Sisters of St. Joseph Ministries & Events

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 to 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


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 2014

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

*Learn organic growing methods and enjoy healthy heirloom produce.
* Participate in a local food system and build community with Earth & other gardeners.

Join us for harvest, cultivation, food processing and potluck gatherings. 

More information about the Community Garden

Visiting Women's Religious Communities-Saturday, October 11, 2014

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, and Sisters of St. Joseph.

For more information or to register, go to www.csjstpaul.org/celeste or contact 651-696-2873 or celeste@csjstpaul.org

Singing Meditation and Sacred Chant Choir

First and third Wednesdays, September-December, 2014. 5:15-6:30 pm.

Gather six Wednesday evenings to learn and practice sacred chant and silent prayer/meditation. Learn and sign chant music including works from Hildegard of Bingen and the Gaelic tradition, facilitated by local singer/musician Katy Taylor.

Cost: $60/person or $90/couple for the six sessions. Contact Jennifer at 651-696-2872 for more information and to register.


CSJ Membership & Association

Upcoming Events:

The CSJ Way: Community, Spirituality, & 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 energetic, contemporary community of spirituality and justice.  The morning will include prayer and stories focusing on this community’s mission and spirituality.  Learn about how you can engage as program participant, volunteer, friend, Consociate, Sister and/or other ways of associating.  Healthy, nourishing snacks will be provided.  Join this movement!

WHEN: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 am-12:30 pm

WHERE: CSJ Administration Center
             1884 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul 55105

CONTACT: Joan Pauly Schneider at 651-690-7063 or jpaulyschneider@csjstpaul.org
or Mary Kaye Medinger at 651-690-7082 or mkmedinger@csjstpaul.org

More information & Registration

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Second Sunday

On the second Sunday of each month, a group gathers in a small Christian community format to break open the Sunday Word and nourish one another by sharing our faith. The group gathers at Carondelet Center in order to welcome more people to the table. Coffee and breakfast treats are shared. All are welcome to join any time.

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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