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Transformation Through Preservation

Using an innovative approach, the Sisters of Saint Joseph are working to improve water quality on their campus and ultimately on Long island. Based in their land Ethic adopted on 2015, the congregation nis working to establish a sustainable relationship with the land which they hold in sacred trust. Nitrogen pollution and runoff from failing cesspool and septic systems played

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Candle Lights for a Cure

Candle Lights for a Cure has been founded to honor all those lost to Covid in the towns of Brentwood, Bay Shore, and central islip. They ask that anyone who has lost a loved one would send a photo and a memory to be shared on their website. Events are bein planned for April. Their goal is to begin the

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Building 4 On Our Brentwood Campus Is Now La Providencia Center

A Renaming and Dedication Ceremony was recently held to rename Building 4 – or the St. Joseph Renewel Center – on our Brentwood Campus to La Providencia Center. We thank S. Gloria Cruz, CSJ again for her suggestion of La Providencia for Building 4. Our Lady of Providence is the patron of Puerto Rico, the beautiful island that the Sisters of

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Land Ecology Internship @ Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, NY

Land Ecology Internship @ Sisters of St. Joseph – Brentwood, NY  Sustainability Initiatives The 212-acre Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood property is a tranquil campus in the suburbs, consisting of woodlands, beautiful meadows, landscaped areas, historic buildings and 28 acres of organic farm land. Our 40-acre pine-oak woodland hosts a unique diversity of plants and wildlife. The Sisters hold this

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The Lenten Journey: Uncovering the Wellspring of Our Deepest Thirst

Lenten Retreat Morning on February 27th at 10 a.m.  During this Lenten Journey, what needs to be uncovered, transformed, and healed within? The presenter will be Sister Joannie Cassidy, SSJ.  If interested, register at spirituality@csjbrentwood.org. After registering you will be sent information and the link for the morning. To view the flyer click HERE

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Our Latest “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” Video – St. Joseph as a Refugee

As we continue to celebrate 2021 as the “Year of Joseph” as proclaimed by Pope Francis, we offer you this latest installment in our “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” video series. Enjoy this “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” video, which explores St. Joseph as a refugee and features our Sister Rosalie Carven, CSJ. [arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BKZQ1g4xVc&t=15s” sticky_pos=”top-left” loop=”no” muted=”no”

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Black History Month Calendar

February is Black History Month. The Sisters of St. Joseph JPIC Office has a Black History Month calendar available. Black History Month reminds us not just of how far we have traveled, but also how far there is to go. It is an opportunity to reflect on the corrosive effects of racism and to challenge our own negative stereotypes. Learn

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The Year of Joseph – Portrait of a Person of Joseph

Pope Francis has proclaimed 2021 a “Year of Joseph.” As we focus our attention and prayerful reflections upon Joseph, for whom our Congregation is named and our patron, we will also offer you “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” videos throughout the year. A person of Joseph is someone who embodies his attributes and virtues. Please view the video below for

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Woodland Garden at La Providencia Building

Woodland Garden at La Providencia Building At one time the garden in front of La Providencia (Building 4) in Brentwood was a place for Academy students to take graduation photos.  Some of the traditional plantings in the garden included species now known to be invasive such as English ivy, periwinkle, burning bush and barberry.  Over the years, these plants formed

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A Message from The Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood

Our hearts are heavy with the news of today’s violence at our Nation’s Capitol. In the spirit of our Charism we pray for healing and reconciliation among all our sisters and brothers. We ask that all join in prayer for an end to violence and for the safety of all. It is an unfortunate reality that our Nation is experiencing

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