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Recent Stories

St. Joe’s Sisters spearhead call to protect migrants
The Catholic Register, January 25, 2015 — Pope Francis called for “the globalization of charity and co-operation” on the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees, but the Sisters of St. Joseph may have beaten the Pope to it with their submission to a United Nations commission in early January.
 
The Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada is spearheading a worldwide effort by Sisters of St.
Sister Cecelia: A True Neighbour

On January 13, 2015, the Annual General Meeting of Becoming Neighbours took place at Loretto College. Representatives of the 20 religious congregations who make up the organization’s members gathered with many of the newcomers and other guests to pray, tell their stories, and celebrate what has been achieved.

O’Gara Ecumenical Essays Published
The Catholic Register, January 16, 2015 — One of Canada’s greatest theologians is still publishing more than two years after she died. Margaret O’Gara, whose teaching on ecumenism and papal primacy formed a generation of Canadian scholars of the Church, has a final volume of essays coming out, thanks to her husband.

Pray With Us

A day of prayer for an end to human trafficking around the world.
 
Today we celebrate the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita who was born in Darfur, Sudan in 1869 and ripped from her loving family at the age of 7 or 9 years old when she was kidnapped, sold into slavery, and given the name Bakhita. After being sold several times and enduring such brutal treatment that she could no longer remember her true name, she ended up in Venice taking care of an Italian family’s child.

Meet a Sister

Sister Cecelia Tallack Sister Cecilia Tallack
I think my traveling days are probably over, but my journey is not yet complete.

"My journey began on the day of my First Holy Communion when I was given a deep conviction that God, for some strange reason, wanted me to follow Him as a Sister of St. Joseph. It continued throughout all my school years, during the period I worked at 'Investors Syndicate of Canada' as well as in the novitiate.

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