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Farm Tour at our Brentwood Campus

Slow Food South Shore will be hosting a Farm Tour at the Sisters of St. Joseph. Join us for a tour of the farm collective and the grounds at our Brentwood Campus on October 19, 2019 from 10am to 11am. This event is free for all. Please RSVP via email, Facebook or Instagram: southshoreny@slowfoodusa.org https://www.facebook.com/slowfoodsouthshoreofficial @slowfoodsouthshore Join Slow Food South…

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October 5

Reflection The first week of October has marked remembrances of three people whose lives have made a difference: Therese of Lisieux, Mahatma Gandhi and Francis of Assisi. This certainly seems to be an unlikely grouping – the young Carmelite nun, the Indian political leader and the little poor man of Assisi. Being ordinary people, they had their flaws and difficulties.…

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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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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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Spirits On Fire Program

From July 22-25,  Gina Christel, Assistant Principal of Sacred Heart Academy, participated in the Spirits on Fire Program in Chicago.  This year long formation program is designed for lay leaders in the sponsored ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph.  Thirty-one persons from across the United States traveled to the Carmelite Spiritual Center for Cohort 4’s immersion experience in the…

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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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