Weekly News: May 29, 2012

Heading home After spending much of April and May in the Philippine Region teaching English, Fr. Johnny Klingler, SCJ, is getting ready to return to the States. “The time passed quickly as my days were full,” wrote Fr. Johnny on the province blog. “It was a very good experience. I saw the progress that the […]


Open to the all-embracing Heart of Jesus

Fr. General’s letter for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, June 15, 2012 Each year the general administration of the Priests of the Sacred Heart publishes a letter on the occasion of its feast day. A prayer service for the day has also been prepared. Click here to download the PDF of it. […]


Weekly News: May 21, 2012

End of the school year Students from St. Martin of Tours Parish in Franklin, Wis., were at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology on retreat last week. On Tuesday, it was the eighth-graders preparing for graduation. Thursday, it was the fifth through seventh grade students. On both days, Fr. Thi Pham, SCJ, associate pastor of St. […]


The heart of a missionary

SCJ didn’t want to get “too comfortable” Although the summer ESL program doesn’t begin for another month, one of its students is already at Sacred Heart School of Theology getting a head start: Fr. Agustinus Guntoro, SCJ. Originally from the Indonesian Province, Fr. Guntoro, 38, was ordained to the priesthood in 2003. As he was […]


Weekly News: May 14, 2012

“I have never felt more Catholic in my life” These were the words expressed by Fr. Tim Gray, SCJ, reflecting on his recent trip to the Holy Land. “I was completely overwhelmed by the churches, especially in the Old City of Jerusalem – the history and the people,” he wrote.  “In my travels I have […]


SHST launches trial program for “pastoral” Spanish

Concentrated course helps prepare students for the Church’s growing Hispanic population Learning a new language as an adult is difficult. Going back to school after many years in the workforce is challenging. Discerning a call to ministry at the same time? Very challenging! Yet that is what many seminarians at Sacred Heart School of Theology […]


Weekly News: May 7, 2012

A (brief) Canadian invasion The SCJs of Canada and the United States have long had a close and collaborative connection. The two countries have had shared novitiates and other formation programs, and SCJs have crossed borders for ministry and studies. During preparations for the 1991 General Chapter the administrations of each entity began a tradition […]