Author page: Tara Rogers

“A Conversation with the Sisters of St. Joseph and Their Work in the Selma Civil Rights Movement.”

Members of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, NY and Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester gathered this month for St. Joseph College’s live Zoom presentation of “A Conversation with the Sisters of St. Joseph and Their Work in the Selma Civil Rights Movement.” The Sisters shared compelling memories of their experiences working in and around Selma, Alabama during the…

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National Nursing Assistants Week

National Nursing Assistants Week was June 18th, 2020 through June 24th, 2020. We are always extremely grateful for the comfort and care our Nursing Assistants/Aides provide in our convents, but never more so then in recent months as they have assisted us through the pandemic. Nursing assistants take on countless tasks and wear many hats. They improve the quality of…

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DACA Action Alert

ACTION ALERT From the U.S. Federation JPIC Immigration Working Group On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in DACA Recipients’ favor. We joyfully celebrate with all DACA youth who have worked so hard to contribute to this country. Now we turn our attention to Congress for a permanent solution. Let us use our collective voices to advocate with…

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A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island

A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island We, members of Catholic women religious congregations from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, join our voices with our parent organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents 40,000 Sisters throughout the United States. We acknowledge our responsibility for the wound of racism and the…

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Feeling the Love on Mother’s Day

At Hour Children (founded almost 40 years ago by Sister Tesa Fitzgerald and four other Sisters) there are many celebrations with one of the best being the annual Mother’s Day gathering. There is no better way to feel the love than through the reunification of mother and child. This year the Mother’s Day celebration will be celebrated virtually with a…

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