A new face greets benefactors

Fr. Dominic Peluse, SCJ, is settling into his new role as spiritual director of the Province Development Office,
Sharing SCJ mission and spirituality is the goal of new spiritual director
One July 1, Fr. Dominic Peluse officially began his new role as spiritual director of the Province Development Office.  He replaces Fr. Paul Kelly, who recently completed […]


Weekly News: July 25, 2011

SCHEDULE NOTICE: Because of summer vacation schedules the next Fridge Notes update will be delayed until Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Fr. Rick at Adoration
Death of Fr. Rick DiLeo
As reported on the province website last week, Fr. Rick DiLeo died July 19 of a massive heart attack.  He was 58 and had been a member of […]


Always went where the Spirit led

Fr. Rick DiLeo with a family at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Houston.
Fr. Rick DiLeo dies at age 58
Fr. Rick DiLeo, SCJ, said that he knew from a very young age that he wanted to be a priest.
“I was impressed by how the priests in our parish always spent time with the people,” he […]


Weekly News: July 18, 2011

Those gathered extend their hands in blessing on the jubiliarans. Joining in the province celebration were SCJs from around the world taking part in the summer ESL program.
Nine celebrate jubilees
On July 11 the Priests of the Sacred Heart celebrated the religious jubilees of nine men during a 4 p.m. liturgy in the main chapel […]


Immigration, community living, and congregational stats discussed at assembly

Fr. John van den Hengel of the General Council was the primary presenter on the first day of the assembly.
Members of the U.S. Province held their summer assembly July 11-14.  The kick-off for the gathering was the Province Jubilee Celebration on Monday night where the anniversaries of nine SCJs were celebrated.  Click here to read […]


Installation of superior at Sacred Heart Monastery

[ September 7, 2011; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Fr. Jim Walters will be installed as the local superior (coordinator) of Sacred Heart Monastery by Fr. Tom Cassidy at 5 p.m.  The ceremony will take place at Sacred Heart Monastery.


Jubilees 2011

The jubilarians are blessed by the congregation during the jubilee Mass.
The. U.S. Province celebrated the religious jubilees of nine SCJs during a liturgy and dinner at Sacred Heart Monastery on July 11. Commemorating 60 years of vows with the community were Fathers Tom Fix, Tom Lind, Vincent McDonald, Richard Johnston and […]


Nine celebrate jubilees

On July 11 the Priests of the Sacred Heart celebrated the religious jubilees of nine men during a 4 p.m. liturgy in the main chapel of Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology.
Commemorating 60 years of vows with the community were SCJ Fathers Tom Fix, Tom Lind, Vincent McDonald, Richard Johnston and Charles Yost.  Br. John Monek, […]


Jubilee homily

Fr. Tom Cassidy gave the homily at the jubilee Mass on July 13
Fr. Tom Cassidy , provincial superior of the U.S. Province, gave the homily at the jubilee Mass on July 11.  His text appears below:
Blessed is the man who does not walk
In the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the way of sinners,
Nor sit […]


Weekly News: July 11, 2011

Fr. Richard MacDonald talks during small group discussions at last year's summer assembly following the June elections. This year's assembly begins with the Province Jubilee Celebrations on July 11.
Province Assembly and Jubilees
The majority of the province membership will be in Hales Corners this week for the summer assembly.  The gathering kicks off with the […]