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Providence House Celebration

Providence House Celebration On June 7, 2018, Providence House celebrated 39 years since its founding in 1979 under the leadership of Sister Elaine Roulet.  The event was a perfect moment to publicly introduce the first lay Executive Director, Danielle Minelli Pagnotta, who transitioned to the position last Fall from NYC Department of Homeless Services.  The event, held at the Riverpark…

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Pastoral Care News

S. Virginia  Down, CSJ recently completed her studies for the Geriatric Spiritual Care Certificate Course offered by the Avila Institute for Gerontology under the direction of Sister Peter Lillian, O. Carm. During this course, which consists of four weekends and one week of clinical e xperience, participants are prepared to serve in the field of elder care and serve the…

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone Signs Legislation At Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Signs Legislation At Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood

  Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today signed legislation to provide $200,000 in water quality funding for the design of two wastewater treatment improvement systems at the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph’s 212-acre Brentwood campus. The County funding will advance the design for the installation of an Innovative and Alternative On-site Wastewater Treatment System (I/A OWTS) and a…

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Brentwood Motherhouse Added to the National Register of Historic Places

Brentwood Motherhouse Added to the National Register of Historic Places

As of May 7, 2018, the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, Brentwood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register is the nation’s official list of properties worthy of preservation. Listing on the national Register recognizes the importance of these properties to the history of our country and provides them with a measure of protection.

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Celebrating New Solar Array and Sustainable Rain Garden at Sisters of St. Joseph Campus

Celebrating New Solar Array and Sustainable Rain Garden at Sisters of St. Joseph Campus

On May 24, 2018, The Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, along with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, EmPower Solar, PSEG, and many environmental partners, celebrated the official completion of their 1MW solar system and sustainable rain garden on the Sisters of St. Joseph campus in Brentwood, Long Island, New York. The system is expected to offset approximately 63 percent of the…

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Rural and Migrant Ministries

In the past three years, the Sisters of St. Joseph have been collaborating with Rural and Migrant Ministries, a state-wide, faith-based ministry that helps farmworkers and other under-served residents of New York State. Connecting with farmworkers recalls congregational members and leaders in the 1970’s who espoused the values and actions of Cesar Chavez as he exposed the degrading circumstances that…

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CSJs Host Climate Discussion

Climate Change on Long Island – the Lived Experience On April 26 in the Academy of St. Joseph our congregation hosted a panel discussion to examine the lived experience of climate change on Long Island.  Fishermen, farmers, construction engineers, scientists, pulmon ologists, and naturalists helped us move past the debate over climate change.  The group examined how it affects Long…

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