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Climate PromoPraised Be - Celebrating the Pope's Encyclical

The Congregation Leadership Team has issued a statement on Laudato Si (Praised Be), the Pope's new encyclical on care for our common home.

We have also created a resource page with links to our 2008 Care of Creation and Climate Change Chapter Act and other resources related to the encyclical.


2015 Jubilee CelebrationsJubilarians

April 18 marked the beginning of the 2015 Jubilee celebrations of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. This year the Congregation honors and rejoices with two 75-Year Sisters, two 70-Year Sisters, nine 60-Year Sisters, and one 50-Year Sister for a total of 880 years of ministry in the the eastern part of the United States, the western part of the United States (June 6), and in the United Kingdom (June 27). That’s an impressive reason to celebrate!

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DoveSpring Assemblies Held Across the Congregation

Sisters and Associates of St. Joseph of Peace have gathered in our three regions from March 28 to May 2 for our Spring Assemblies. The theme of the assembly days was "Listening to the Call of our Hearts." We engaged in a contemplative process around our Chapter Call and community life. This was the first assembly since our 2014 Congregation Chapter.

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Vocations BlogIntroducing the new CSJP Vocations Blog

Our CSJP Vocations Team recently launched a new vocations blog. We plan to update the blog several times a week at www.csjpvocations.org. Regular features include “Sister Stories” (updates about the life and ministry of CSJP Sisters today), “Our Roots” (stories from our founding to more recent past), “Vocation Musings” (reflections by Sisters on their own vocation discernment), CSJP Poetry, prayer, reflections, videos, and more. Be sure to check the site often!

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Associate Covenanting - Western Region First Covenant

May 2nd, 2015 was a beautiful Seattle day marking the beginning of Boating Season and many other Spring events but best of all the Celebration of Covenant for our CSJP Associates at St. Mary-on-the-Lake here in the Western Region.

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Associate Covenanting - Eastern Region

2 yearSisters and Associates of St. Joseph of Peace gathered in the chapel of St. Michael Villa in Englewood Cliffs, NJ to celebrate the renewal of the covenants of 11 woman and men who have committed themselves to join the vowed members as Associates.

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End Slavery LogoCSJP Statement on End Modern Day Slavery Initiative

The leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace applaud the efforts of Senators Corker of TN and Menendez of NJ who introduced the bi-partisan End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015.. We join in Shine a Light on Slavery Day, Friday February 27, 2015 and encourage all Sisters and Associates to support the world-wide effort to bring an end to trafficking and slavery.

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New Leadership Team Begins Term

Leadership TeamThe new Congregation Leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace began their six-year term of office on January 7, 2015, our CSJP Community Day of Thanksgiving. The new leaders were elected during the 22nd Congregation Chapter meeting held September 5-16, 2014, in Seattle, Washington, USA. Sister Sheila Lemieux, CSJP will serve as the Congregation Leader. Other members of the new Leadership Team are Sisters Kristin Funari, Margaret Shannon, Melinda McDonald and Susan Francois.

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Living Peace Winter 2014Living Peace - Winter 2014 Issue
Deeper and Wider: The Challenge of Peace

Read the latest issue of our biannual Congregation Magazine, Living Peace. The theme of this issue, Deeper and Wider: The Challenge of Peace, is taken from the 22nd Congregation Chapter held in September. This issue features articles by two of our Chapter presenters, Fr. Anthony Gittins, CSSp and Sr. Gail Worcelo, SGM. Other articles by Sisters and Associates share the good news of our chapter, the experience of ministry in Haiti, reflections on our charism, and updates on justice and peace. We invite you to read along as we go deeper and wider into the challenge of peace.

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YoCL logoYear of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis has announced 2015 as the Year of Consecrated Life. We have created a resource page to help you celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life and "Wake up the World!"

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Sisters professing vowsFour Women Profess Vows as Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace

We celebrated the first ever profession of vows at a Congregation Chapter on September 6, with not one but four women professing vows as Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace at a Eucharist liturgy. Dorothy Verna was welcomed into full membership and professed perpetual vows. Katrina Alton, Sheena George, and Juliana Ngozi Iwuagwu made their first profession in the congregation.

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Website Rebuild:

Due to a recent issue with the security of our web server, we have found it necessary to rebuild our website. We hope that you will find this temporary website easy to navigate. We apologize for any missing information or broken links and thank you for your patience while we rebuild our website.

 


 

 


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