Ash Wednesday

March 1, 2017 By Barbara Foreman La Grange, IL Scripture Jl 2:12-18; Ps 51:3-6, 12-14, 17; 2 Cor 5:20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Reflection “…give alms…pray…fast.” Mt 6:2-16 On first look, the sequence seems a little off. The Gospel writer has arranged Jesus’ teachings around what many Christians have adopted as Lenten practices in this way: […]

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Sisters and Students in Crookston Work Together to Fight Human Traffciking

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Student United Way – Crookston Chapter joined forces with the Sisters of St. Joseph to work on a project called S.O.A.P. (Stop Our Adolescents from Prostitution). The students put labels on soaps that contain the National Human Trafficking Hotline. These soaps, along […]

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Congregation supports LCWR and Bishops in immigration/refugee stance

We, the Congregation of St. Joseph, stand for inclusive love and unity – one with God, one with each other, and one with all creation. We stand with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the US Conference of Bishops in strongly disagreeing with the Executive Order’s halting refugee admissions. We, along with the Leadership […]

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Sisters Stand in Solidartiy at Women’s Marches

Over 80 sisters and associates from our founding communities of Cleveland, Wichita, Nazareth (in Kalamazoo, Mich.), and LaGrange Park (just outside of Chicago) participated in the Women’s Marches on January 21st, to stand with and for all marginalized populations. While the reasons for attending were as varied as the women who participated, to paraphrase Father […]

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Sisters and Associates Stand With and For Marginalized Populations at Women’s Marches

Over 80 sisters and associates from our founding communities of Cleveland, Wichita, Nazareth (in Kalamazoo, Mich.), and LaGrange Park (just outside of Chicago) participated in the Women’s Marches on January 21st, to stand with and for all marginalized populations. While the reasons for attending were as varied as the women who participated, to paraphrase Father […]

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100 Days of Prayer

Together with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, we offer you the calendars below called 100 Days of Prayer. Each day, we invite you to say and reflect on a daily prayer during the new presidential administration’s first 100 days in office. The content encourages unity and reconciliation and offers support to people who […]

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