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The Sisters of Saint Joseph Welcome Center
Mission Statement

In the just and compassionate spirit of Saint Joseph, the Welcome Center offers opportunities that enable immigrants and others to improve the quality of their lives through access to education, support services and programs leading to self-sufficiency.

This neighborhood center in urban Philadelphia extends hospitality, linking newcomers and persons with resources for the enrichment of both.

Thanks to everyone who made our 15th anniversary one to remember

May 15, 2018

A weekend away at Cape May- Lending a helping hand

Some Welcome Center staff and families went to St. Mary by the Sea Retreat House in Cape May Point, NJ to give service. About 22 people […]
February 28, 2018

Winter 2018

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November 9, 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 Trivia Night winners

October 19, 2017

“How do you solve a problem like (Hurricane) Maria?”

As we know the recent hurricanes have caused many problems for people in Texas, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, leaving many displaced, without food and shelter and […]
October 5, 2017

Fall 2017

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August 24, 2017

Spring-Summer 2017

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June 20, 2017

What’s Happening Outside the Welcome Center?

“Who was the second president of the United States?” queried the Park Ranger.  In a quiet whisper, Pjerta answered John Adams.  Pjerta and her fellow citizenship […]
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