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

 

Join us at the 30th annual SSJ Thanksgiving Dinner

The Sisters of St. Joseph will mark a milestone this year when we serve the 30th annual free Thanksgiving Dinner to anyone who is alone, in need or would otherwise not celebrate the holiday. The dinner will be served from … Read More

Sisters of St. Joseph in Erie, PA issue statement regarding allegations against deceased sister

First and foremost, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania acknowledge and apologize for abuse that occurred within our religious community.  We are filled with deep sorrow that such horror and pain was ever inflicted, and it is unconscionable … 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

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