Csjs Welcome Presidents Action on Immigration

Csjs Welcome Presidents Action on Immigration

The Sisters of St. Joseph Justice Committee is among those in many religious congregations that have worked very consistently for a change in immigration policy. Along with LCWR, we consider the President’s Executive  Action a positive  first step. We join with the many Faith Organizations and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in encouraging the President to continue taking…

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S. Jane Fritz Publishes Book

S. Jane Fritz Publishes Book

Sister Jane Fritz  Publishes Innovative Book Sister Jane Fritz and her colleague, William Mc Allister, have written a textbook which uses an innovative teaching technique, intended for beginning computer programmers. It incorporates game programming as a pedagogical tool to improve student engagement, learning outcomes and retention. This approach teaches the fundamental programming concepts in a way that does not compromise…

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S. Tesa Fitzgerald is Million Dollar Opus Prize Winner

S. Tesa Fitzgerald is Million Dollar Opus Prize Winner

Congratulations S. Teresa “Tesa” Fitzgerald and Hour Children on winning the Opus Prize! This prize is an annual, million-dollar gift awarded to an individual or organization anywhere in the world whose faith-based, entrepreneurial leadership helps people in need to transform their lives. The Prize identifies exceptional unsung social innovators and highlights their unique entrepreneurial approaches, which gives power to the disenfranchised, opportunities…

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CSJs Support Immigration Reform

CSJs Support Immigration Reform

Legislative Action on Immigration Sisters Nancy Fackner, Kathy Britt and Rosalie Carven represented the Sisters of St. Joseph in partnership with the coalition of immigrant advocates who went to the meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature on October 7, 2014. Of all the counties in New York State, Suffolk County has received the third largest number of unaccompanied children. Advocates…

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S. Pat Hudson Wins Art Award

S. Pat Hudson Wins Art Award

Sister Pat Hudson’s painting, “Evening Song”, was selected as “Best in Show” watercolor in a current juried show at the Rockaway Artists Alliance Gallery at Fort Tilden. Pat has two other paintings that were also selected for the “Art Splash” show. The watercolor method Pat used is Sum-i: P’oMo, an ancient Chinese painting technique. It is watercolor on gold Shikishi…

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