St. Joe's Mission Week Raises $45k

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet | St. Joe's Students

St. Louis: During the week of November 12, St. Joseph’s Academy celebrated  their annual Mission Week, in support of mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to serve the dear neighbor without distinction.

Over the past 52 years, the students have raised over a million dollars for the missions of the Sister of St. Joseph.

Their efforts focused on helping the people of Peru and Gulu and home in St. Louis, where sisters of St. Joseph serve.

Sister Joanne Geary,CSJ, who serves at a medical clinic in Gulu, spoke to the students  about the history of the country and the people being served and the dream of building a maternity clinic.

Due to their outstanding work, the students rasied a grand total $45,601.94.

"The students' enthusiasm and dedication during Mission Week is  an amzaing tribute to the sisters' spirit of Gospel service," says Jenny Beatrice, director of communications for the Sisters of St. Joseph.

"And it's a powerful inspiration for us us to follow that spirit into the future."


<< Back to News

Change Text Size   A|  A|  A