Mother Joseph Province adopts corporate stance in favor of comprehensive immigration reform
The sisters of Mother Joseph Province have experienced firsthand the problems with the current U.S. immigration policy and the resulting trauma it inflicts on families. Last year, two sisters assisted women and children who flooded the border between the United States and Mexico, fleeing from the threat of violence in Central American countries. Other sisters administer a scholarship program in El Salvador that for two decades has given young people in the Bajo Lempa region of the Usulutan an alternative to joining gangs or becoming gang victims.
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We Are Called: Jubilee 2015
Hundreds of family members and friends celebrated these 10 Jubilarians in a liturgy at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Seattle on Saturday, August 1.
See also: 2015 Jubilarians Photo Gallery
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Sisters embrace education in preparation for ministry
At the Provincial Chapter in July, Provincial Councilor Joan Gallagher, SP, introduced a panel of newer members who have been attending school this year. The audience was delighted to hear about their studies and how they are working to prepare themselves for future ministries.
Missioned to Great Falls:
Sister Lucille Dean is interim UGF president
When University of Great Falls President Eugene McAllister, Ph.D., announced plans to retire in June of 2016, Sister Lucille Dean agreed to serve as acting president for one year. His title is now President Emeritus, a position that recognizes his more than 12 years of leadership and service to the university.