CSJ Pilgrimage

CSJ Pilgrimage

CSJ Pilgrimage On July 8, fifteen Sisters of St. Joseph began a pilgrimage to France. Sisters Diane Androvich, Eileen Brennan, Karen Burke, Margaret Biolsi, Maura Costello, Margaret Faherty, Suzanne Franck (group leader), Helen Roberta Hurley, Helen Kearney, Janet Kinney, Filippa Luciano, Alice McVey, Marge Miller, Linda Pero, and Susan Snyder journeyed to the founding places of our CSJ heritage. We gather…

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We Are Dust of the Earth

We Are Dust of the Earth

The Organic Garden on Video Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach and News Director Ed Wilkinson went to  Brentwood, Long Island where the Sisters of St. Joseph tend to their organic self sustaining garden along with their beehive, goats, chickens and rabbits. They know a lack of environmental awareness harms the poor and hope to inspire more conscious consumption in city dwellers…

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The Mayor of Clinton Hill

The Mayor of Clinton Hill

Friends, family, and co-workers gathered on June 16 at St. Angela Hall to celebrate a farewell to the Mayor of Clinton Hill, Junior Small. All were invited to have lunch and share their “Junior stories.” Junior’s wife was in attendance. Junior dominated the gathering in his usual gregarious manner! Junior was a good friend and longtime loyal employee of the…

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Human Trafficking Program

Human Trafficking Program

Enlightening Our Neighbors About Modern Day Slavery Mary Anne Geskie The problem of modern day slavery and human trafficking is a serious global issue. The profits obtained from the use of forced labor are estimated at $150 billion per year and of that amount $99 billion comes from commercial sexual exploitation.   This criminal activity is second only to the…

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Campaign Nonviolence September 20-27

Campaign Nonviolence September 20-27

Campaign Nonviolence is a long-term movement to build a culture of peace and nonviolence free from war, poverty, the climate crisis, and the epidemic of violence and injustice. During Campaign Nonviolence Week, September 20-17, 2015 we are encouraged to take action in three ways: Practicing Nonviolence Toward the World: 500 Marches Practicing Nonviolence Toward All :  Engaging nonviolently with opponents…

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Esse Non Videre Award

Esse Non Videre Award

The 2015 Sister Elizabeth Hill CSJ, Esse Non Videre Award for nonviolence went to The Peacemaking Mission of the Catholic Worker Movement and Dorothy Day. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 80 years after Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement, her granddaughter Martha Hennessy was honored at a luncheon and gave a challenging  presentation.       Martha Hennessy and S.…

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Wake Up The World Video

Wake Up The World Video

Wake Up The World Video As part of the celebration of 2015 as the Year of Consecrated Life, the Diocese of Brooklyn has produced a series of videos about the religious orders of men and women who are in ministry there. Under the leadership of Sister Peggy Conway, a video about the vocation journey and ministry of three of our…

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