Sr. Judy Donovan, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon- Maine Sector
80 Garland Road
Winslow, ME 04901

"Whatever you are doing, that which makes you feel the most alive...that is where God is."  
Ignatius of Loyola
What is CSJ Associates?

 CSJ Associates is a non-vowed association in the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyons which involves a unique relationship - a mutual exchange of gifts, talents and ideas. It provides opportunities to share life with others in living out the Gospel message and spreading it by example and mutual support.  Associates ordinarily remain in their home, work and life situation and remain financially independent.
Who are CSJ Associates?

CSJ Associates are Christian women and men, 21 years or older, who 

  • desire to live more fully the Gospel values.
  • desire and accept to live out the Christian values in the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph in carrying out the mission of unity. 
  • share their gifts, experiences and faith life. 
  • remain committed to an on-going personal and spiritual growth.
What do Associates do?
  • gather with community for prayer and shared faith life. 
  • attend province sponsored events and growth opportunities. 
  • grow in understanding the CSJ charism of being reconcilers of neighbor with neighbor and neighbor with God 
  • celebrate and share social occasions.
  • spread the Gospel message by fostering each person's giftedness.
How to become an Associate
  • interested persons contact a co-director and an interview is arranged.
  • an invitation to an initial gathering follows.  
  • after a period of preparation a request is made for formal commitment. 
  • commitment is renewed annually for the first three years.  Then renewable for another year or for an indefinite period of time. 
If you are interested in CSJ Associates please contact either

 Robert Hurd   Doris Bourque 

Send your Name, Address and Phone number to: 

Sisters of St. Joseph
Co-Directors of CSJ Associates
80 Garland Road

Winslow, ME  04901