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Congregational News

Associate Day in the United Kingdom

On July 1, 2017 the Associates and Sisters in the United Kingdom gathered in Rearsby to celebrate and honour Mothers Clare and Evangelista.

Job Announcement - St. Michael Villa Administrator

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated administrator for St. Michael Villa in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.  The Administrator is responsible for overall leadership and management of our small, private long term care and assisted retirement living facilities for our Sisters, including programs and services, to ensure quality care in an environment which embodies the mission and spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.

Jubilee Celebration in the Western Region

On June 17, 2017, the Western Region celebrated the jubilees of five sisters.

Praying and Fasting to End the Bomb

Consistent with our charism calling for peace through justice and care for creation, Sisters and Associates have volunteered to fast and pray in support of the negotiations going on at the UN from June 15th through July 7th.

June 05, 2017

Our Founding Story

Our Founding Story

June 5 is celebrated each year in the Congregation as Founder's Day, when we honor Mother Francis Clare, celebrate her gift to the Congregation, and renew our commitment to stand with the poor. This year we also are excited to share the newly revised and updated video of our founding story, produced by Peace Ministries, Inc. as a resource for our sponsored ministries.

NGO Committee on Migration Letter to Nikki Haley

The NGO Committee on Migration is looking for individual U.S. citizens to sign on to a letter to UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, regarding implementation of the Executive Orders on deportation. The deadline for signatures is June 2nd.

Associate Covenanting in the Western Region

It is always a joyous occasion to join in celebration with our Associates, Sisters and friends in witness to those members renewing and those making lasting covenant. On May 6, 2017, we gathered at St. Mary-on-the-Lake to celebrate this wonderful and special day

Jubilees in the Eastern Region

April 29 was the day we gathered to celebrate a total of 400 years of ministering of our six jubilarians!

Land Ethic: A Covenant of Peace with Earth

Our Land Ethic, as an expression of the CSJP charism in terms of our desired relationship with the Land, calls us to a Covenant of Peace with Earth. We are pleased to share our Land Ethic as well as practical questions and resources that can be used by individual, organizations, and communities.

Clean Power & Climate Statement

The Leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace (CSJP) issued a statement to President Trump, to be shared with other elected officials objecting to the President’s executive order overriding the Clean Power Plan that would have moved the U.S. towards meeting the goals set forth in the Paris Climate Agreement.

"So yes, we are forever beginning, and the best we can do is be very grateful that each new beginning is one more chance to grow. "

Margaret Byrne, CSJP