Keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and publications from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania.

 

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

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

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

Mary Claire Kennedy, SSJ among Sisters Honored during National Catholic Sisters Week

Sister Mary Claire Kennedy, SSJ, was one of three sisters honored for their many years of dedicated social activism as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14. The event, “Women Who are Called,” include short video tributes to each … Read More

Mary Claire Kennedy, SSJ, to be recognized during National Catholic Sisters Week

Mary Claire Kennedy, SSJ, along with two other well-known Erie Catholic Sisters, Marlene Bertke, OSB, and Rita Brocke, RSM, will be honored for their many years of dedicated social activism as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, on Sunday, March … Read More

new home for St. Patrick’s Haven

Slightly more than a year after the groundbreaking, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania announced the official opening of the new home for St. Patrick’s Haven temporary shelter for men at 239 East 12th Street in downtown Erie. … Read More

cycling with sisters — riding to promote social justice

Cycling with Sisters is a 100-mile cycling and social media pilgrimage to raise awareness about the social justice work of Catholic Sisters. The ride takes place on  Monday October 2.  Sister Mary Herrmann, SSJ, will offer a blessing of the cyclists … Read More

our response to plans to discontinue DACA

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania join with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other organizations outraged at the announcement that President Trump chose to discontinue protection of our 800,000 … Read More

our response to the U.S./North Korea crisis

Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania Release Statement in Response to the US-DPRK Crisis The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania stand in solidarity with the Leadership Conference for Women Religious (LCWR) in imploring President Donald J. Trump to … Read More