Chapter 2019 Direction Statement
We, Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia, commit to be joyful, courageous witnesses to the Gospel imperative of active, inclusive love. Informed by communal discernment and liberated by God’s Spirit, we move boldly into the future. Attentive to the urgent needs of Earth and of the global community, we will:
- Deepen and broaden our existing network of relationships while cultivating new, diverse and inclusive partnerships.
- Engage with courage and vigilance in personal and public advocacy for systemic change.
- Create, implement and evaluate collaborative congregational governance and decision-making processes that facilitate active participation, mutual empowerment and accountability.