This week beginning, July 8th we pray for the Sisters of St. Joseph serving in India and for the people of that country.
The total number of CSJ’s in India is 1079. This includes the Annecy, Chambéry and Lyons congregations. Ministries include: empowerment of women, girls and children; legal aid to promote women’s rights; pastoral work, adult literacy, health care in hospitals, clinics, village dispensaries, AIDS work, education, assisting drop outs from school, vocation animation, street children, working in slums, pastoral and parish work, prison visits, evangelization, faith formation, social action, justice and peace, human rights, and inter-religious dialogue.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste Marie ventured into mission in India. During the mid-1990’s Sr. Gaye White, and in 1984 and 1993 Sr. Sharon Miller served in education, addictions education and intervention.
In 2018 representatives from the CSJ Toronto Congregation visited projects in India that they have sponsored through SOPAR.