Author page: Tara Rogers

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Grants Completed

The Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood have recently completed work on two projects on their Brentwood Campus due to grants from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.   The Sisters had a certified arborist complete their Tree Inventory and Management Plan thanks to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Urban and Community Forestry Grants Program. The tree inventory will support…

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The Community Gardens Program at Sisters of St. Joseph

Thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Market’s Community Gardens Grant Program, the Sisters of St. Joseph’s Garden Ministry has completed the construction of 21 raised beds in their Community Gardens on the Brentwood Campus.  The Community Gardens Program at Sisters of St. Joseph has been in existence for the past four years. Grant funding…

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“Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape”

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  It launches the 16 days of the theme for 2019 ”Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape.” It concludes on International Human Rights Day, December 10. (www.unwomen.org) This year three significant international actions bring together the instruments and attention to fight for protection of women from…

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Sisters of the Neighborhood – Sister Helen Dolores Byrne and Sister Pat Rizzo

Among the many programs and activities S. Helen Dolores Byrne began while serving as a Pastoral Associate at St. Agnes, Rockville Centre, was an Ignatian Prayer group. On the first Monday of the month the group of 20-30 parishioners would gather to learn and practice Ignatian spirituality. After leaving formal ministry S. Helen along with S. Pat Rizzo continue to…

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