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Island Harvest Healthy Farm Reopens

Island Harvest’s Healthy Harvest Farm Reopens A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on May 19th at Island Harvest’s Farm on our campus. The ceremony rededicated the farm after the pandemic kept it closed last year. Island Harvest Food Bank’s leadership, representatives from the Sisters of St. Joseph and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, locally elected officials, anti-hunger activists, and

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Land Ecology Interns Join Us

Welcome Land Ecology Interns Through the course of the spring and summer a total of four interns will be working as part of the Sustainability Department.  Landscape Ecologist, Amanda Furcall is supervising their activities which include managing the woodlands and meadows, tending the native plant gardens, conducting botanical and wildlife surveys and maintaining trails.  The interns will greatly increase our

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Arbor Day 2021

Arbor Day Celebration – April 30, 2021 While most holidays celebrate something that has already happened and is worth remembering, Arbor Day represents a hope for the future. The simple act of planting and nurturing a tree represents a belief that the tree will grow to provide us with clean air and water, cooling shade, habitat for wildlife, healthier communities,

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Our Christus Vivit Community House Featured in Global Sisters Report

An article on intentional communities was published on Global Sisters Report featuring our Sister Marie Mackey and our Christus Vivit Community: https://www.globalsistersreport.org/print/news/ministry/news/intentional-communities-connect-sisters-those-who-seek-spiritual-growth Pictured above: Sr. Marie Mackey, Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, New York, left, and School Sister of Notre Dame Sr. Nancy Gilchriest on the steps of Christus Vivit Community House in Jamaica, in the Queens borough of

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New Leadership Team Elected

On April 11, 2021, the new leadership team for the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood was elected. Congratulations to all! Pictured from left to right:  Fourth Councillor Sister Karen Burke, First Councillor Sister Elizabeth Hill, President Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, Second Councillor Sister Maria Pascuzzi, Third Councillor Sister Phyllis Esposito President: Sister Tesa Fitzgerald 1st Councillor:  Sister Elizabeth Hill 2nd Councillor:  Sister Maria

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US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Corporate Statement on Racism and Misogyny Directed Toward the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Community

The US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joins the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in condemning racism and sexism in all their harmful forms – whether the violent acts of white supremacists and misogynists or the daily acts of hate and discrimination that diminish us all.  We grieve with the citizens of Atlanta and the Asian-American and Pacific

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