SCJs’ eldest bishop dies

Fr. Peter Surdel, provincial superior of South Africa, with Bishop Evert Baaij during a visit in 2010.

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 […]

Weekly News: January 30, 2012

Archbishop Listecki (center) visited SHST last week. Fr. Jan de Jong, SCJ, rector, is pictured on the right.
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 […]

New job, same home

Fr. Claudio Siebenaler speaks at the European Conference held at Clairefontaine, Belgium, last year. What is now a conference center in the small Belgian town was once his high school.
“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 […]

Weekly News: January 23, 2012

Fr. Ed Zemlik visiting with students at Sacred Heart School in Southaven, Miss. Fr. Ed recently completed his assignment in Mississippi and is now taking part in a sabbatical program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. His new contact information is posted below.
Fr. Ed Zemlik has joined the Dehon Formation Community in Chicago for the […]

Weekly News, January 16, 2012

On January 16 we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his crusade for civil rights for all
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 […]

SCJ takes ESL training to Asia

Br. Long Nguyen at a recent province gathering.
“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, […]

Weekly News: January 9, 2012

Phase 2 of Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake is going up quickly. Builders anticipate getting a roof on the new section by the end of January.
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 […]

Province Assembly

[ July 9, 2012 4:30 pm to July 12, 2012 12:30 am. ] 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

[ June 28, 2012; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] The Provincial Council will meet by conference call to review formation advancements.

Feast of the Sacred Heart

[ June 15, 2012; 12:00 am; ] 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