Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart

Pioneer, Leader, Woman of Faith
A biographical sketch of Mother Joseph and her enduring legacy.

Her Last Days and Death
Text and images of archival documents and photographs relating to her final days.

A State Holiday in Her Honor
Washington state declares April 16 as Mother Joseph Day.

Induction to the Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame
The region's business community recognizes her contributions.

A selection of quotations from Mother Joseph's writings, primarily related to her sense of mission, spirituality and reliance on Providence. Quotes can be used on posters or cards, in prayer services, discussions, etc.

"The Bell and the River"
The 1957 biography of Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart written by Mary of the Blessed Sacrament McCrosson, SP.

Index to "The Bell and the River" (pdf)
An index to the 1956 biography, which was written in honor of the centennial of the northwest province, and reprinted in 1986 and 2006. The index also includes some factual corrections.

Finding the Pieces of the Puzzle: The Life of "The Bell and the River" (pdf)
An extended history of the research, writing, and publication of "The Bell and the River." This article was created by Providence Archives staff in 2014.