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Arbor Day 2021

Arbor Day Celebration – April 30, 2021 While most holidays celebrate something that has already happened and is worth remembering, Arbor Day represents a hope for the future. The simple act of planting and nurturing a tree represents a belief that the tree will grow to provide us with clean air and water, cooling shade, habitat for wildlife, healthier communities,

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Our Christus Vivit Community House Featured in Global Sisters Report

An article on intentional communities was published on Global Sisters Report featuring our Sister Marie Mackey and our Christus Vivit Community: https://www.globalsistersreport.org/print/news/ministry/news/intentional-communities-connect-sisters-those-who-seek-spiritual-growth Pictured above: Sr. Marie Mackey, Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, New York, left, and School Sister of Notre Dame Sr. Nancy Gilchriest on the steps of Christus Vivit Community House in Jamaica, in the Queens borough of

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New Leadership Team Elected

On April 11, 2021, the new leadership team for the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood was elected. Congratulations to all! Pictured from left to right:  Fourth Councillor Sister Karen Burke, First Councillor Sister Elizabeth Hill, President Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, Second Councillor Sister Maria Pascuzzi, Third Councillor Sister Phyllis Esposito President: Sister Tesa Fitzgerald 1st Councillor:  Sister Elizabeth Hill 2nd Councillor:  Sister Maria

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The Year of Joseph – “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” Videos

This Friday, March 19, 2021 is St. Joseph’s Day. Pope Francis has proclaimed 2021 the “Year of Joseph.” We have been offering “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” videos throughout the year featuring Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, their associates, and their partners in ministry. A person of Joseph is someone who embodies his attributes and virtues. View all

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Holy Week 2021 – Livestreamed from Sacred Heart Chapel Brentwood

We continue to pray with and for one another as we navigate through these challenging days. We hunger for community and for a time when we can pray and celebrate together. May we continue to carry one another in heart and prayer during this Lenten Season. The Triduum Services will take place in Sacred Heart Chapel. In light of Covid

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Building 4 On Our Brentwood Campus Is Now La Providencia Center

A Renaming and Dedication Ceremony was recently held to rename Building 4 – or the St. Joseph Renewel Center – on our Brentwood Campus to La Providencia Center. We thank S. Gloria Cruz, CSJ again for her suggestion of La Providencia for Building 4. Our Lady of Providence is the patron of Puerto Rico, the beautiful island that the Sisters of

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