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. 


Scenes from the 2019 Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

We invite you to enjoy some scenes from this year’s Thanksgiving Dinner! Thank you for helping us to make this possible once again. 


one love . . . shared

During this Holy season, we celebrate the greatest gift ever – that One Love shared with the world through the birth of Jesus. The gifts we are given, we are given to share. Last year, the love you shared changed … Read More


where hope and courage meet

 “After they had left, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother with you, and escape into Egypt and stay there until I tell you.’”     … Read More


meet SSJ Associate Edith Benson

Edith Benson, one of six children in her family, was born in Columbia, SC, and lived in Augusta, GA, and the Bronx, NY. During her younger years, she had aspirations to become a medical doctor and help others. Her career … Read More

Almitra Clerkin (left) with 
S. Mary Drexler.

SSJ Named Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania were recognized as the 2019 Outstanding Philanthropic Organization at the recent National Philanthropy Day event hosted by the Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. More than 150 people attended … Read More


a new mural in the neighborhood

 The Sisters of  St. Joseph Neighborhood Network’s (SSJNN) mission is to revitalize the neighborhoods it serves and to empower the people who live there. The SSJNN also works to bring beauty to the neighborhoods through parks, landscaping, and art. Through … Read More

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