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Meet Alexander "Babe" and Shirley Kuhn

"… you know, the only thing the sisters get back from all they give is someone coming back and saying, ‘Thank You.’”
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Meet Marianne and Louis Weisenfeld

‘The Sisters don't waste a nickel and they help people who really need help, including a lot of older people. We wanted the money to go where we knew it would be used wisely.”
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Meet Tom and Cathy Cooney
“I truly believe in their mission. They have done more for their communities in health, in education and for the sick than any other group. What they are doing needs to continue and it needs to be funded.”
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Mary Kay Braccio and Joe Printster
“The sisters are the most upbeat group of people I know! The CSJ charism of service to the dear neighbor is such a powerful guiding principle. It permeates all that the sisters do in their work and infuses love into even the simplest tasks.”
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meadeIn Memory of Dottie Meade
“Mom showed me that not everyone is perfect, beautiful or intelligent by society's standards, but that we were all created by God for a purpose.”
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falconnettiJoe Falconetti, Sr.
“He is a devout Catholic and faithful supporter of the Sisters of St. Joseph, who was taught be his mother so long ago that love of country, church and fellow man was and is so important. Her words have always stayed with him.” Patricia Cassens, CFRE, CSJA.
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oramGigi Oram, CSJA
“I have been so impressed and touched by the CSJ spirituality, the communion of all together, the oneness, the longing to reach out to others so that no one is excluded.”
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