Sisters of St Joseph of Tarbes

God sows the seeds as he likes & he sees to its growth

About Us

In  1843  six young girls, impelled by God’s Spirit came together, sharing their one desire to consecrate themselves to God, in the hamlet of Cantaous, diocese of Tarbes, France…

Our Charism

Rooted in the love of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, we are called together to be for God and to be for others, to live and build Communion in our communities and in the world.


“Go into the world and preach the Gospel to the whole creation’ (Mk. 16: 15) Our Foundresses understood very early that this experience of God…

Latest News


A catechism class of 8-year-olds was once asked, “Children, what do you need most?” The unanimous shout was, “Love!” Out of the mouths of babes we have the truth.

The 16th Provincial Chapter

The 16th Provincial Chapter in St Francis Xavier girls high school from 11th May to 22nd May of 2016

The Canonical Visit

The Canonical visit of the Superior General Rev Sr Mercy Jacob from 25th Oct to 28th Feb 2016


We SJT are ‘called together’ and we ‘respond together’ Our SJT community is the first place of our mission and we are sent on mission to the community and by the community.

Pastoral Ministry

The sisters render their services in  26  Dioceses in pastoral, liturgical and Catechetical ministry.


SJT  has  14  Health Care Centers, rehabilitation projects and one hospital.  In recent years they have opened 5 Community Care and development units…


SJT Formation is for being the Vision and Mission of Jesus; in and through the SJT Charism of Communion. The Vision of Jesus ‘May they all be one


The SJT’s  have formal and non formal Education Institutions.  21  of the communities are engaged in Educational ministry.

Social Works

The Social well being Ministry has been given the priority in the Institute.  60%  of the communities render their selfless service…

Support Us

Dear friend,

Are you the person who desire to reach out to the lesser children of God but un-able to do so directly ? Well, you can still do so. Just join hands with us the Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes and be part of our Mission and Ministry.

You can send in your contributions either by cash, cheque or kind to our address:

Today’s Bible Verse

A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Prayer Request

Amazing things can happen when people come into agreement. It’s a principle directly from God’s Word.

Take a moment now to send us your prayer request.