Leadership Council Holds January Meeting in Brentwood

The Leadership Council for the US Federation held its January 2020 meeting in Brentwood. The US Federation is grateful to the Brentwood congregation for providing hospitality in St. Joseph Renewal Center.  The Leadership Council had their meals in the convent dining room with their Brentwood sisters. Members of the Leadership Council: Eileen McCann, CSJ, Albany, NY, Co-chair Joan Gallagher, Brentwood, NY,…

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Grants Completed

The Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood have recently completed work on two projects on their Brentwood Campus due to grants from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.   The Sisters had a certified arborist complete their Tree Inventory and Management Plan thanks to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Urban and Community Forestry Grants Program. The tree inventory will support…

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The Community Gardens Program at Sisters of St. Joseph

Thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Market’s Community Gardens Grant Program, the Sisters of St. Joseph’s Garden Ministry has completed the construction of 21 raised beds in their Community Gardens on the Brentwood Campus.  The Community Gardens Program at Sisters of St. Joseph has been in existence for the past four years. Grant funding…

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“Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape”

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  It launches the 16 days of the theme for 2019 ”Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape.” It concludes on International Human Rights Day, December 10. (www.unwomen.org) This year three significant international actions bring together the instruments and attention to fight for protection of women from…

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