the MORE… Online Updates Volume 6.1.5 March 17, 2021

Mission Meets the Moment by Jeanmarie Gribaudo, CSJ

Pictured above: Some participants in the first Zoom Meeting.

Hearing over and over again from young people in their 20’s and 30’s that they are yearning for spaces/places for reflection on their lives, Sisters Betsy Conway and Jeanmarie Gribaudo decided to send out a brief survey to young adults and young adult groups and invite them to envision an initiative that might help them reflect.
The survey has to date yielded the interest of over 40 young adults from all over the U.S. On February 18th, we had a brief ZOOM meeting with some of these young people, and was God present!
During the introductions, we were astonished by the “ever-widening” circles of relationships – almost every person had some connection to our CSSJ family. However, the most incredible moment was when one young woman asked us if we had ever heard of the CSJ prayer “State of the Heart.” She then proceeded to tell the group about six women in the 17th century in LePuy, France, who gathered nightly to share the state of their hearts . . . how God was acting in their lives. Can you believe this? Talk about the spirit moving.
As a result of the first meeting, Betsy and Jeanmarie will be meeting twice a month with these young people on ZOOM.
If you know of any young people in their 20’s and 30’s who might be interested, share this survey and we will include them in our email list.

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987.
Women’s History Month commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
The Sisters of St. Joseph (CSJ) celebrate Women’s History Month depicting a brief history of the CSJ’s first sisters and their travels to Boston.

Click here to view this brief slideshow: You can click the arrow to pause and reflect.


  Living the Dream Virtual Gala – Don’t Miss Out, Register Now

Our first-ever Living the Dream 2021 Virtual Event will be held on March 25, 2021. Registration is FREE! Follow this link to register on our website OR, if you have nimble texting fingers, text CSJdream to 76278.
As a special feature, before the event, we will have a fun digital meet and greet. It’s a chance for you to sit back and relax in your own home . . . in your pajamas if you want, and catch up with one another.
Remember it’s free and great entertainment, but you must register. Registrants will be sent the link needed to view the event as we get closer to the day.
So register today!


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