Weekly News: February 27, 2012

The world converges on Daly Avenue Walk into the kitchen at the SCJs’ house on Daly Avenue in Ottawa and you can literally taste the international flavor of the community. One evening it is chicken filled with Indonesian spices. But on another night it could be food from Cameroon, Congo, the Philippines or Holland. The […]


“We the Congregation” in downtown Ottawa

The world converges on Daly Avenue Walk into the kitchen at the SCJs’ house on Daly Avenue in Ottawa and you can literally taste the international flavor of the community. One evening it is chicken filled with Indonesian spices. But on another night it could be food from Cameroon, Congo, the Philippines or Holland. The […]


Weekly News: February 20, 2012

Busy weekend at St. Joe’s As you can see from the photo above, Fr. Stephen Huffstetter, executive director of St. Joseph’s Indian School in South Dakota, really got into the spirit of Valentine’s Day. He wrote about getting his temporary tattoo, as well as other events of the weekend, on the school’s blog: “Grades 1-5 […]


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SCJ agency prepares first-time home buyers

Workshops help those new to home ownership stay in their homes In March, Sacred Heart Southern Missions Housing Corporation will begin a series of workshops on the use of credit, especially in regards to mortgages. The series runs through August. “The classes have become very popular in the past four to five years because the […]


Weekly News: February 13, 2012

Celebrating 100 years at OLG a month at a time Fr. Ed Kilianski, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Houston, writes the following about OLG’s 100th anniversary year: “A lot is happening at Our Lady of Guadalupe these days in preparation for our 100th anniversary.  Our pews were taken in January to be […]


Over 400 gather for Bishop Baaij’s funeral

Remembering Bishop Baaij Fr. Sanil Michael, SCJ and Fr. Gabryel Kazimierz Angel, SCJ, of the South African Province, as well as Judy Boland, manager of the Nazareth retirement community where Bishop Baaij spent the past 25 years, contributed to this story A cool and slightly overcast summer’s day was the setting for the Funeral Mass […]


Weekly News: February 6, 2012

Ministry of presence is vital Fr. Mark Mastin, in his first full year as a chaplain with the U.S. Army, recently wrote with an update: “My last communication described my time in the cold with 40 mph winds in the midst of desert training in the United States. I had real life experiences there including […]