Nuns and Nones Gathering

The first Nuns & Nones gathering in the New York area took place on Sunday, February 10th at St. Joseph High School, Downtown Brooklyn. The CSJ Young Adult Outreach Ministry and the St. Joseph Worker Program collaborated to make what is hoped to be the first of many gatherings. Young millennials came from the NYC area and beyond to meet…

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Maria Regina Residence and Sisters of St. Joseph Honored at Winter Charity Ball

On January 25, 2019, Maria Regina Residence and Sisters of St. Joseph were honored with the Special Humanitarian Award by the New York State Grand Lodge Foundation, Inc. Order Sons of Italy in America at their Twenty-Sixth Anniversary Winter Charity Ball. As stated at the event: The New York Grand Lodge Foundation takes great pride in hailing the extraordinary care that…

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VOLUNTEERING AT THE BORDER

Three St. Joseph’s College alumni — one of whom is a Sister of St. Joseph — are volunteering for two weeks in El Paso, Texas, at the Annunciation House, helping immigrants and refugees at the United States/Mexico border. Karen Burke, C.S.J., Ed.D, arrived in El Paso with her niece Kaleigh Burke and nephew Andrew Samide on Tuesday, Jan. 22 —…

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Sisters of St. Joseph Awarded Urban Forestry Grant

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced $2.24 million in grants for urban forestry projects to protect air quality, water quality and natural resources across the state. The grants are part of DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, which helps communities develop and implement comprehensive tree planting, management, maintenance, and education to create healthy…

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Educational Signs in Brentwood

In response to our Land Ethic statement we implemented new initiatives and continued ecological projects that were already in place on our Brentwood campus.  Many new initiatives were brought to fruition with the support of the Long Island Community Foundation, The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County Department of Environmental Planning, our generous benefactors, and capital funds.  In our…

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Sisters of St. Joseph Receive Long Island Community Foundation Nonprofit Impact Award

On November 16, 2018, the Sisters of St. Joseph were honored at the AFPLI Philanthropy Day.  Our congregation received the Long Island Community Foundation Nonprofit Impact Award for our environmental initiatives on Long Island.  David Okorn, CEO of the LI Community Foundation introduced  Sister Helen Kearney who accepted the award in the name of the congregation. Sister Helen gave a…

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Garden Ministry Pumpkin Pies

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pies “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” Every pie is homemade with love using Long Island cheese pumpkins grown by the Garden Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph. To Order:Call Heather at (631)838-0013 or email garden@csjbrentwood.org Indicate when you would like to pick up your pie. Pie Pick-Up Times: Tuesday, November 20 from 11:00AM-1:00PM or 5:00PM…

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U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Condemns Tree of Life Slaughter

The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joins with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and countless groups and individuals across the country and in Pittsburgh to condemn the slaughter of our brothers and sisters at Tree of Life Congregation in the community of Squirrel Hill. Condemnation alone cannot bring change. Our mission as Sisters of St.…

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