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We are an international community of women religious and women and men associates serving in the United States, United Kingdom, and Haiti. Our charism of peace calls us to practice radical hospitality, nonviolence, and care of creation.

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Ministry of Presence with Refugees in Calais

Ministry of Presence with Refugees in Calais

This summer and autumn, four CSJP representatives will travel to Calais, France to support and engage in a ministry of presence with refugees living in a refugee camp popularly known as "the jungle." The camp supports refugees from various nations who are there in the hopes of gaining access to a new life in the UK where most refugees have family or friends. Our CSJP presence in Calais is a response to our Chapter Call to radical hospitality and our Congregation Statement, Welcome Immigrants and Refugees.
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From Violence to Peace

From Violence to Peace

In response to recent killings in our communities, our Congregation Leadership Team issued a statement that calls on all of us to respond to this time of challenge by considering how our charism calls us to live our charism in the face of such violence that we might become "peace in our families, our church and our societies."
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2016 Jubilee Celebrations

2016 Jubilee Celebrations

This spring and summer we celebrated our Sister Jubilarians in the Congregation during Jubilee celebrations in the regions.
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"So Christ is our model and in order to imitate Him we have to do strange things – things that seem almost inexplicable, but at the last days, when our work is taken off the loom of life, we shall see the beauty that comes into our soul by this work."

Mother Evangelista (Honoria Gaffney)