Sisters of St Joseph, Lochinvar

The Sisters of St Joseph of Lochinvar are an Australian religious order founded by Julian Tenison Woods and Australia's first Saint - Mary Mackillop.


The Sisters of St Joseph use their energies to assist people wherever they can, with whatever they need. For over a century, Sisters in the region ran schools to help bring quality education to ordinary people, thus opening up opportunities for a better standard of living.


Today, the Sisters can be found ministering with people in a variety of ways including: pastoral roles in schools; as counsellors and psychologists; in retreats and Spiritual Direction; in parishes; in bereavement ministry; in legal work; in adult faith formation; in pastoral ministry in hospitals, on housing estates, in prisons, with refugees and various forms of community support.