Sisters of Saint Joseph General Council for 2024-2029

Pictured from left: Sisters Karen Dietrich SSJ, Mary Beth Hamm SSJ, Michelle Lesher SSJ, Eileen Marnien SSJ, Congregational President and Owen P. Bonner SSJ, Vice President.

Welcome to the Sisters of Saint Joseph

The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia is a Congregation of more than 500 Catholic Sisters. Liberated by God’s Spirit and attentive to the urgent needs of Earth and the global community we commit to be joyful, courageous witnesses to the Gospel imperative of active, inclusive love. We live our mission of unioning love through our ministries of prayer and presence, pastoral care, social services, education, and justice, peace & integrity of creation. Our Motherhouse is located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia and our sisters live and work in 12 states throughout America. Read More

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Support Our Mission

We invite you to join us as a Partner in Mission. When you support the Sisters of Saint Joseph through your prayers and donations, you are helping us fulfill our mission. Your support allows us to respond to the unmet and critical needs of our society and world—especially the needs of the poor, the marginalized and the vulnerable. Learn More »