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 […]

Your Water, Your Life, No Water, No Future

Sisters of Saint Joseph based in Whanganui, Aotearoa New Zealand, recently joined the community to express their concerns for how the water may be used in their community. In the small city of Whanganui, Aotearoa New Zealand, a bottling company’s plans to extract aquifer water from an existing capped bore beside the old unused Milk […]

Prism of Love – God’s colours in everyday life

The invitation of this retreat is to ponder, through the writing of Daniel O’Leary and others, the intimate interplay of relationship between the universe, our own hearts and God. Presented by: Carmel Drew rsj When: Sunday 3 – Sunday 10 July 2022 Where: St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills, New South Wales Cost: $700 More information and […]

A Day in the Life of a Josephite Companion

Pauline McGuire lives in Townsville, Queensland where she works as secretary for the Mary MacKillop Parish. It was at the Parish that Pauline discovered a connection with the Josephite Charism and became a Josephite Companion in 2009. As a Josephite Companion, Pauline helps coordinate the MacKillop Gate Prison Bag ministry and assists with the planning […]

Life through Lockdown in Melbourne

I was two months away from completing the Institute of Religious Formation Program in Chicago (a live experience) when the global COVID pandemic hit, and Australia closed its borders. The inevitable decision to return to Melbourne ensued, having had only one day to pack. Having Melbourne classified as the city in the world to be […]