Sister of St. Joseph
Definition of Sister of St. Joseph
: a member of a Roman Catholic congregation established in Le Puy, France, in 1650 and devoted to teaching and charitable works
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Origin and Etymology of sister of st. joseph
translation of French sœur de Saint-Joseph (du Puy), after Joseph, husband of Mary, mother of Jesus
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