A new face greets benefactors

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 10 years as director. Although he is new to the office, Fr. Dominic is already becoming […]


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 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 the Priests […]


Always went where the Spirit led

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 said in an interview.  “Being an altar boy allowed me to […]


Weekly News: July 18, 2011

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 Fathers Tom Fix, Tom Lind, Vincent McDonald, Richard Johnston and Charles Yost. […]


Immigration, community living, and congregational stats discussed at 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 more about the jubilee and here to view an online photo album from the evening. Fr. John van den […]


Installation of superior at Sacred Heart Monastery

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. 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 Charles Yost. Br. John Monek and Bishop Joseph Potocnak celebrated their 50th anniversary. Added […]


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 […]


Jubilee homily

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 in company with scoffers. Rather, the law of […]


Weekly News: July 11, 2011

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 jubilee celebrations this evening (July 11) at 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Monastery. Commemorating 60 years of vows with the community are Fathers Tom Fix, Tom Lind, Vincent […]