Oldest Josephite dies Just two weeks shy of his 97th birthday, Josephite Father Joseph M. Calamari died on Aug. 21 at St. Joseph Manor, Baltimore. He was six weeks short of the 70th anniversary of his ordination as a priest, the first Josephite to reach that milestone. Father Joe was Read more →
The St. Joseph Society of the Sacred Heart (The Josephites) is a congregation of priests and brothers whose exclusive mission is to serve the African-American community. Founded after the Civil War to minister to newly freed slaves, the organization has served the African American community since 1871. The Society supports in parishes and special ministries, spanning across the East and West Coast.