The Sisters of St. Joseph is a congregation of religious women who offer services in the Midwest, western United States and Japan. Founded in 1650, it focuses on spiritualistic services. The organization provides social welfare services for individuals, as well as communities and groups. The Sisters of St. Joseph features a prayer request service and offers programs to explore the various aspects of religious life. It is located in Wichita, Kan., and also provides membership opportunities to women and be a part of congregations. In addition, the organization s sisters minister in elementary, secondary and postsecondary schools. Additionally, The Sisters of St. Joseph is involved in health care through Via Christi Health System and its member facilities.