Year of Saint Joseph

We, Sisters of Saint Joseph and Associates in Mission, rejoice in the proclamation of Pope Francis’ Year of Saint Joseph. The Spirituality Committee shares the personal stories, poems, reflections, art and anything created that honors our patron, Saint Joseph from our Sisters and Associates.

Oh Joseph— by S. Mary Catherine Walton SSJ

A Father’s Love, A Call to Inclusive Love—by S. Veronica Roche SSJ

Holy Hour, Year of Saint Joseph, St. Bridget Church, Philadelphia —by S. Margaret Jude Sullivan SSJ

Joseph’s Lullaby—submitted by Madelyn Tusay, SSJ Associate in Mission

Year of Saint Joseph, St Bridget Church, Philadelphia—by S. Margaret Jude Sullivan SSJ

A Year of Saint Joseph Reflection— by Sam Henry, Partner in Mission

It’s All About Joseph: A Celebration of the Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville, NJ— by S. Pat McGinley SSJ

A Fitting Tribute—by S. Margaret Mary Smith SSJ, photography by S. Colleen Dauerbach SSJ

Saint Joseph’s Day Reflection, March 19, 2021—by S. Joannie Cassidy SSJ

Joseph the Refugee “La llevo por amor…I carry her out of love.”—by S. Joannie Cassidy SSJ

Josary—by S. Kathleen Rooney SSJ

A Cherished Memory—by S. Cecilia Cyford SSJ

Saint Joseph Patron of a Happy Death—by S. Mary Elizabeth Clark SSJ

In the Just and Compassionate Spirit of Saint Joseph—by Fran Ratay SSJ, Marian Behrle SSJ, Kathy McShane SSJ and Pat Madden SSJ

Midnight in the Stable—by Celeste Bonfani, SSJ Associate in Mission

Unveiling the Heart of Joseph— poet: S. Catherine Pisarczyk SSJ photography: S. Colleen Dauerbach SSJ