Saving the world one quilt at a time

Showing Off Sr Helen, a Sister of Saint Joseph, shares her story. It was in the 1970s during my time in Woomera I first became aware of the ‘throw away’ society we had become, the local tip was known locally as ‘K-mart’ and it was a regular habit for the locals to go ‘shopping’ there. One […]

Josephites in Australia actively respond to Laudato Si’

The Sisters of Saint Joseph have recently been featured in Vatican News and the L’Osservatore Romano (Vatican City newspaper) for their response to Laudato Si’.You’re invited to view the article via the Vatican News and L’Osservatore Romano websites below. Josephites in Australia actively respond to Laudato Si’ – Vatican News Explore, Embrace, Embody (Josephites in […]

Taking Action

Sister Mary-Ann Casanova PhD  – Eco-Hero Profile Teacher, author, photographer, ecologist, student, farmer, and a Sister of Saint Joseph for almost 40 years… these are just some of the professions held by Sr Mary-Ann Casanova PhD. Growing up in rural South Australia, Sr Mary-Ann spent her younger days cultivating in the solitude of a sheep […]

Josephites share the Laudate Deum call to action

 Laudate Deum (‘Praise God’) is Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation published on 4 October 2023 addressing today’s environmental and human challenges. The Holy Father focuses on the situation of climate change in Laudate Deum, which is styled as a follow-up to the 2015 Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’. The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development […]

A Paradigm of Dynamism

Carrollanne O’Brien – Eco-Hero Profile Meet our Eco-Hero of the month – Carrollanne O’Brien who works as an Executive Assistant to the Congregational Leadership Team for the Sisters of Saint Joseph in North Sydney. Carrollanne’s passion for environmental advocacy impacts both her professional and personal life. Working for the Sisters, she is encouraged and supported […]