Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart


Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart

Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, often called the Josephites ('Brown Joeys'), were founded in Penola, South Australia in 1866 by Mary MacKillop, and Reverend Julian E Tenison Woods.

The Centre of the is at Mary MacKillop Place, Mount Street North Sydney where Mary MacKillop's tomb is enshrined in the Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel.

Today there are more than a thousand Sisters living and working throughout Australia (South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia) and New Zealand, as well as Ireland and Peru.

External links

* [http://www.sosj.org.au/ Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart]
* [http://www.sistersofsaintjosephfederation.org/ U.S. Federation]


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