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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 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

"It is most important to inspire the young with a great love of peace."

Mother Francis Clare (Margaret Anna Cusack)