the MORE… Online Updates

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.4 January 22, 2020

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.4 January 22, 2020

“. . . The work of raising awareness must begin at home, with ourselves, because only this way will we be able to then make our communities aware, motivating them to commit themselves so that no human being may ever again be a victim of trafficking.” Pope Francis, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.3 December 24, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.3 December 24, 2019

The Namaste Room at Bethany Health Care Center is a very special place. According to Catherine Sabatini, Special Care Activities Director, it is here that residents of our special care unit find “sensory stimulation and one- on-one love.”

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.2 December 11, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.2 December 11, 2019

In late November, Sisters Betsy Conway, Jeanmarie Gribaudo, Barbara McHugh and Pat Quinn had the privilege of attending the seventh annual Atlantic Region gathering of CSSJ sisters under 65 in Hampton Bays, New York. Sisters Joanie Cassidy and Charlene Diorka from the Philadelphia congregation led us in a contemplative dialogue. The theme of the weekend was “Weaving the Past and Present into the Future”.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 5.1.1 November 27, 2019

As part of a program entitled “Tending the Garden to Create a Sustainable Earth” at the Pax Christi State Assembly on November 9, 2019, Betty Cawley, CSJ, participated in a panel of “practitioners.” The springboard for her presentation was our 1992 Corporate Stance on Behalf of the Earth, a prophetic statement that we are still “living into.”

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.9 November 13, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.9 November 13, 2019

One Iron Man, one pirate, two clowns, two Batgirls and a skeleton all walk into the Regis College student center. Scratch that! All ran into the student center. The excitement the Casserly House kids felt as they saw the decorated student center, filled with sounds of welcome and fun, was obvious in their wide eyes and smiling faces.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.6 October 2, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.6 October 2, 2019

Each year, the Regis College Center for Ministry and Service hosts the Sisters of St. Joseph during Regis’ heritage week. This year the featured speakers were students in last spring’s Honors Seminar: Contributing to the Common Good, taught by Mary L. Murphy, CSJ. A course requirement was to offer 30 hours of service at a CSJ Boston Ministry.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.4 Summer 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.4 Summer 2019

On July 16, there was a hearing at the State House on the “Lift Our Kids Out of Deep Poverty” bills (S.36 and H.102). The bills would increase Transitional Assistance to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) over the next several years until grants reached 50% of the federal poverty level.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.3 June 26, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.3 June 26, 2019

From May 30 to June 2, Pat Quinn, CSJ, and JeanmarieGribaudo, CSJ, attended a conference of the Collaborative Leadership Development Program (CLDP), a gathering of sisters under 65 who have participated in leadership development programs.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.2 June 12, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.2 June 12, 2019

On May 13, sisters, associates and agrégée candidates from Maine, Springfield, Boston, Concordia, and Egypt gathered in Winslow, Maine, for lacemaking workshop hosted by Judy Donovan, CSJ, and the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Lyon, Maine. Guided by Janet Lander, CSJ, Concordia, our week was full as we discovered the basics of lacemaking.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.1 May 29, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.2.1 May 29, 2019

The Women’s Table hosted its sixth annual fundraiser, “A Place at the Table,”on May 8, 2019. The Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse foyer, fireside room,and chapel came to life as more than 170 attendees mingled over hors d’oeuvres and wine…

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.9 March 20, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.9 March 20, 2019

Joyful, energized, blessed and grateful are but a few of the adjectives that describe ourexperience at the CSSJ Atlantic Federation meeting from March 5 -7 in the Hamptons. It isalways delightful to be with our CSSJ Sisters.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.4 – January 9, 2019

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.4 – January 9, 2019

This week is National Migration Week. The Catholic bishops and the Catholic Church support humane immigration reform. Catholics are called to stand with immigrants and refugees as our brothers and sisters. This is who the Catholic Church is. As Catholics, this is what we do.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.3 – December 26, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.3 – December 26, 2018

The Immigration Committee organized meetings at St. Joseph’s Hall, Bethany Health Care Center, Fontbonne Convent and the Motherhouse to make a significant response to the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed changes to the “public charge” rule.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.2 – December 12, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 4.1.2 – December 12, 2018

The Immigration Committee organized meetings at St. Joseph’s Hall, Bethany Health Care Center, Fontbonne Convent and the Motherhouse to make a significant response to the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed changes to the “public charge” rule.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.6 – October 3, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.6 – October 3, 2018

This summer, Casserly House was able to distribute 50 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to local students. These backpacks and supplies were generously donated by Backpacks for New Beginnings and the Spirit of Life community, enabling Casserly House to help students prepare for a successful school year.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.5 – September 19, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.5 – September 19, 2018

This summer, Casserly House was able to distribute 50 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to local students. These backpacks and supplies were generously donated by Backpacks for New Beginnings and the Spirit of Life community, enabling Casserly House to help students prepare for a successful school year.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.3 – June 28, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.3 – June 28, 2018

On June 24, 2018, we gathered in the CSJ Center at Fontbonne Academy, Milton, with the outgoing CSJ Boston Leadership Team to affirm and pray with those recently elected to leadership within our Congregation for the next five years.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.2 – June 13, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.2.2 – June 13, 2018

It’s hard to believe that The Women’s Table is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! On May 30, this ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston marked this milestone during its fifth annual event called “A Place at the Table.”

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.12 – April 11, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.12 – April 11, 2018

Ann Marie Grady, CSJ, has six photographs on exhibit as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Illuminations Program. Illuminations is a rotating art exhibit housed in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and many of its affiliate locations.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.11 – March 28, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.11 – March 28, 2018

As a participant in Parts I and II of Crossroads and Thresholds, I was privileged to share this opportunity to find a sense of meaning, purpose, and connection with other women, all seeking peace, joy, and a sense of being part of a greater whole.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume  3.1.5 – January 3, 2018

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.5 – January 3, 2018

The Anti-Trafficking Coalition [ATC] of the Boston Unit of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious [LCWR] is committed to raising awareness and inspiring action that will stop the demand for human trafficking in our neighborhoods and our world.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.4 – December 20, 2017

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.4 – December 20, 2017

Thanks to a Unity and Nonviolence grant from the Sisters of St. Joseph, The Women’s Table, a Congregation Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, offered a day-long program of selfcare for women of all ages and backgrounds. “Peace Begins with Me III” was held on November 4, 2017, with more than thirty women in attendance.

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.2 – November 22, 2017

the MORE… Online Updates Volume 3.1.2 – November 22, 2017

Thanks to a Unity and Nonviolence grant from the Sisters of St. Joseph, The Women’s Table, a Congregation Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, offered a day-long program of selfcare for women of all ages and backgrounds. “Peace Begins with Me III” was held on November 4, 2017, with more than thirty women in attendance.

Living the Dream Dinner Rescheduled for September 18, 2020Learn More >>
+