CSJs Featured in HECTV Programs


Pictured at the premiere are: Top L-R: Deborah Wilson (president St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf), Sister Catherine Filla, Sister Jean Meier and Sister Marie Damien Adams. Bottom L-R: Sisters Jane Behlmann, Laura Ann Gruber , Roseanne Siebert and Ann Siebert.


Mission to Educate

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are featured in the HECTV (St. Louis) one-hour documentary, “Mission To Educate — A Faithful Past, A Faith-Filled Future."

It is the story of Catholic education in the St. Louis Archdiocese and tells the history of the leaders whose impact rippled across the country and whose core values remain alive and well in today. Read more about the program.

The show features the Sisters of St. Joseph as pioneers in the areas of deaf education and the education of black students. (Read more about St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, a CSJ sponsored institution.) 

Programs will be aired in February Sundays at 1 p.m. and Mondays at 7 p.m.
When “Mission To Educate” is being aired on HEC-TV, it will be simultaneously shown online. The documentary is available on the HEC-TV site and as a free download on iTunes U.

HEC-TV is on Channel 26 for Charter Cable customers and on Channel 99, with HEC-TV option, for AT & T U-Verse customers. 


Sister Mary Alexandra Kuhn, CSJ was a panelist in a HECTV live discussion on the integration of the school integration on February 4. Sister Alexandra is the last living sister who taught at the CSJ St. Joseph's High School in 1950-1951. The only Catholic school for black students at the time,Cardinal Ritter closed the school in 1951 in as part of his mission of integration. Read more.


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