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Edition No. 143 — October 21, 2020 
Laudato Sí Reflection for October 25, 2020

Sisters of Saint Joseph serving on the Chapter Implementation Subcommittee for Directive II, offer this excerpt from Laudato Sí and questions that you can use for your personal reflection, local community sharing, or whatever other creative way you can incorporate these into your life. Enjoy this reflection for October 25.
Fall Clean Up 
Cecilian Village
McSherrystown, Pa 

By Sister Mary Unger SSJ
A group of volunteers from our local Saint Joseph Catholic Home School Group came to help with our fall cleanup.

The group included 4 adults and 16 children ranging from kindergarten to middle school. The four families took time from homeschooling to pull weeds and mulch in the Sister of Saint Joseph Cemetery, around Cecilian Village and at the Convent. It was hard work!

When the project was completed, we enjoyed snacks and some time for the children to play in the playground. We are so grateful to ‘our friends’ for giving their time and effort to help us out.
Volunteers from Saint Joseph Catholic Home School Group came to help with the fall cleanup.
What are we ready for?
By Sister Colleen Gibson SSJ
Reprinted with permission from Global Sisters Report
Read Sister Colleen Gibson SSJ’s latest article in the Global Sisters Report: What are we ready for?

What we once thought would be a momentary interruption to everyday life is in fact a cataclysmic shift. Our work now is to discern — as our first sisters once did — where God is calling us.
Don't forget to buy your chances! Due to the pandemic, to help keep everyone safe and healthy, we will only be selling chances for our Annual Chance Drive online this year. Please help us make this year's Chance Drive especially successful by getting your ticket online!

Grand Prize—$10,000 (also 5 prizes of $500 each)
Donation—$5.00 each or $20.00 for a book of 5 chances.

For additional information, or to purchase tickets, visit contact any Sister of Saint Joseph or the Development Office at 800-482-6510 and
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                         — SSJ Constitutions #21
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