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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Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Annual Conference

Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Annual Conference

S. Helen Kearney, S. Pat Mahoney, and S. Kathy McKinney attended the Leadership Conference of Women Religious annual conference, August 13-16 in Orlando. Approximately 825 participants gathered for this event that focused on “Leadership Evolving: Graced, Grounded & Free” and included a keynote address by Sister Ilia Delio, OSF. LCWR finished its annual assembly on August 16 and concluded its…

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S. Karen Burke named to Federation Leadership Steering Committee

Federation Leadership Program Takes Shape In the traditional understanding, leadership has often been considered the forte of a few – those at the head of an organization or having a position of authority.  With a paradigm shift in this understanding, with leadership seen more as partnership than patriarchy, more as creatively working together than top-down control, it becomes clear that…

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