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CSSJs of the Future

CSSJs of the Future

“Enflaming the Charism, the Fire Grows” CSSJs of the Future met at St. Joseph’s Villa, Hampton Bays, from November 14 to November 17, 2013.  This new venture within the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph inaugurated a moment of exciting conversations among CSSJs in the Atlantic Conference from Brentwood, Boston, Philadelphia, Springfield, and St. Augustine, FL. These meetings will serve as…

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S. Elizabeth Hill Honored by SJC

S. Elizabeth Hill Honored by SJC

Invocation at SJC Scholarship Gala Honoring Sister Elizabeth Hill November 8, 2013 God of all being, creator, sustainer and spirit of unconditional love, we call upon your presence this evening as we honor Sister Elizabeth Hill for her dedicated service to the mission of Saint Joseph’s College. Founded in 1916 to promote higher education for women, the college met a…

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View the Video: Sisters

View the Video: Sisters

Click here and view the one hour video Sisters Sisters is a one-hour documentary film that takes us into the lives of five American Catholic Sisters. It is a film about faith and hope, love and death, seen through the eyes of five women who have committed their lives to the service of others in the deepest way. Without narration,…

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Varick Ten Reform Rally

Varick Ten Reform Rally

“Varick Ten” Immigration Advocates Block Traffic and Call on House GOP to Stop Blocking Reform In Act of Civil Disobedience, Ten (including Susan Wilcox, CSJ) are Arrested Outside Varick St. Detention Center Capping off a month of renewed momentum around immigration reform, a diverse crowd of nearly 100 New Yorkers rallied outside the Varick St. Detention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and…

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Pilgrimage for Immigrants

Pilgrimage for Immigrants

  Sisters of St. Joseph joined a pilgrimage with several other groups to consecrate the afternoon of October 27 to solidarity with immigrants. The pilgrimage started at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church in Wyandanch and ended with a prayer service at the U.S. Post Office. This event signals the Congregation’s responsiveness to a national Catholic initiative which got underway…

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Respect for ALL Rally

Respect for ALL Rally

October 5: National Day for Human Dignity and Respect for ALL Sisters of St. Joseph, Associates, co-ministers,and friends attended rallies in Brentwood, Brooklyn, and New York to demand dignity and respect for ALL families, and to call on Congress to pass immigration reform this year. More than 160 rallies were planned throughout the United States. Karina Claudio-Betancourt (Academia Maria Reina,…

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Sister Maryann Ricciopo Honored

Sister Maryann Ricciopo Honored

Sister Mary Anne Ricioppo, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 55 years, died in Transfiguration Convent, Williamsburg, Nov. 11, 2012. Formerly Sister Mary Marcellus, she ministered for47 years in Transfiguration parish as teacher, mentor and friend. She was part of the fabric of the neighborhood, ministering to countless immigrant families. In her memory, Hooper street…

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