FaithLands Highlights Work of the Sisters of St. Joseph

FaithLands is a growing national movement to connect and inspire faith communities to use their land in new ways that promote ecological and human health, support local food and farming, enact reparative justice, and strengthen communities. The Sisters of St. Joseph were highlighted in the recently released Faithlands Toolkit. Dan Heston (PLT) Kim Quarty (PLT), Teddy Bolkas (Thera Farm), and S.…

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St. Michael’s Academy Dedicates Faculty Room in Honor of Sisters of St. Joseph-

St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Flushing honored the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood at a plaque dedication ceremony on Wednesday, May 26, in the school’s faculty room. The Sisters of St. Joseph have had a strong presence at St. Michael’s, located at 136-58 41st Ave., shortly after the school opened in 1851, where they served as administrators, teachers and…

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Island Harvest Healthy Farm Reopens

Island Harvest Healthy Farm Reopens

Island Harvest’s Healthy Harvest Farm Reopens A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on May 19th at Island Harvest’s Farm on our campus. The ceremony rededicated the farm after the pandemic kept it closed last year. Island Harvest Food Bank’s leadership, representatives from the Sisters of St. Joseph and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, locally elected officials, anti-hunger activists, and…

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Land Ecology Interns Join Us

Land Ecology Interns Join Us

Welcome Land Ecology Interns Through the course of the spring and summer a total of four interns will be working as part of the Sustainability Department.  Landscape Ecologist, Amanda Furcall is supervising their activities which include managing the woodlands and meadows, tending the native plant gardens, conducting botanical and wildlife surveys and maintaining trails.  The interns will greatly increase our…

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