Faith leaders urge communities to embrace immigrant children

Faith leaders urge communities to embrace immigrant children

Nuns, rabbis, Muslim leaders and church officials Friday urged Long Islanders to embrace the hundreds of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally to try to reunite with relatives here. The combination interfaith prayer service and news conference in Wyandanch was organized partly in response to public outrage over a proposal to temporarily house some of the children…

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LCWR Assembly 2014

LCWR Assembly 2014

LCWR Assembly 2014 A copy of the LCWR presidential address by Carol Zinn, SSJ may be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Carol Zinn, SSJ–LCWR Presidential Address Click here for additional materials pertaining to the 2014 LCWR assembly. Outstanding Leadership Award Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ received the 2014 LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award. LCWR presidents welcome the approximately 750 members to the assembly…

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Leaders As Leaven Program

Leaders As Leaven Program

Sisters of Saint Joseph Federation Promotes Leadership Skills After several years of discussion among the CSSJ Federation leadership, the Leaders as Leaven program was begun last year.  This past July ten Sisters from the Brentwood Congregation joined about 65 other CSSJ’s in Latham at the Carondolet Hospitality Center for Leaders as Leaven, year two.  The participants, required to be under the…

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FREE Farm on Brentwood Property

FREE Farm on Brentwood Property

THE FARM AT ST. JOSEPH’S is located in Brentwood, New York, on the grounds of The Sisters Of St. Joseph, a congregation of women who have lived and worked in the community for over one hundred years.  The Farm is operated by Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc., (FREE) a non-profit agency that has served the differently-abled citizens of  Long Island for over…

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Climate Lobby Comes to Brentwood

Climate Lobby Comes to Brentwood

Citizens Climate Lobby Long Island Creating the political will for a stable climate Ashley HuntMartorano On Saturday,July 19, CCL Long Island was invited to speak to the Sisters of St. Joseph congregation about climate change solutions. We had about 40 Sisters in attendance and one of our local volunteers who is a Climate Reality presenter (Jeanne Brunson) did a 25 minute presentation…

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Ban Fracking in New York

Ban Fracking in New York

Tell Governor Cuomo to Ban Fracking Ban Fracking at Democratic Convention Tell Governor Cuomo to Ban Fracking at the State Democratic Convention! On May 22, Governor Cuomo is attending the Democratic Convention on Long Island – and we must be there in full force demanding a ban on fracking. This is a very important event for Cuomo – and for…

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