The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us how we are all connected as a global community – neighbor to neighbor, and neighbor to God. During these unprecedented times of anxiety and uncertainty, the Sisters of St. Joseph have continued to reach out to our neighbors in need by making masks for the incarcerated, sending cards to essential workers, tending God’s Creation, contributing to our local YMCA meal program, advocating for racial justice, hosting virtual programs and prayer groups and offering prayerful support.
We are with you in spirit!
Send us prayer intentions for you, your family or our neighbors in need. If you’d like to join us in prayer, we’ve compiled a selection of prayerful resources that can be downloaded or printed to help us all stay spiritually engaged during this time of uncertainty.
Have you lost a loved one? We know experiencing grief during the pandemic is especially difficult as we are often unable to mourn in-person with family and friends. We recently planted and blessed a willow tree on our grounds in remembrance of all lives lost and mourned during the pandemic.
We invite you to submit the name of a loved one who has died during the pandemic so we may remember them in our prayers. When we can all come together again safely, our hope is to have a public dedication of this living memorial and acknowledge each life lost during these unprecedented
Resources for Beaver and Allegheny Counties
For our neighbors in search of food, transportation, mental health, housing, emergency housing or domestic violence assistance in Beaver or Allegheny County, we’ve started to compile a list of agencies and organizations that may be able to help.
Enjoying Time with Each Other
Step onto the porch of Sisters Christy Hill, Jeanette Bussen, and Carol Arch as they each share how they’ve adapted to a slower pace of life, enjoying time with each other, and learning to appreciate relationships with friends, family, and neighbors.
Power of Presence and Prayer
Join us in conversation with Sisters Donna Cronauer and Margery Kundar as they reflect on the power of presence, prayer, and the transition to a different way of living during this pandemic time. Learn what unexpected blessings they’ve found and how they’re staying connected to our dear neighbors.
Finding Hope Amid the Pandemic
Listen as Sisters Faith Hepp and Sister Nancy Ramirez share how their lives have changed during the pandemic, where they’re finding hope, and the message they want to share with our dear neighbors who are struggling during this uncertain and isolating time.