Tag Archives: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Sr. Rita Flaherty, CSJ

Submitted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet If I were a singer, I would begin this reflection about Sr. Rita Flaherty with the song, “You Light Up My Life” because she did that. She lit up the lives of so many, family members, Sisters, residents and staff here at Nazareth, staff at St. […]

St. Teresa’s breaks ground for the future

Despite May 4 dawning a drippy, windy day, a crowd gathered at St. Teresa’s Academy as ground was broken for a new ministry center.

Sister Olive Louise Dallavis, president emerita of Avila, dies at 95

When Avila University is mentioned, more often than not, so is Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Olive Louise Dallavis, president of the south Kansas City university for 25 years.

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet celebrate 150 years of service in Kansas City

Since 1650, … the Sisters have heard and heeded God’s call.

Avila celebrates a century of Catholic education

A two-year college for women was founded at St. Teresa’s Academy in 1916,

St. Joseph’s and St. Mary’s are Catholic hospitals in action

By Marty Denzer Catholic Key Reporter KANSAS CITY — More than a century ago two orders of nuns founded two hospitals- the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet opened St. Joseph Hospital in 1874, and the Sisters of St. Mary opened St. Mary’s Hospital in 1909. Both were in downtown Kansas City. St. Joseph’s and […]

Exhibit details history of nursing in Kansas City

St. Joseph’s Medical Center was founded by three Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in a 10-room Quality Hill mansion at what is now 7th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Sisters of St. Joseph honors Avila’s president with Generosity of Joseph award

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet have long been closely involved in education, health care and justice for the poor, dating back to the 17th century when they taught impoverished girls and women to make lace as a way of earning a living.

February 29, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph