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And as he drew near, when he saw the city, he wept over it, saying, ‘If you also had known on this day the things that lead to peace; but now it’s hidden from your eyes.’ Luke 19:41-42 (The New Testament, Nicholas King) 154 more words

FCJ Life

Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis...

That first line (which is all I know) of an old song has been resurfacing in my mind from time to time in recent days. 299 more words

"Reclaiming Peace" by Sister Susan Dewitt, CSJP

In the beginning, when Margaret Anna Cusack, Mother Clare, founded the community in 1884, we were St. Joseph’s Sisters of Peace of the Immaculate Conception. Peace was the central concept in that string of names, as our 1884 Rule and Constitutions made clear: “The object of this Institute is, as its name implies, to promote the peace of the Church both by word and work. 583 more words

Catholic Sisters

How to Be True to Yourself

By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

“We live in a world that talks about individualism and then expects everyone to conform – in styles, in priorities and in ideas.(Sister Joan Chittister, … 201 more words


Go Be Light ... Sister Jeanne Keaveny

Our CSJP community is saying goodbye to one of our shining lights this week. Jeanne Celeste Keaveny, CSJP passed away last Thursday at the age of 95. 687 more words


Securing Peace: Global Sisters Report

My latest Global Sisters Report column has been posted, in which I try to weave together my Congregation’s founding story, the violence and suffering of today, with some inspiration I received from Pope Francis and our Sisters in the UK, not to mention Gandhi’s 82 year old grandson. 270 more words