From the Archives: Graduation Exercises
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Graduation Exercises Ava Mari Doogue   For the month of June, the CSJ Archives is celebrating past commencements. The Archives is focusing on St. Thomas Aquinas High School commencement programs. St. Thomas Aquinas was the first school staffed by the Sisters, in 1873. Thomas Magennis invited the Sisters to teach in Jamaica Plain after witnessing their teaching methods in Flushing, NY. “He had been elected to the school board of the town (Jamaica Plain) and he appreciated the value of the public school system, but he wanted that extra something, religious training and ..read more
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Come to the Water: The Womens Table’s Mother’s Retreat
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Come to the Water Mary Rita Weschler CSJA, and Linda Boothroyd, Administrative Assistant of the Women’s Table   On May 5th, 2024, wonderful, loving years of friendship were celebrated and renewed as mothers of children with special needs gathered for a meaningful retreat at Mt. Carmel Villa in Nahant, MA. This group of Miracle Mothers has been together for the past fifteen years, loving, supporting and encouraging each other. Their children face various challenges as these women have given them roots and encouraged them to spread their wings and believe in themselves ..read more
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CSJs with NAGV Coalition in Observance of “Wear Orange” Week
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Sisters of St. Joseph partner with Nuns Against Gun Violence Coalition in Observance of “Wear Orange” Week Communications Office Several of the more than 100 participants gathered around the Anti-Gun Violence banner in front of the CSJ Motherhouse. A banner on the fence outside the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Brighton, MA reads, “gun violence is the number one killer of children and teens in America.” That’s an astounding fact and it’s why on June 6, 2024, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston hosted one of many prayer vigils taking place around our country during ..read more
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From Casserly House: Across Generations…in relationship!
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events In Roslindale: Across Generations…with the Earth… in Relationship!  From Casserly House Mary Beth O’Sullivan, Ignatian Volunteer and Donna Stiglmeier, Director of Casserly House Above and below: In collaboration with the City of Boston, nearby Viet Nam Temple, and Archdale Housing, Casserly House participated in LOVE YOUR BLOCK, a neighborhood clean-up on a sunny April 27th. Thanks also to Weesh Bake Shop, Arboretum Pizza Grill, and Dunkin for contributing food and coffee to sustain our efforts and build community!  ESOL Recognition Day in Roslindale on May 9th ..read more
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Associates 2024 Cookout
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Associates 2024 Cookout Words of Gratitude from Kathy McCluskey, CSJ   Gifts for leadership are precious in any community. We know that the Holy Spirit scatters these gifts throughout the community so that many needs may be met, dreaming and planning may happen, people feel cared for and included. We all count on the community to offer may gifts for the life of the whole body.  We also call forth those among us – people who will take particular responsibilities for the wellbeing and thriving of the group. Over these past years, Kathie Shute and Carole Anne Scot ..read more
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The Literacy Connection…
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events The Literacy Connection… Thoughts and Reflections… Above: Pat Andrews, CSJ, speaking. As we gathered Mary L. Murphy, CSJ welcomed all saying, “It’s so wonderful to see so many of you who through the years were a part of the success of the Literacy connection program. And of course, it’s always a delight to see so many sisters, associates, agrégées, and members of the local community. As we are all aware, Covid decimated many wonderful life-giving and life-saving programs around the country and around the world. After 38 years of outstanding success, it is with a heavy hea ..read more
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6/20/24: Taizé Prayer with the Sisters of St. Joseph
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Celebrate Taizé Prayer with the Sisters of St. Joseph   All are invited to Prayer in the spirit of Taizé at 7:00 p.m. offered at the Motherhouse Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge St. Brighton, MA. Taizé prayer is a simple form of Christian prayer centered on scripture, silence, and song based on the daily prayer of the religious community in Taizé, France. As women of the Church rooted in the Gospel whose mission is to deepen relationships with God and neighbor, the Sisters of St. Joseph invite you to join in praying for unity and love in our world and i ..read more
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Sister Mary Agnes Mills, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
1M ago
News & Events Sister Mary Agnes Mills, CSJ (Sr. Vincent de Paul) We Remember her In the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter August 4, 1925 – May 16, 2024 In the 79th year of her Religious Life.  Entered:  September 8, 1945   “Everyone loved Mary.” “She was a favorite.”   “She was so easy to be with.”  “Even if I weren’t free to preside, I would make myself free for Sister Mary.”   These are some of the words I have heard in these recent days from former students, sisters with whom she lived and worked, and family. Mary Agnes ..read more
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06/06/2024: Join us at NUNS against GUN VIOLENCE prayer
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Joanne Gallagher
1M ago
News & Events Join us on June 6, 2024 at 12:00 noon The Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse At 637 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA for our National Gun Violence Awareness Prayer Vigil NAGV Banner outside Boston CSJ Motherhouse June is the 10th National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Wear Orange Weekend is the first weekend of the month and will feature virtual and in-person events across the nation, including vigils sponsored In collaboration with Nuns Against Gun Violence (NAGV). We will be hosting a prayer vigil on June 6th at 12:00 pm in the Motherhouse Chapel and invite you to participa ..read more
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From the Associates: Bearing Light, Being Present
Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
by Katherine Gunther
2M ago
News & Events From the Associates:  Bearing Light, Being Present Mary Catherine MacGillivray, CSJA Above: Julie Fertsch, SSJ, speaking. Associates were delighted to welcome Julie Fertsch, SSJ, again, after a seven-year gap, as the speaker for our annual Associate Day of Retreat. Many associates, sisters and agrégées joined us in the Motherhouse Chapel on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Sister Julie invited us to reflect on a few questions to begin the day: “Why did you come?” “What are you hungering for?” “For whom do you long?” “What are you longing for?” After pondering these question ..read more
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