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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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Sister Janet Kinney Attends IMF Meeting

The Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. Also featured are…

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News from CSJ Schools

The Mary Louis Academy Elizabeth Goberdhan, TMLA Sophomore, has received the 2019 Official Triple C Award presented by and in collaboration with NYS Attorney General’s Office & Philo4thought. This certificate of merit is awarded to a student who has displayed “a remarkable level of Character, Courage and Commitment in her personal growth and outreach to become an active member of…

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Sister Pat Mahoney Leads Effort  To End Bank Prison Financing

A campaign by faith-based investors and investment networks, spearheaded by the Sisters of St. Joseph led the nation’s largest consumer bank to announce it intended to stop investing in private prison firms. Starting with an October 2017 letter, the effort resulted in JPMorgan Chase announcing March 5 that it would cease financing two of the leading private prison corporations, Geo…

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SHA Students Present Research In D.C.

A group of Sacred Heart Academy students received invitations to present their psychological research projects at the Association of Psychological Science (APS) National Convention in Washington D.C. in May. This honor is most unusual because only a few dozen pre-collegiate researchers have been asked to present their original work in the 31 years that the APS has held its annual…

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Spirituality of Bread Making Retreat Day

The Garden Ministry held its first Spirituality of Bread-Making Retreat with ten of our garden volunteers and friends.  Having had the experience of growing, harvesting, threshing, winnowing, grinding and baking our own wheat, we began by recognizing our profound connection with soil, water, sun, and Earth herself.  As we continued through the process of making bread, we reflected on each step and…

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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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Sisters Support the NYS Climate and Community Protection Act

Sister Karen Burke made a statement  at the public hearing in Mineola on February 15, 2019 in support of  the Climate and Community Protection Act. She presented the moral underpinnings for such action and received an enthusiastic  ovation from those present. Long Island came out in force  at the Long Island Mobilization for Senate Climate Hearings. Among those present were LICC, Renew,The Elmont…

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