Awakening and deepening spirituality to
impact our world is the mission of the
St. Joseph Spirituality Center,
a sponsored ministry of the
Congregation of St. Joseph.

The mission of St. Joseph Spirituality Center is rooted in the mission of Jesus Christ, the same mission which continuously unfolds in the Church and in the world: "That they all may be one as you, Father, are in me and I in you; I pray that all may be one in us." (John 17:21)

From its mission, interpreted through the charism of the Congregation of St. Joseph, Christ, women and men desirous of a life of faith, prayer and service. Within the Roman Ignatian Spirituality as the context for its offerings.

The purpose of the Center is to promote religious education and the spiritual development of adults. This includes activities that foster the wholeness and holiness of the human person, which leads to a deepening and effective consciousness of the role of the Christian in the world.

The Core Values of CSJ Sponsored Ministries:

  • Exercise our personal and collective leadership to bring about a more just and peaceful world.
  • Collaborate with others to change societal systems that cause injustice, oppression and poverty.
  • Take steps to strengthen, heal and renew Earth.
  • Work toward transforming the culture of power, privilege and violence, to a culture that is inclusive, embraces diversity and welcomes the gifts of all.




    Hover over word "BIO" to see biographical sketch of each staff member.

    Dianne Hanley
    Dianne Hanley
    Executive Director
    Sr. Cynthia
    Sr. Cynthia Sabathier, CSJ
    Associate Director

    Sr. Lucy
    Sr. Lucy Silvio, CSJ
    Associate Director

    Kathleen Babin

    Sr. Kathleen Babin
    Spiritual Director


    Melinda LeBlanc,MPS
    Adjunct Spiritual Director


    Elizabeth Marchand
    Administrative Assistant



    2980 Kleinert Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806-6800

    Phone: (225) 383-3349
    Fax: (225) 336-4874

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