S. Karen Cavanagh TV Interview

S. Karen Cavanagh TV Interview

Click here to view  S. Karen’s interview. Posted: January 10, 2014 Human trafficking hits home 1/9/14 Trafficking in human beings has become the most profitable criminal activity in the world. That finding comes from a panel of experts assembled by Pope Francis. He has condemned human trafficking as a crime against humanity. The Holy Father’s experience with the awful practice…

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Support  Fair Trade Shopping

Support Fair Trade Shopping

Fair Trade Items Available for Purchase The Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood continue to support the work of the Good Shepherd Sisters through the sale of craft items made by the women at the Fatima Center in Bangkok.  The Fatima Centre of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Thailand is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the quality of life…

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Leaders As Leaven Program

Leaders As Leaven Program

Leadership Development Program for Sisters of St Joseph held in Racine, Wisconsin On December 6, twenty-eight sisters among the younger members of their communities gathered to begin a year of further honing and developing their leadership skills at the first Leaders as Leaven program sponsored by the US Federation for its sisters. The sisters from the Brentwood community are S.…

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Calendar Sweepstake Winners

Calendar Winners – First Drawing – December 6, 2013 December 1st                   $100.00                             Eileen McCaffery December 2nd                  $50.00                               John Morgan December 3rd                   $50.00                               Elizabeth M. Moss December 4th                   $50.00                               Vina Cullen        December 5th                   $50.00                               Teresa Bennett Stiles December 6th                   $75.00                               Eileen Christie, CSJ December 7th                   $50.00                               Elizabeth Donovan December 8th                   $100.00                             Christina B. Wettje December 9th                   $50.00                               Mr. and Mrs. Carson…

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ICCR Statement on Human Trafficking

ICCR Statement on Human Trafficking

Request for Endorsements of ICCR’s “Statement of Principles and Recommended Practices for Confronting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. ICCR has published a guidance document entitled, “Statement of Principles and Recommended Practices for Confronting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.” This statement will be publicly released on International Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2013. We invite faith-based organizations and congregations, non-governmental organizations,…

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Not on Our Turf Workshop

Not on Our Turf Workshop

“NOT ON OUR TURF” This became the new mantra for more than 120 student leaders from seventeen New York Catholic High Schools and Youth Groups who gathered at The Mary Louis Academy on Saturday, November 16.  Teen teachers/members of Project Stay Gold, as well as representatives from Homeland Security and The FBI Victim Services helped them to hear, reflect, and…

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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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