They teach Christian doctrine in many Sunday schools besides those attached to the schools under their charge. St. Mary’s Academy, Williamsburg, was opened on September 8, 1856, and in the following year a parochial school was inaugurated. The congregation now numbers 240, in charge of 3 academies, 2 hospitals, and 26 schools, in the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Dioceses of Marquette, Rockford, Kansas City, Omaha, Lincoln, and Concordia. Read more on the history of the first foundation at Whanganui. In his work, he humbly listened to the voice of God and followed God's will. The community numbers 430 members, in charge of 15,000 children. The motherhouse of the English congregation is at Annecy in Savoy, where the sisters possess the very cradle of the Visitation Order. The rule was therefore revised to meet the requirements of a generalate, and papal approbation was granted in 1874 by rescript of Pius IX. Although an interchange of members of the various provinces is allowed and made use of for general or particular needs, the autonomy of each province is safeguarded. SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH OF ST. HYACINTHE, founded at St. Hyacinthe, Canada, September 12, 1877, by the bishop of that diocese, Louis-Zephirin Moreau, for the Christian instruction of children and the visitation and care of the sick. Recently a house for girls was opened at Seattle, Washington. The sisters now (1910) number 131, in charge of 10 mission houses, including 2 hospitals, 12 schools, an orphan asylum, and a house of refuge for the aged; they have about 2200 children under their care. In the countries of Australia, Timor Leste, Peru and Brazil our Sisters work closely with the indigenous people. Bruchesi, Archbishop of Montreal, on September 20, 1897. The motherhouse was transferred to Ain, in 1825, whence houses were founded at Ferney, Gap, Grenoble, Bordeaux, and elsewhere. In 1804 Pius VII passed through Seurre, after crowning Napoleon Bonaparte as emperor in Paris, and received Mother Javouey with three of her community and blessed them. In 1823, at the desire of the Bishop of Belley, the sisters of the diocese were constituted an independent diocesan congregation. The Sisters of St. Joseph began with six women meeting in small kitchen in LePuy, France in 1650. The province of Russia, founded in 1872, with novitiate at Tarnopol, Galicia, outside the frontier, has establishments at St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Odessa: two large academies, a day-school, an orphan asylum, a hospital, a home for the aged, etc. POLISH FRANCISCAN SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH.—In 1901 about forty sisters, all of Polish nationality, branched off from the School Sisters of St. Francis, whose motherhouse is at Milwaukee, and after obtaining the necessary dispensation from the Holy See through the efforts of Archbishop Messmer, in April, 1902, organized themselves into the Polish Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph, with their motherhouse at Stevens Point in the Diocese of Green Bay. ©2016 Sisters of St Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania Erie.—This congregation was founded in 1860 by Mother Agnes Spencer of Carondelet, Missouri, who, with two other sisters, took charge of St. Ann’s Academy at Corsica, Pennsylvania, where postulants were admitted. St Joseph's Spirituality and Education Centre, St Joseph's Heritage and Conference Centre. In British India there are about 70 sisters in 7 houses, the provincial house and novitiate being at Waltair, with which are connected a day-school, boarding-school, native orphanage, native day-school, dispensary, and a novitiate for natives. Inspirational Pioneering Priest and Polymath, Priest, Scientist, Citizen, Founder and Educator. In nearly all the mission houses are evening classes for adults to whom the sisters give religious instruction. 1832; d. at Sydney, August 8, 1909). St. Joseph Rehabilitation & Residence in Waterville. The people among whom the sisters labored in St. Louis were poor and rude, and apparently destitute of any taste for either religion or education. “Encounter, Accompany, Listen, Learn” Catholic Mobilizing Network, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph’s Mission Network, has created a response to racism, sparked by the killing of George Floyd. From this province houses were founded on the Pacific Coast, the first (St. Joseph‘s Hospital) being established in 1890 at Bellingham, Washington (Diocese of Seattle). The congregation was intended to be on the same lines as the third order of the Trappists. Sisters of St. Joseph of St-Vallier.—In 1683, at the request of Msgr. As their activities developed chiefly in the Diocese of Hartford, the novitiate, which had been temporarily established at Lee, was, in 1898, transferred to Hartford, Connecticut. The sisters now number about 4000, and are widely spread over the world. In India the sisters have hospitals, homes, orphanages, etc., just as they have in France, and they also go out to nurse the sick in their own homes. The Know-Nothing spirit, which had but a short time previously led to the Philadelphia riots, to the burning and desecration of churches and religious institutions, was still rampant, and the sisters had much to suffer from bigotry and difficulties of many kinds. The sisters are now in charge of 15 educational institutions, including several academies, as well as colored and Indian schools, a home for working girls, and an industrial school, with about 1800 children and young women under their care. Joseph, SISTERS OF Saint.—CONGREGATION OF THE SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH, founded at Le Puy, in Velay, France, by the Rev. As a Sister Membership in the Sisters of St. Joseph is a decision that results from a woman’s response to her relationship with God. Fort Wayne.—The Sisters of St. Joseph, with their motherhouse at Tipton, number 60, in charge of an academy and 5 parochial schools, with an attendance of 1000. The entire generalate comprises 1670 members. In addition to this, the sisters are employed in educating the young, instructing converts, visiting the sick poor, and caring for orphans, the blind, and the sick in hospitals. In all these missions the primary, secondary, and intermediate schools are under the Government. Consequently many new missions, in the remotest parts of the United States, have been recently opened. The Norwegian province, dating from 1865, with seat at Christiania, has over 180 sisters. P: 310.889.2100 E: communications@csjla.org Searching for a Sister? Sister St. Gregory McCorkle died at Saint Joseph Villa on August 2, 2020. Carondelet Center is Temporarily Closed. In 1837 the first American member of the order, Ann Eliza Dillon, entered the novitiate, proving of great advantage to the struggling community, with her fluency in French and English. About See All. As early as 1847 foundations were made in other sections of the United States. Missionaries without resources and poor seminarians are special objects of the charitable attentions of this community. In some the orphanages are aided or wholly supported by the Government. He was admitted into the Society in 1640, became noted as a teacher of rhetoric and philosophy before entering upon his career as a preacher, in which he distinguished himself by his great oratorical power, but most especially by his marvellous influence over souls. When, in 1863, the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Louis formed a generalate, approved later by the Holy See, the congregation of Philadelphia, by the wish of the bishop, preserved its autonomy. Villa Maria Academy was opened in 1892 and in 1897 was made the novitiate and motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph in the Erie diocese. Because of the rapid growth of the institute and the increasing demand for sisters from all parts of the United States, the superiors of the community were by 1860 forced to consider means best adapted to give stability and uniformity to the growing congregation. In 1864 a hospital was opened at Meadville, and the sisters took charge of the parochial schools of that city. In Paris the famous hospital of Pasteur is under the care of forty sisters of this congregation. Jean-Paul Medaille of the Society of Jesus (b. at Carcassonne, January 29, 1618; d. at Auch, May 15, 1689). Here there was a large building erected for the benefit of girls, where they could spend their summer holidays. Civil incorporation was granted June 30, 1881, and canonical institution March 19, 1882. SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH OF CLUNY, founded in 1798, by Anne-Marie Javouhey at Seurre, in Burgundy. Canada.—Hamilton.—In 1852 five sisters from the 1 motherhouse at Toronto established a foundation at Hamilton, where they at once opened an orphanage and began their work in the parochial schools of the city. 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