Approval of Josephite Federation 1967

Journey of the Josephite Federation. The approval of the Josephite Federation came in the form of a Decree of Establishment from the Sacred Congregation of Religious given in Rome on 28 July 1967, in response to the request made by the Congregations of the Sisters of Saint Joseph situated in Perthville, Diocese of Bathurst; Goulburn, […]

Peru Foundation Day

Monday April 1 this year will be the 38th birthday of the Peru Foundation. This date marks the actual arrival on Peruvian soil of the first Josephite sisters committed to staying and planting an off shoot of the Congregation there. In the following paragraphs I hope to describe this important day as they lived it. […]

Julian’s Legacy

The legacy of Mary MacKillop is intrinsically connected to that of Father Julian Tenison Woods, who co-founded the congregations of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. When you are in any doubt, invoke the Holy Spirit and then do what you think is best. Let nothing disturb your peace.Julian Tenison Woods 1887 The Josephite founding story […]