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Sister/Associate Stories

"Our congregational commitment to live and proclaim Christ's gospel of peace directs our decisions regarding ministry. In these choices we take into account our talents, resources, and limitations, the needs of our times, and the pastoral concerns of the church." (Constitution 20)

Read about some of the ways our CSJP Sisters and Associates live out our charism of peace through justice:


Sister Kath Silverthorn               Sister Kath Silverthorn retires from Holy Rosary School and "One on One with the Nuns" sports segment.
Sister Julie Codd               Sister Julie Codd discusses her service to Native American communities.
Sister Susan Francois               Sister Susan Francois joins the Nuns on the Bus during the presidential campaign.
Sister Ann Crawley               Sister Ann Crawley shares an update on our mission presence in Haiti
Annie Welch     Associate Annie Welch writes about teaching nonviolence to elementary school students
 Sister Chero     Sister Chero Chuma reflects on her ministry as a Registered Nurse on a hospital psychiatric unit
Sister Bridgetta     Sister Bridgetta Rooney meets and greets asylum seekers
Stamp Out Despair    
Sisters at St. Michael Villa help stamp out despair for immigrants in detention
Sister Alexine     Sister Alexine Anderson offers reflexology to survivors of human trafficking 
Sister Edie knits a mat for the homeless     Sisters at St. Mary-on-the-Lake knit mats for people who are homeless out of shopping bags
Sister Dorothy     Sister Dorothy Verna pursues peace through justice in the healthcare arena
Eileen McCann, CSJP-A     Associates organize meals for people who are homeless


Sister/Associate Stories

Associate Terry Moran, Sister Chero Chuma and Sister Sheila Lemieux

"We are consciously choosing to shape the future rather than allowing the future to shape us."

Sheila Lemieux, CSJP