The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates commit to continuing Jesus’ mission in the world by responding to the needs of our time. Through the ministries listed below, Sisters and Consociates strive to foster the common good through advocacy, creative arts, education, healthcare, social service, and spirituality. These ministries were founded by and continue to be supported by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province working with Consociates and Partners in Mission (staff, volunteers and friends).
“The first Sisters formed a hub from which the spokes of the wheel of ministry went out.” – Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ, “All women can be: the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph”
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Carondelet Center is a host facility for conferences, retreats, meetings and events, committed to creating an atmosphere for lifelong learning, personal growth, the arts and spirituality.
Carondelet Village is a residence that enriches the lives of older adults through a faith-based setting that respects diversity of faith and culture and honors the dignity of all.
Celeste’s Dream offers young adults and others opportunities to integrate their education, values, spirituality, and work in the context of community.
Consociates are people of diverse life-styles and spiritual traditions committed to living the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), moving always toward profound love of God and neighbor without distinction, within the context of their live and responsibilities.
Good Ground Press is the publishing ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. It publishes Bible study resources, books, cards, online retreats, and more.
Learning In Style provides quality education in English, Math, Computer and Citizenship to adult immigrants and refugees in our metropolitan areas and beyond.
The Hedgerow Initiative offers sustained, systematic programming in feminist theological education, spiritual integration, and leadership for a just and holy world.
In Search of the Divine is a series of video programs that explores how people connect with the Divine. Programs distributed upon request.
The Justice Commission of the St. Paul Province promotes awareness, education and advocacy that lead to systematic change in accordance with Gospel values and the Social Teachings of the Church.
The Sisters of St. Joseph Ministries Foundation raises funds to support the ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province.
Sarah’s… an Oasis for Women is a home dedicated to safety and dignity for a diverse community of women where they are empowered to begin new and productive lives.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet direct their whole person and life toward the fulfillment of the mission of Jesus, bringing all persons to freedom and oneness in God.
The St. Joseph Worker Program is a one-year volunteer program empowering young women (ages 21-30) committed to social change to respond to the needs of the times.
St. Mary’s Health Clinics carries out the healing ministry of Christ by providing necessary and accessible health services to the medically uninsured and underserved.
Wisdom Ways offers programs to explore the spiritual dimensions of contemporary life for women and men and to re-imagine and embody all that women can be as agents of transformation in church and society.