Sisters of St. Joseph Ministries & Events

Celeste's Dream Young Adult Spirituality

                              Inspire Social Action * Experience Community

How do we connect spirit, work and learning in community? Rooted in the Catholic, Christian faith, we welcome young adults (20-35 years old) from all spiritual traditions into opportunities to integrate their education, values, spirituality, and work in the context of community. We offer active and contemplative space, programs and opportunities to intersect with local and international spirituality and justice work of the Sisters of St. Joseph and Consociates community. 

Upcoming Events: 

Community Garden 2015

Weekly gardening Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm May through October.

*Learn organic growing methods and enjoy healthy heirloom produce.

* Participate in a local food system and build community with Earth & other gardeners.

*Experience a diversity of vegetables, flowers and people.

*Share the harvest!


Join us for soup, bread, and garden planning on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. 

More Information, Event Information, and Contact Information. 

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Visiting Women’s Religious Communities - Saturday, February 21, 2015

Visit four different religious communities to meet, learn, share meals, and pray with Catholic Sisters.  We visit local communities of Benedictines, Franciscan Poor Clares, School Sisters of Notre Dame, Sisters of St. Joseph and Visitation Sisters.

CSJ Earth Day Celebration – Saturday, April 25, 2015

Join us for communal ritual and ecological action that celebrates Earth.

Lenten Singing Meditation with Katy Taylor - Friday, March 27, 5:30 - 6:30 pm       

Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel, 1890 Randolph Ave., St. Paul

More Information and Registration. Contact Celeste's Dream office at 651-696-2873 or

Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph


The Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates, St. Paul Province, acts for justice and equality for all by always moving toward profound love of God and neighbor without distinction. We join with other groups in addressing issues influencing human dignity and Earth.

Upcoming Events:

11th Day Prayer for Peace

11th Day Prayer for Peace provides the opportunity to pray for peace in situations throughout the world. 

Themes include a variety of issues such as anti-human trafficking, dismantling racism, eco-justice, immigration reform, life from womb to tomb, and more.

WHEN: 11th day of each month, 6:30 - 7:15 pm

WHERE: Chapel of the Presentation of Our Lady (CSJ Chapel)                                                      1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul

More information about 11th Day Prayer for Peace

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Breaking the Impasse VI: A Call for Immigration Reform



Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby

Dr. Bruce Corrie, PhD, Assoc. V.P. for University Relations and International Programs, Concordia University

WHEN: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

WHERE: Couer de Catherine Ballroom, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul

Free and open to the public

PARKING: O'Shaughnessy Lot, GATE 4 (On Fairview Ave., south of Randolph Ave.)

For more information, please call 651-690-7080.  Download event flyer

CSJ Membership and Association 

Upcoming Events: 


The CSJ Way: Community, Spirituality, and Justice – a half-day retreat!

Spend a Saturday morning with the Sisters of St. Joseph and Consociates learning about the many ways to become involved with this community of spirituality and justice. This year in honor of consecrated life, Pope Francis calls us to remember the past in gratitude while living the present with passion and embracing the future with hope.  The CSJ Way will explore how:

»        Gospel and Vatican II’s “Universal Call to Holiness” informs the CSJ Community and Ministries

»        Women Religious tell the story of the Apostolic Visitation from the book, Power of Sisterhood

»        People can engage in the CSJ Community as program participants, volunteers, friends, Consociates, Sisters and/or other ways of associating. All spiritual traditions are welcome.  Join this movement!

WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

WHERE : Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave. St. Paul, MN

 CONTACT:  Joan Pauly Schneider at 651-690-7063, or Jill Underdahl, CSJ, at 651-696-2873

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Second Sunday

Second Sunday is a community circle in which women and men and families gather to reflect together on the Sunday scriptures. Second Sunday began among the Sisters of St. Joseph in three community houses.

We reflect on the Sunday gospel and nourish one another's lives with this sharing.  We share bread and wine and lift up the prayers of all gathered and concerns for the world. Following, we drink coffee and enjoy treats. All are welcome and invited to come when you can.  The group is a new blessing each month.

WHEN: Second Sunday of each month, 10:00 am

WHERE: Carondelet Center
             1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul 55105

CONTACT: Therese Sherlock, CSJ, 651-690-7011. No registration required.

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Rituals to Mark the Seasons

Gather together with others to connect with earth rhythms and ancient wisdom traditions in a time of prayer and ritual to celebrate the change of seasons.

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