Becoming an Associate

Associates, named Consociates in the St. Paul Province, ‘Ohana in the Hawaii Vice Province, and Familia de San José in Chile–abbreviated ACOF–are women and men, married and single, who extend the mission and share the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph without becoming vowed members. Association has a long, rich history with the Sisters of St. Joseph, dating back to the founding of the congregation in France in 1650. Today, these persons continue to bring the CSJ spirit to their jobs, parishes and families as they share their gifts in works of justice and peace, care for the poor and for Earth. For more information, contact one of the following associate offices: