Sisters of St. Joseph Ministries & Events

Celeste's Dream Young Adult Spirituality

 
  Nourish Spirit  ౿  Inspire Social Action  ౿  Experience Community

 

Participate in the mission and spirituality of the Sisters of St. Joseph and Consociate community.  Young adults (20-35 years old) and others are welcome.  Rooted in the Catholic, Christian faith, we welcome people from all spiritual traditions.

Some programs we offer include: Community Garden; CSJ Way; Earth Day Events; Ecological Justice; From Mask to Mirror: Beauty and You; Open the Door: Prayer and Discernment Retreat; Sacred Chant Choir; Advent and Lent Singing Meditation; Spiritual Guidance; Visiting Women’s Religious Communities.

For more program information visit www.csjstpaul.org/celeste.

Upcoming Events:

Community Garden 2017

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

Garden theme: Building a pollinator habitat with St. Catherine University’s biology department.

*Learn organic growing methods and enjoy healthy heirloom produce.

* Participate in a local food system and build community with Earth and other gardeners and share the harvest.

 

 

You are welcome to join us for harvest, cultivation, food processing and potluck gatherings.


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:

Dismantling Racism with Fr. Bryan Massingale

Join the CSJ Dismantling Racism Working Group and the CSJ Justice Office for a community conversation on racial justice and the Catholic Church with national racial justice scholar and Fordham University theology and social ethics professor, Fr. Bryan Massingale.

 

 

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

WHERE: Rauenhorst Ballroom at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul

CONTACT: Marty Roers at mroers@csjstpaul.org

The evening is co-sponsored by the Myser Initiative on Catholic Identity at St. Catherine University, Multicultural & International Programs & Services (MIPS) at St. Catherine University, Peter Claver Catholic Church, the Dismantling Racism Working Group of the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality and Twin Cities Nonviolent.

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A Vision for Our Times: Intersection of Politics & Spirituality

with Jack Jezreel, Sr. Joan Mitchell and guests

Join Wisdom Ways, the Sisters of St. Joseph Justice Commission, and Twin Cities area church communities for engaging conversations exploring the intersection of spirituality and politics during these challenging times. Together we will seek a vision for our world grounding in spirituality and justice.

For more information, visit the CSJ Justice Events Calendar or register now!

WHEN: Tuesday evening, October 24, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

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

CONTACT: Marty Roers at mroers@csjstpaul.org

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Understanding National Health Reform impacts on Minnesotans 

Join Health Care for All for a breakfast conversation with Toby Pearson, Executive Director of the Catholic Health Association of Minnesota as we examine the current national health care reforms and practical implications in Minnesota. This event is a non-partisan event hosted by the Health Care of All Task Group of the Sisters of St. Joseph Justice Commission.

For more information, visit the CSJ Justice Events Calendar or register now!

WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 - 9:00 am

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

CONTACT: Marty Roers at mroers@csjstpaul.org

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Ansgar Holmberg11th Day Prayer for Peace

Created in 2001 and offered on the 11th of each month, 11th Day Prayer for Peace provides the opportunity for those gathered to pray for peace in situations throughout the world where it is needed.  Themes include a variety of issues such as anti-human trafficking, dismantling racism, eco-justice, immigration reform, 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

For further information contact Megan Bender at 651-690-7057 or mbender@csjstpaul.org


CSJ Membership and Association

Upcoming Events:

Come and See the CSJ Way: Community, Spirituality, and Justice

An information session about the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates Community

Come learn and pray with this community steeped in spirituality and justice. Always looking to welcome others, we will explore a wide range of opportunities for deeper connection and growth.

WHEN: Friday, January 26, 2018, 5:30 pm, hospitality;
6:00 to 8:30 pm, meal and program

OVERNIGHT RETREAT (OPTIONAL)
Participate in a day of retreat with Sisters, Consociates, and Friends reflecting upon the CSJ mission of profound love of God and neighbor without distinction for the health and healing of the world.  

WHEN: Friday, January 26, 2018, 5:30 pm to Saturday, January 27, 4:00 pm

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

CONTACT: Joan Pauly Schneider at 651-690-7063, jpaulyschneider@csjstpaul.org, or Jill Underdahl, CSJ, at 651-696-2873, junderdahl@csjstpaul.org

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Advent Evening Prayer with Sisters of St. Joseph

Join Sisters, Consociates, and Partners in Mission in singing Holden Evening Prayer. Savoring darkness and light, pray for our world and communities.

WHEN: December 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017, 4:30 pm

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


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


Honoring Creation in Seasonal Rituals

Fall 2017

“We are all one,” Sara Thomsen reminds us in her song “By Breath.” Come explore how this occurs as together we deepen our understanding and connection with music, prayer, poetry, readings and sharing.

Wednesday, September 20 | Fall Equinox: Role of trees

Wednesday, October 25| All Hallows Eve: Transitioning

Wednesday, December 20| Winter Solstice: Contemplating

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WHEN: Gather at 5:30 pm, ritual from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.  Events are free; no registration required.

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

CONTACT: Mary Lou Flandrick at 612-724-6008

These seasonal gatherings were started by Joyce Eckes and Roseann Giguere, CSJ.

Roseann Giguere, CSJ, passed away on June 9, 2013.