Third Sunday of Lent

March 19, 2017 By Joan Krebs, Glenview, IL Scripture Ex 17:3-7; Ps 95:1-2, 6-9; Rom 5:1-2, 5-8; Jn 4:5-42 Reflection Let’s come into God’s presence with thanksgiving. Ps 95:2 “They’re gonna kill me! What should I do?” Yhwh’s response: “Go! I’ll wait for you at the rock of Horeb.” Ex 17:4-6 In John, Jesus is […]

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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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