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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Jane Fritz, CSJ Receives Prestigious award

Jane Fritz, CSJ Receives Prestigious award

Sister Jane Fritz, associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at St. Joseph College, has been awarded the Long Island Section Athanasios  Popoulis Outstanding Educator Award.  She received this award for development of major programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and mathematics) disciplines and constant dedication to education of disadvantaged groups. To read the entire article on her accomplishments, click…

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Sister Catherine Mezzacapo Honored by Cellini League

Sister Catherine Mezzacapo Honored by Cellini League

                                      CELEBRATES 45TH ANNIVERSARY AND SALUTES DISTINGUISHED WOMEN – Consul General of Italy,  a Sister of St. Joseph and Italian Teacher of Language The members of the Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park, Order Sons of Italy in   America, will celebrate their 46th Annual Scholarship/Charitable Benefit Dinner Dance on Friday evening, April 4, 2014 at the Chateau Briand, located…

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CSJs Attend Classes and Enter Cyberspace

CSJs Attend Classes and Enter Cyberspace

CSJs Enter Cyberspace During the past two weeks, approximately 80 sisters who had the “Computer Blues” attended classes focused on gaining familiarity with the method to access and surf web sites. The primary focus was on the Congregational web site which will be used extensively for communications from the President, Preferred Future Planning Committee, and Coordinating Committee. It also contains…

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