Our congregation, in partnership with the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph has planned a slate of events to recognize international Laudato Si’ Week and the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical.
All are welcome to join us. Attend our interactive virtual events, post about the importance of caring for creation on social media, and take action with us!
By Jacqueline Salas, Saint Joseph Worker (SJW) Justice Office Program AssistantDecember 10, 2014
Wednesday, October 30, 2014, 31 interest group coordinators from the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) gathered in St. Paul, MN. To launch the meeting, Meg Gillespie, CSJ, US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Leadership Council Liaison to Justice welcomed the group. Click here to read the full report.
The grand opening of the second phase of Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, a senior living community, on Monday drew both the bishop and bishop emeritus of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese.
S. Judy Vaughan will be honored as one of ten inspirational women in California. The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls are launching a new YouTube channel by premiering the first 10 videos about California women who were identified as amazing and inspiring. The premier of these stories will take place at a reception in the Capitol Mall in Sacramento on March 3, 2014. Judy Vaughan, CSJ is one of the women who will be featured.
Back row: Sisters Mary Ann Leininger, Miriam Ukeritis and Mary McKay. Front row: Sisters Barbara Dreher and Danielle Bonetti.
ST. LOUIS, MO: The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet affirmed its new leadership team on Saturday, January 11 at a ceremony at the province motherhouse St. Louis.
The new Congregational Leadership Team members are Sisters Danielle Bonetti and Miriam Ukeritis from the Albany province; Sister Barbara Drehe rfrom the St. Louis province; Sister Mary McKay from the Los Angeles province; and Sister Mary Ann Leininger (who served in the Vice Province of Peru).
The team was selected in July at the Congregational Chapter held in Los Angeles. More than 125 attendees from the congregation’s provinces of Albany, Los Angeles, St. Louis and St. Paul, as well as from the vice-provinces of Hawaii and Peru participated.