Author page: Tara Rogers

Welcoming The Dear Neighbor

St. Joseph College Long Island and the Sisters of St. Joseph Welcome Service Volunteers from Tzu Chi University   As part of their visit to SJCNY, visiting service volunteers from Tzu Chi University made a special trip to SJC Long Island to meet some of the members of the College’s founding order, the Sisters of St. Joseph at their motherhouse…

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Community Gardens Grant

The Sisters of St. Joseph are the grateful recipients of a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Market’s Community Gardens Grant Program. With the $5,721 dollars received, our Garden Ministry is making nice progress on the community garden beds on our Brentwood campus. Currently six out of the 21 planned beds are built. As our community…

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WWOOF Volunteers

WWOOF Volunteers

We are fortunate to have volunteers to help with our garden and farm ministries in this busy growing season. Our farm volunteers are registered with the World Wide Organization of Organic Farmers (WWOOF). WWOOF is a worldwide effort to link volunteers with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a global community conscious of ecological farming practices.   Volunteers, or ‘WWOOFers’, spend…

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Sisters of St. Joseph Preserve 27 Acres of their Brentwood Campus for Agriculture

Sisters of St. Joseph Preserve 27 Acres of their Brentwood Campus for Agriculture

On Friday, April 12, 2019 County Executive Steve Bellone held a press conference on the campus of the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood to announce the acquisition of development rights on 27 acres of the Sisters’ farmland. By selling development rights to Suffolk County for farmland preservation, the Sisters have perpetually extinguished the right to develop these 27 acres for…

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National Catholic Sisters Week Event – March 10, 2019

Come and join us as Sister Theologians and Millennials Seize the Stage during National Catholic Sisters Week 2019! Sister Theologians and Millennials in Theology and Ministry in Conversation with one Another. Join us as we celebrate religious sisters who were some of the first women to break the glass ceiling in the study of Theology and Scripture along with a new generation…

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