Where are the Josephites now?

The centre of the congregation is at Mary MacKillop Place, Mount Street, North Sydney, New South Wales, where Saint Mary MacKillop’s tomb is enshrined in the Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel.

What do the Josephites do today?

Even today, Josephites live among ordinary people in houses of two or three providing education and support for the children and families living in rural areas as well as the cities.

What is the meaning of josephite?

Definition of Josephite : a member of St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart founded in 1871 in Baltimore, Md. and devoted to missionary work among Black Americans.

How did the Josephites come to the United States?

They were formed in 1893 by a group of Mill Hill priests working with newly-freed Black people emancipated during the American Civil War. The founders included Fr John R. Slattery, who led the group and would become the first Josephite superior general, and one of the nation’s first black priests, Fr Charles Uncles.

What is the profile of a Josephite girl?

A Josephite deeply respects all faiths, has a strong sense of fraternity, which makes him/her a peaceful, loving and caring person. A Josephite is morally sound and emotionally balanced. Josephites love their country and are culturally integrated.

What are the characteristics of josephite spirituality?

Our School motto is ‘Omnibus Caritas’ which is Latin for ‘In All Things Love’ and the four main values of the Josephite Spirituality are: Love, Justice, Dignity & Freedom through education.

What is Selenophile mean?

Definition of selenophile : a plant that when growing in a seleniferous soil tends to take up selenium in quantities greater than can be explained on a basis of chance.

What is it like to be a Josephite?

Joseph, a Josephite is a “just person” who believes in God, self and others. A Josephite deeply respects all faiths, has a strong sense of fraternity, which makes him/her a peaceful, loving and caring person. A Josephite is morally sound and emotionally balanced.

Why was the sister of St Joseph founded?

It was a shelter for neglected and destitute children, old women and vulnerable young girls and also was a Novitiate, for training nuns and the Provincialate office.

What is the Josephite tradition?

Being part of a Josephite Tradition means that as a community everyone is treated with dignity. Mary Mackillop believed that God, in Jesus, called her and her sisters to show reverence for the dignity of all people. Mary MacKillop’s reverence for all people meant she was incapable of ‘giving up’ on anyone.

What is the Josephite charism?

As the numbers of nuns grew the group become known as the Josephites. Charism is a word that can easily be explained as “gift” – a spiritual gift. A gift given for the good of all people and it is usually associated with a religious order ie: Mercy or Christian Brothers.

How many Sisters did St Joseph have?

four Sisters
Joseph of Rochester, New York. In 1854 four Sisters of St. Joseph came from St.