Sisters of St Joseph Lochinvar

World Day of the Sick 2024

As World Day of the Sick approaches Sr Jan Tranter shares her reflection on a recent experience of
“‘Lourdes’ at Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital”

Vale Sr Rosemary, Lover of Creation

On 31 January 2024, relatives, friends and Sisters of St Joseph gathered at Christ the King Church in Mayfield West to celebrate the life of Sr Rosemary Jackson and pray for her eternal rest.

Bishop Kennedy in Lochinvar

Many Josephite Sisters gathered at Tenison Court, in Lochinvar to greet Bishop Michael Kennedy on 1st December, a stormy afternoon on the first day of summer.  He had planned to meet with us early in the year but unfortunately, circumstances caused that to be changed.

New Leadership Team

The 16th General Chapter of the Sisters of St Joseph, Lochinvar concluded on 24 November 2023 after electing the Leadership Team for the next four years.

Small Deeds with Love

The words ‘I have no claims to great deeds; just small ones with love,’ appearing on the cover of the Mass booklet, summed up the life of Sr Ann Gallagher whose Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on October 15, 2023 in St Patrick’s Church, Swansea. 

Papal Award for Sr Frances

Sr Frances Slack rsj received the papal award known as the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice – For Church and Pope on 12 October.  The ceremony took place during the celebration of the Eucharist at Tenison Court in Lochinvar.