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What: Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston Celebrate 140 years of daring to continue to dream with and for the people of Boston

Who:  Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, associates, friends, family, former students and colleagues with whom we have collaborated for decades


  • As women of the Church, rooted in the Gospel, the varied ministries of our sisters have always been responded to the varied needs of the Church and world. In our ministries our sisters have worked closely with other men and women in connecting neighbor with neighbor and neighbor with God.

  • Since our arrival in Boston 140 years ago [1873] thousands of our sisters have worked and continue to work in countless parishes, schools, health ministries, social service ministries, retreat centers, archdiocesan ministries and much more. In these settings we have worked together in nurturing the spiritual life of the people of the greater Boston area.

  • We acknowledge humbly yet gratefully that from those to and with whom we minister we receive more than we give. This celebration is an opportunity to acknowledge this collaboration and proclaim that we are daring to continue to dream not just for ourselves but for our many neighbors in God’s sacred universe.

 What:                  Eucharistic Liturgy at St. Agatha Church, Milton, MA followed by reception at St. Agatha Parish Hall

 When:              October 6, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

Where:             Saint Agatha Church  ◊  432 Adams Street  ◊  Milton, MA 02186

Contact:           Joanne Gallagher, CSJ   ◊  Director of Communications

                        joanne.gallagher@csjboston.org  ◊   617.746.2110


The Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, a Congregation of vowed religious women and associates who minister in the Greater Boston area and beyond. They trace their roots from LePuy, France (1651), Lyon, France (1807), St. Louis, MO (1836) and arrived in Boston, MA in 1873. They identify with the cries of a world, stunned by violence and seek to reopen communications in divided communities, to search for shared values, and to empower individuals to explore common ground for the healing of humankind.

They are part of The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph composed of more than 4,500 members, 2,500 associates, and enjoys NGO status in the United Nations. For more information visit www.csjboston.org

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