Weekly News: February 27, 2012

Fr. Herman Falke and Br. Yohanes Sismadi catch up over lunch in the Dehon House kitchen in 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. […]


“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 cupboards […]


Weekly News: February 20, 2012

Fr. Stephen Huffstetter got into the Valentine's Day spirit last week
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 […]


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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 majority of […]


Weekly News: February 13, 2012

Fr. Ed Kilianski, pastor at OLG Houston, joined parishioners in getting their church ready for its 100th anniversary. Other SCJs who have pitched in include Frs. Ziggy Morawiec and Vien Nguyen.
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 […]


Over 400 gather for Bishop Baaij’s funeral

Bishop Evert Baaij's funeral and burial were February 9 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The bishop lived in South Africa for the past 55 years but remained a member of the US Province.
Remembering Bishop Baaij

Fr. Sanil Michael, SCJ and Fr. Gabryel Kazimierz Angel, SCJ, of the South African Province, as well as Judy […]


Weekly News: February 6, 2012

Fr. Mark Mastin (right) in a medic vehicle during recent training.
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 […]