Almost done!

Dn. David Nagel and Barb Haag, food services director, take a look at the new equipment in the SHML kitchen.
The SCJ wing at Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake is just about completed; a mid-July move-in date is anticipated. Click here to see photos that were taken on June 29 as workers were […]


Photos of Fr. Duy Nguyen’s ordination

Bishop Joe Potocnak and Fr. Duy Nguyen leave the chapel following Fr. Duy's ordination on June 11.
On June 11, Fr. Duy Nguyen, SCJ, was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ, retired bishop of De Aar, South Africa. The ordination took place at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology.  Click here […]


Feast of the Sacred Heart, July 1

This Friday, July 1, we celebrate the Feast , or Solemnity, of the Sacred Heart.  Falling 19 days after Pentecost, this year’s celebration comes later than most years.  Usually it is a June feast day.
The first liturgical Feast of the Sacred Heart was celebrated in France on August 31, 1670, through the efforts of St. […]


July 11-14, 2011 Assembly Attendees

The following SCJs have registered for the July 11-14 Province Assembly:

Bossie
Bob

Brackin
Jim

Brown
Charles

Burke
Mike

Bursnick
Frank

Casper
Paul

Cassidy
Tom

Clancy
Frank

Czyzynski
John

de Jong
Jan

Dean
Joe

Diaz
Clay

DiLeo
Rick

Elder
Lenny

Fette
Mike

Fortner
Mark

Griesemer
Ed

Grizzelle Reid
Paul

Haaland
Byron

Huffstetter
Stephen

Humpfer
Ben

Jenkins
Wayne

Johnston
Richard

Kelly
Paul

Kilianski
Ed

Klingler
Johnny

Kozuch
Ray

Kurps
Jack

Langley
Terry

Lantz
Gary

Lemke
Duane

Lind
Tom

MacDonald
Richard

Mankins
Peter

Mastrobuono
Peter

McGuire
PJ

Murphy
Tim

Nagel
David

Nguyen
Duy

Nguyen
Long

Orozco
Fernando

Peluse
Dominic

Pham
Thi

Pitcavage
Bill

Potocnak
Joe

Presto
Frank
Wednesday only

Rosinski
Bernie

Rucker
Larry

Schifano
Jim

Schill
Greg

Schroeder
Jim

Sheehy
Yvon

Speck
Greg

Szatkowski
David

Tucker
Bob

van den Hengel
John
Tuesday only

Vu
Joseph

Vu
Francis

Walters
Jim

Westhoven
Tom

Wiese
Steve

Wittouck
Frank

Wonch
Chuck

Yost
Charles

Zaworski
Lenny

Zemlik
Ed


Weekly News: June 20, 2011

Welcome back!
SCJ candidate Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas
Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas is back with the Dehon Formation Community in Chicago after several months in his native Colombia waiting for a few “snags” in his visa paperwork to be resolved.
Soon after unpacking Juan Carlos will be back at school with a summer course on Plato’s Republic.
“Something […]


Weekly News: June 13, 2011

Bishop Joe Potocnak and Fr. Duy Nguyen leave the chapel following Fr. Duy's ordination on June 11.
Another ordination!
Just a few weeks after the ordination of Fr. Greg Schill, the U.S. Province celebrated the ordination of his classmate, Fr. Duy Nguyen.  The ceremony took place at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology on June 11.  Bishop Joseph […]


Duy Nguyen, SCJ, is ordained to the priesthood

On June 11, Duy Nguyen, SCJ, was ordained to the priesthood at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wis. A member of Fr. Duy’s religious community, Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ, retired bishop of De Aar, South Africa, was the ordaining bishop. [Click here to read his homily]
The ordination took place nine years after […]


Bishop Potocnak’s ordination homily for Fr. Duy Nguyen

Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ, retired bishop of De Aar, South Africa, was the ordaining bishop and gave the homily at Fr. Duy Nguyen's ordination.
Receive the Grace of the Holy Spirit

The homily given by Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ, at the ordination of Fr. Duy Nguyen, SCJ
Greetings in the name […]


A taste of SCJ life in the Philippines

A casserole of mixed accents
If you want to hear a casserole dish of English accents, spend some time in an SCJ community in the Philippines.
English, along with Filipino, is one of the two official languages of the Philippines.  But for many, it is a second (or third, or fourth) language.
Filipinos who may be new to […]


Weekly News: June 6

SCJ candidates Justin Krenke and Anthony Nguyen
Learning about “the rez”
In his blog from St. Joseph’s Indian School in South Dakota, Fr. Stephen Huffstetter recently wrote about taking SCJ candidates Anthony Nguyen and Justin Krenke to Mass at Fort Thompson.  It was an opportunity to share a bit about life on the Indian reservations.  Fr. Steve […]