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 release statement on U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

On November 4, 2019, the United States formally announced to the United Nations that it has begun the year-long process of withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement—the agreement that brought together almost 200 nations to address climate change through the … Read More

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Prayer Service 100th Anniversary for Suffragettes

The Sisters of St. Joseph are hosting a prayer service for the Erie community as part of the year-long celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment and voting rights for women. Thursday, November 21, 2019  … Read More

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Climate Strike—There is no “Planet B”!

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teen whose solitary weekly climate strike has sparked a worldwide movement, shares a clear message about our climate. “I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic…and act … Read More

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meet SSJ Associate Dolores Miller

A native of Chicago, Dolores and her husband, Ron, settled in Erie in 1986. Dolores worked as a registered nurse at the SSJ infirmary and as a certified childbirth educator at Saint Vincent Health Center. Dolores volunteered her time teaching … Read More

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Signs of Courageous Hope

Reflections on our experience at the Religious Formation Conference Congress 2019 by Ann Marie Cappello, SJ Sisters Rosemary O’Brien, Susan Herzing, and I (pictured l-r Sister Rosemary O’Brien, myself and Sister Susan) attended the Religious Formation Conference Congress 2019, held … Read More

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a new opportunity for contemporary Catholic women

Information session scheduled for November 9, 2019 The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania will hold an information session for Catholic women who are seeking to deepen their spiritual lives on November 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sisters … Read More

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