Diamond Jubilee 2023 Reflection
The Jubilarians who recently celebrated their Diamond Jubilee in January, share a reflection inspired by Joyce Johnson Rouse’s ‘Stand on the Shoulders’ and Josh Groban’s ‘You Raise Me Up’.
Golden Jubilee 2023 Reflection
The seven Sisters celebrating their Golden Jubilee in 2023, gathered at Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel at North Sydney to celebrate with family, fellow Sisters and friends at their Mass of Thanksgiving on 5 January. In welcoming those gathered to celebrate, the Celebrant Fr Mark McGuigan acknowledged the journey each Sister had undertaken to arrive at […]
Sisters Celebrate Diamond Jubilee – 60 Years of Religious Life
Over 30 Sisters of Saint Joseph from across the Congregation celebrated their Diamond Jubilee in January marking 60 years since their first profession. Twenty-one of the Jubilarians were able to gather and acknowledge the event at Mary MacKillop Place in North Sydney where they also celebrated with fellow Sisters, family and friends. Those Sisters who […]
Sisters Celebrate 50 Years of Religious Life
Sr Monica Cavanagh, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart, joined six fellow Sisters in January to celebrate their Golden Jubilee marking 50 years since their first profession. The Sisters travelled from across Australia and Peru, gathering with family and friends, to acknowledge their religious life journeys and ministries in […]
Celebrating the Diamond Jubilarians for 2021
Sisters of Saint Joseph who were to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee in 2021, were finally able to celebrate in 2022. Our Diamond Jubilee Eucharist on 7 October, presided over by Bishop Vincent Long and concelebrated by guests of Sr Doreen Dagge, was the highlight of our Jubilee celebrations. With our theme being ‘Thanksgiving’, present at […]
Diamond Jubilee Celebration 2022
Sisters celebrating their Diamond Jubilees were delighted to come together as they entered the Chapel at Mary MacKillop Place for their Mass of Thanksgiving, The marking of their Jubilees had, as had others, been postponed due to the pandemic. Finally on 15 September 2022, the Sisters were able to celebrate their commitment of 60 years […]
Golden Jubilee Celebration 2022
The Sisters of Saint Joseph gathered on 3 September to honour 16 Golden Jubilarians at Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel at North Sydney. The Sisters arrived from Timor-Leste, Peru, Halls Creek in the Kimberley, Perth, Adelaide, Penola, Melbourne, Launceston, Brisbane and Sydney. The Sisters had made their first profession 50 years ago at Baulkham Hills, Sydney, […]
Jubilee Celebration for Our Elders 2020
Recently, a very gentle, beautifully conducted ceremony took place at North Sydney. It was held in honour of the ninety plus year old sisters who had come together to celebrate the platinum (70 years), tourmaline (75 years) or tanzanite (80 years) jubilees of the religious profession they had made so long ago.