The very first ministries of Sisters of St. Joseph in the United States were schools. In fact, St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, which we founded in 1837, is still actively teaching today. Many of our sisters are still engaged in educational ministry today.
Below are educational institutions founded by our sisters that are still in operation.
Learning In Style, Minneapolis, Minnesota
St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf*, Brentwood, Missouri and Indianapolis, Indiana
Avila University*, Kansas City, Missouri
The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York
Fontbonne University*, St. Louis, Missouri
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, California
St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Academy of Holy Angels, Richfield, Minnesota
Academy of Our Lady of Peace, San Diego, California
Benilde St. Margaret’s School, St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Carondelet High School, Concord, California
Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Paul, Minnesota
St. Joseph’s Academy*, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph High School, Lakewood, California
St. Joseph Joshi Gakuen, Tsu, Japan (link in Japanese)
St. Mary’s Academy, Inglewood, California
St. Teresa’s Academy*, Kansas City, Missouri
*St. Joseph Educational Ministries members. SJEM is a ministerial public juridic person established for the sponsorship of the five educational institutions founded by our St. Louis Province.