We are a community of approximately 755 women religious. Originally founded in 1650 in LePuy, France, the Sisters of Saint Joseph came to Philadelphia in 1847. Through our many ministries, including education, social services and parish ministries, "We live and work so that all people may be united with God and with one another." Mission StatementPlease use the menu across the top of this page to learn who we are, what we do and how you can partner with us in our mission.

Statement on the slaying of Sister Paula Merrill, SCN and Sister Margaret Held, SSSF in Mississippi — August 25, 2o16

Statement on Orlando Nightclub Shooting — June 12, 2016

Sister Spotlight

Our Generous Promise

Statement on Syrian Refugees

About the Jubilee Year of Mercy