Recommit to Racial Justice Event

On Sunday, Sept. 29, a spectacularly pleasant early fall day, 40 sisters, associates, St. Joseph Workers and neighbors committed to forgo the beautiful day outdoors and spend the afternoon grappling with the deep and often uncomfortable work of racism and white supremacy.  The Kick-off event sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph was facilitated by Colleen Ross, Communications Manager for…

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Island Harvest Food Bank Celebrates Bountiful Harvest at Brentwood Farm to Help Hungry Long Islanders

On September 18, 2019, Island Harvest Food Bank celebrated the bountiful harvest from their Giving Garden/Farm on the Brentwood Campus of the Sisters of St. Joseph to help hungry Long Islanders. Island Harvest Food Bank, along with the Sisters of St. Joseph and a group of volunteers from the international organic farm organization WWOOF(World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms), and…

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Letter to Parish Leaders

September 14, 2019 Dear Parish Leader, Many blessings on your time at the DRVC Catechetical Congress. May your day be inspiring, engaging and full of God’s grace. The congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph is partnering with community organizations throughout Long Island for 2020 Census awareness, education, and participation. The results of the 2020 Census will greatly affect many…

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Recommit to Racial Justice Kick-off Event

Kick-off Event “Recommit to Racial Justice” Program Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, N.Y.  Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Educational content, reflection, small group discussion and suggested action: What it Means to Recommit to Racial Justice; Establishing Shared Agreements and Preparing Ourselves and Our Hearts. This event will feature Colleen Ross, the Communications…

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Catholic Demonstrators Form Human Cross in Newark Protest

       Cardinal Joseph Tobin, leader of the Newark Archdiocese, joined Catholics from several states on Wednesday in Newark to call for an end child and family detention which has led to the separation of immigrant families across the country. More than 100 people gathered at the St. Mary’s Parish Newark Abbey Church for a morning service, many clutching signs that…

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