The mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania,
its agregees and associates, is to unite all people with one another and with God
by responding to the ever-changing needs of the world and
serving the neighbor without distinction. 

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SSJs represented in human trafficking discussion

Erie News Now recently ran a feature story about human trafficking in the local Erie area. The work that our JPIC team (Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation) has done in generating awareness on this issue and in getting signage improvements … Read More

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journeys – summer 2019

Read about the experience of three women who volunteering along the U.S. and Mexico border.  

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Give a gift that grows on Erie Gives Day

A gift to the Sisters of St. Joseph or our ministries on Erie Gives Day is automatically increased through a generous percentage match!   August 13, 2019 marks the 9th Erie Gives Day, which was started in 2011 in honor of … Read More

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praying together

Belonging to a prayer group can help us connect, not only with each other but with God. This is the SSJ mission. Many of our associates, agrégées, and sisters belong to prayer groups. One such group is the Meadville Associate … Read More

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meet SSJ associate Patty George

Associate Patty George and her late husband, Bob, became associates in 1992 at the invitation of Sister Mary Paula Zaleski and Sister Stephanie Wagner. Patty has known the Sisters of St. Joseph since her days at St. Patrick’s grade school. … Read More

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A moment of grace for refugees

Last evening a group of people gathered at our Community Living Center where Deb Seng, Patrice Swick and I shared our experiences of working with the refugees in El Paso, Texas in May at Annunciation House. We began our presentation … Read More

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