St.Joseph Sisters Society

SJT Characteristics

Six characteristic traits of our SJT Foundation.

No legacy is so rich as heritage”. Today we have a rich heritage, the treasure of the Congregation, the legacy left behind for all the members. We may imbibe the spirit of our Foundresses and walk in their footsteps to live the Charism of Trinitarian Communion more vibrantly. 

  1. Interior dynamism –Source of audacity and joy
  2. Simplicity
  3. Welcome
  4. Communitarian aspect of the mission
  5. Constant search for conversion
  6. Searching with the heart of the poor for participation and collaboration with all

Characteristics Traits of the SJT’s

Beatitudes Congress on the Consecrated life   (2004)

Interior dynamism, source of audacity & joy

Blessed  are those who are persecuted for righteousness, …….for their is the kingdom of God Boldness, & creativity
Simplicity which implies truth & humility….. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God Non violence& meekness
Welcome expressed through……. Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted Hospitality & gratitude
Communitarian aspect of the mission……. Bl. are the meek….inherit earth

Bl. Are the merciful….

obtain mercy

Bl. are the peace makers, for….children of God

Tolerance &dialogue
Constant search for conversion…… Bl. are those who

 hunger & thirst, for righteousness……satisfied.

Discernment & authenticity

Liberty of spirit.

Searching with the heart of the poor… Bl. are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Simplicity: valuing the, resources of  the poor & despised