As members of the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph, we echo their statement in the wake of the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Colorado on November 19.
Dare to be prophetic.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are a congregation of Catholic sisters. We, and those who share our charism and mission, are motivated in all things by our profound love of God and the dear neighbor.
The spirituality of the Sisters of St. Joseph is centered in love, the central commandment of Jesus—a love that seeks to achieve unity of neighbor with neighbor and neighbor with God. Our life together in prayer and in community impels us to reach out to the dear neighbor, whoever they may be, whatever the need they might have.
Our commitment to justice
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet work to bring loving unity to a divided world. Urgent needs call us to bold conversation and prophetic action. We educate, advocate and take action to promote social justice.
My experience at the shelter in Mexicali, Mexico has changed my life. I am now looking at everything and everyone with different eyes. The experience was not anything I had expected! I thought there would be a building surrounded with a yard where the children could play and we would paint in small groups. Instead,…
In this season of Thanksgiving, may we consider ways to give thanks for the creation around us. May we practice gratitude for the abundance given to us in the created world.
Growing Community Roots invests directly in water catchment systems that provide safe water for drinking and bathing, fencing for community gardens that ensure children have nutritious meals at school and tree farms that help address the critical deforestation problem that exists in Homa Bay.