SSJ Maxims

Father Jean-Pierre Médaille, SJ, founder of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, composed 100 short wisdom sayings as a means of growing in love of God and neighbor.
The Maxims were both practical and inspirational.

Discover the Maxims and more below!

Text of the Maxims (as translated from the original French)

Commentary on the Maxims by Mary Helen Kashuba SSJ

Updated version of the Maxims by the Students of Susan Wilcox, CSJ

Simple Maxims by Win Grelis, SSJ and completed by Rita Woehlcke, SSJ. A few are taken from the set compiled by Susan Wilcox, CSJ. This version of maxims was used to create the 100 Maxim card sets printed through the SSJ Associates in Mission Office.

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