Afghanistan offering her legal knowledge with compassion, empathy and insight.  Hers has been a life of reconciliation.  Her calmness, extreme generosity, willingness to risk, her courage to speak truth to…

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Memorial Services Held at Maria Regina Skilled Nursing Facility

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…

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Voter Registration Drive

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!

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