sisters of st. joseph celebrate 2018 milestone anniversaries of religious life

The year 2018 marks milestone anniversaries of religious life for 12 sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania.  Anniversary celebrants include the following sisters.   Click on sisters’ names to read more.  75 years Jean Baptiste DiLuzio, SSJ Mary Julia Scully, SSJ … Read More


stop racism

We join with the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph in the fight against racism. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania is a congregation of vowed religious women, agregees and associates who minister in the Roman Catholic … Read More


violence is not the answer

We join with the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph in condemning the ongoing violence in Nicaragua take action Join us in prayer for the people of Nicaragua whose voices have been violently silenced as they protest for reforms … Read More

Muslim Ban

no muslim ban ever

We join with the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph in Objecting Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Travel Ban take action Join us by taking action to let those in charge know we will not stand for the discrimination … Read More

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journeys summer 2018

Read Journeys Summer 2018 to learn about all the “growth” that’s happening in the SSJ gardens, the new SSJ House of Blessing, a special Shenango Valley homecoming, social justice news, and the SSJ Mission and Ministries Foundation annual donor report. 

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forced migration and human trafficking – a disturbing connection

Let us take time to remember the strength, courage, and resilience of the millions forced to flee their homes by violence of every kind. Today, more than 50 million people are displaced by war and violence, some 33.3 million in … Read More

Pictured (from left to right ): Samantha Stump, site supervisor for St. James Haven; Betsy Wiest, site supervisor for St. Patrick’s Haven; Sister Phyllis Hilbert, of the SSJ Neighborhood Network; and Maureen Dunn, executive director at Erie DAWN.

SSJ Mission & Ministries Foundation Awards 2018 Grants

Four grants totaling nearly $120,000 were recently awarded by the SSJ Mission and Ministries Foundation to sponsored ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania.   Specifically, the 2018 grant dollars will be used to support Erie DAWN’s “Housing … Read More

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major victory in the fight against sex trafficking – the work continues

On April 11, 2018, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, also known as SESTA, was signed into law. This is a major victory and a milestone in the fight against sex trafficking. The internet has become the new street corner … Read More

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Gerrymandering – A real problem in Pennsylvania

On January 17, 2018, our SSJ Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Committee hosted a presentation on gerrymandering.  Professor Donald Goldstein, a retired professor of Economics from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA spoke on how gerrymandering has affected the … Read More

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BE KIND car magnets

Send a message of kindness to everyone you can, including those you don’t know who may be behind you at a stop light or walking past your parked car.  BE KIND car magnets make it easy to remind everyone of … Read More

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