The Sisters of St. Joseph, Carondolet, Missouri


In the year 1834 the Right Rev. Joseph Rosati of St. Louis, Missouri, called at the mother-house of the Sisters of St. Joseph at Lyons and asked Mother St. John Fontbonne, the superior, to send a colony of her daughters to America. Arrangements were soon perfected, and on 17 January, 1836, six sisters sailed from [Read More...]

Mother Mary De Chantal Keating, C.S.J. (1833-1917)


Mother M. DeChantal Keating, for thirty-four years head of St. John’s Home for Boys, Albany and St. Mark’s Avenues,Brooklyn, died in that institution on Monday. Mother Keating was in her eighty-fourth year, and was the oldest Mother Superior in the Order of St. Joseph, having entered the religious profession sixty years ago. She was born [Read More...]