Felicidades, Ana Antunez
CELTIC JOURNEYS IS BACK!
For information on Sister Margo’s upcoming Celtic Journeys, go to www.celticjourneys.org.
THE GOOD SHEPHERD HOME IN CAMEROON
MENDHAM FAITH LEADERS LENTEN LUNCHEON SERIES
We hope you will join us next year for prayer, hymns, meditation and excellent soup!
CSJB LENTEN RETREATS
CSJB ASSISTS GROW IT GREEN
AT THE SISTERS OF CHARITY GREENHOUSE
From CSJB Associate Julie Crawford
CSJB AND MANSION IN MAY
The Three Fields Mansion in Mendham
This year, the Sisters of CSJB are partnering with the Mansion in May event which is the signature fundraiser for Morristown Medical Center. The 2023 designer showcase mansion is Three Fields, located in Mendham, and we will be providing parking for the event on our school property. Visitors will park at CSJB, then travel by buses to the mansion to see rooms decorated by top interior designers. They’ll also be treated to a history presentation about our community as they wait for their buses. The event has been sponsored by the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) since 1974 and it has raised over $12 million to support the hospital. Mansion in May runs throughout the month of May, and you can CLICK HERE for tickets.
KOOKY THE CONVENT CAT
BANNER MADE BY CSJB SISTERS AND ST. ANNA’S GIRLS
HILLTOP PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR CSJB Associates, Oblates, and friends:
ANTI-RACISM AND JUSTICE GROUP AT ST. PETERS, MORRISTOWN
From Kathleen Carozza –
ST. MARGUERITE’S RETREAT HOUSE
Priests and seminarians of the American National Catholic Church in the chapel at St. Marguerite's
Sister Monica Clare also sings in the choir at All Saints Millington CLICK HERE for a video of the choir singing “Ave Verum Corpus” by Mozart at Sunday worship.
ASSOCIATES AND OBLATES
From Sister Eleanor Francis
The next group of new Associates is preparing to be received on Commemoration Day - June 24, 2023.”
ST. JOHN BAPTIST SCHOOL ALUMNAE
The Rev. Joyce McGirr (SJBS 61) saw the photo of schoolgirls with the SJBS sign in the December newsletter and pointed out that what we posted was only half the photo. She told us there was actually a whole other part of the photo containing her and the rest of the class of 1961. Joyce sent us the full photo, and we’re happy to see it in its full glory.
Joyce also provided us with this very helpful caption:
Left Side Group- Left to Right:
Back Row: Barbara Lane Daly-Schpok, Joyce Bearden McGirr, Tia Pustroem Aarissmaa, Sheelagh Aselford Lanterman, Katherine Minifie, Ann Ahlsen Small,
Front Row: Garland Talmage Riggs, Susan Meyer, Sonja Persson
Sitting in Front: Astrid Wieckmann Fedorow
Right Side Group by St John Baptist Pole -Left to Right:
Back (leaning on pole) Mary (Molly) Breck Edwards
Back Row: Katherine (Katie) Mitchell Hough, Frances (Fran) Bramhall Wittgens, Rebecca (Lexy) Zabenko, Susanna Massey Walsh, Judith Hogan Baquerizo
Front Row sitting: Mary Ann Lewis Renn, Marian Shilstone,
Sitting in front on snow: Ruth Robinson, Kathleen Wilkinson McCain
PLEASE JOIN US IN PRAYING FOR
We pray especially for the poor, the marginalized, and the oppressed.
OUR HEARTFELT THANKS TO
The DCLM Fund
The Ross Foundation
The S.A.D. Foundation
The Community of the Transfiguration
The Rt. Rev. Carlye J. Hughes
The Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin
The Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool
The Rev. Kevin Coffey
The Rev. Cynthia L. Black, DD, and the people of the Church of the Redeemer
The Rev. John A. Rollins
The Rev. Lorna Erixson and the people of St. Mark's Mendham
The Rev. Margaret Otterburn and the people of the Church of the Messiah
The Rev. Victoria McGrath and the people of All Saints Millington
The Rev. Anne C. Thatcher and the people of St. Peters Morristown
TO SUPPORT OUR GENERAL FUND
YOUR LEGACY FOR CSJB
Jennie and Sister Pamela meditating before noonday prayer in the Convent chapel
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THE CLEWER INITIATIVE
PROGRAM founded by our Sisters in England and the Rt. Rev. Alastair Redfern
THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS!
Thank you to all our donors who raised over $480,000 to replace our 114-year-old septic system!
Next, we hope to replace the Convent stucco and restore our cemetery.
Thank you for supporting our Capital Campaign to help us continue God's work in our sacred space.
It's easy to help!
To donate by check, make your check out to:
St. John the Baptist Foundation
"Capital Campaign" on the ledger line of your check.
Mail to: PO Box 240
Mendham, NJ .7945
To donate by PAYPAL, go to
and in the "purpose" section of your online donation type "Capital Campaign."
Thank you for supporting our ministries of retreat and spiritual direction which are needed more than ever in today's world.
The State of New Jersey recently stopped giving grants for repairs to religious structures, so this has taken away half our funding for repairs and restorations. The COVID crisis has also negatively impacted our funding for these projects.
If you're interested in contributing to our Capital Campaign to help with these goals, or you'd like to learn about donating in other ways to the ministries of CSJB, CLICK HERE
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