SCJs’ eldest bishop dies

He called South Africa home Bishop Evert Baaij, SCJ, retired bishop of Aliwal North, South Africa, died January 31. He passed away at Nazareth House, a senior living community, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Struggling with heart issues in his last days, the bishop was surrounded by many of the religious sisters whom he knew […]


Weekly News: January 30, 2012

Archbishop visits SHST Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee made a visit to Sacred Heart School of Theology last Wednesday during which he celebrated Mass with students, faculty and staff. Sacred Heart is the nation’s largest seminary specializing in adult vocations to the priesthood, but it is also where the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee […]


New job, same home

“Availability is a part of our charism. It is who we are as SCJs.” -Fr. Claudio Siebenaler, SCJ “It’s not so important what you are doing but how you are doing it. If you do a job with love and joy, that’s what is important. Not the particular job itself.” The quote comes from Fr. […]


Weekly News: January 23, 2012

Updates Fr. Ed Zemlik has joined the Dehon Formation Community in Chicago for the winter semester. He is enrolled in Catholic Theological Union’s Hesburgh Sabbatical Program. His new contact information: 1421 E. 53rd St. Chicago, IL 60615-4501 Phone: 773-363-1326, ext. 226 Fr. Charles Yost recently moved from Pinellas Park, Fl., to join the Sacred Heart […]


Weekly News, January 16, 2012

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr SCJ takes ESL training to the Philippines On January 15 Br. Long Nguyen boarded a plane for his first overseas journey. His destination? The Philippines. “It’s funny, […]


SCJ takes ESL training to Asia

“This is an excellent opportunity to share… the lived reality of the Priests of the Sacred Heart in other parts of the world” -Br. Long Nguyen, SCJ After earning a teaching certificate last year from the Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute (WESLI) Br. Long Nguyen, SCJ, is going to do a bit of […]


Weekly News: January 9, 2012

New wing takes shape As you can see from the photo above, the second stage of Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake is quickly taking shape. This section will include the “Main Street” area (a large chapel, dining and recreation room, coffee shop, banking and other facilities) as well as apartments for the general public aged […]


Province Assembly

The membership of the U.S. Province will gather July 9-12 for an assembly in Hales Corners. It will begin Monday, July 9 with the Province Jubilee Celebrations and end at noon on Thursday, July 12.


Provincial Council Meeting

The Provincial Council will meet by conference call to review formation advancements.


Feast of the Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Monastery will host a special celebration on Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 15. For more information contact Fr. Dominic’s office at 414-425-3383, or outside of Milwaukee at 800-448-7674