Since 1997, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet have adopted environmental sustainability as a focus that influences both big and small decisions. This report captures some of the significant achievements of our congregation in our journey to environmental sustainability.
These are the latest items related to our community in Japan, which is now a part of the Los Angeles Province.
The Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet and the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph, based on our ongoing concerns and written statements in support of migrants, have signed a joint statement by churches opposing the proposed revision of Japan’s Immigration and Refugee Recognition Act.
Last week, Noriko Kuroki arrived in Los Angeles from her native Japan to continue her discernment about religious life. We asked Noriko a few questions so we could get to know her better.
Chizuru Yamada grew up in Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan, as an only child. Later in life, as she practiced the Ignatian Spirituality Exercises, she heard God inviting her to become a sister.