Weekly News: February 28, 2011

Dn. Greg Schill will be ordained to the priesthood on May 21.
Ordination date set
Dn. Greg Schill will be ordained to the priesthood on May 21 in San Antonio, Texas, where his parents reside.  Bishop Oscar Cantú, auxiliary bishop of San Antonio, will be the ordaining bishop.  Invitations will be out in the next few weeks […]

Weekly News: February 21, 2011

In an interview with NCR Fr. Tom Cassidy talked about the changing face of the Catholic church, noting that the U.S. Province has become much more multicultural in recent years. Here, Fr. Cassidy (right) is pictured with the province's newest members, Fraters Joseph Vu (an American of Vietnamese descent) and Fernando Orozco Cardona (originally […]

Provincial superior interviewed by NCR

Fr. Tom Cassidy meeting with Pope Benedict XVI as a part of the SCJ's role as president of CMSM.
The following interview with Fr. Thomas Cassidy, SCJ, provincial superior of the U.S. Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, appeared in the National Catholic Reporter’s February 18, 2011, Religious Life Section and is posted here […]

The swan still sings!

A recent piece of Fr. Herman's art completed for use in his upcoming book.
SCJ works on second “final” book
When Fr. Herman Falke, SCJ, turned 80 he published Sculpted Swan Songs.  It was his eighth book and one that featured many new or yet unpublished sculptures and paintings.  But since it was to be a “swan […]

Weekly news: February 14, 2011

Br. Michael Fette, pictured here during a province prayer service, was named to the Ryan White Planning Council in Memphis.
SCJ named to Ryan White Planning Council
Br. Mike Fette has been appointed as a council alternate for the Memphis Area Ryan White Planning Council.  Being an alternate is the first step to becoming a full member […]

SCJ bishop meets challenges with “Ecce Venio”

Bishop Bressanelli (second from right) with Deacons Greg Schill (right) and Duy Nguyen (far left) who met the bishop when they were studying Spanish in Argentina last year. Also pictured is the provincial superior of Argentina, Fr. Attilio Zorzetti.
Fr. Bernie Rosinski, a member of the U.S. Province, got to know Bishop Virginio Bressanelli when […]

Weekly News: February 7, 2011

A car at the Dehon Formation Community is barely visible after last week's snow storm.
Snow, snow and more snow
You had to work pretty hard not to know that that last week the Midwest was hit by one of the most powerful storms seen in decades.  Many compared it to the great Chicago storm of 1967. […]