Weekly News: July 23, 2012

The Opening Mass at the General Conference
General Conference ends
As noted last week, SCJs and staff from around the world gathered in Neustadt, Germany, July 15-21, for the 8th General Conference. The theme was “Educare,” a holistic and encompassing view of the education of youth from a Dehonian perspective.
Fr. Olav Hamelijnk was part of Tuesday evening's […]


Weekly News: July 16, 2012

Fr. Ziggy Morawiec talks about his experience as an immigrant working in the United States. More photos are available at www.scjusa.smugmug.com.
Wellness, social justice and province finances focus of July assembly
Beginning with the province jubilee celebrations last Monday, the provincial assembly ran through midday on Thursday, July 12. Activities were split between Sacred Heart Monastery/School of […]


Over 40 countries represented at General Conference

The SCJ conference center in Neustadt, Germany, is host to the General Conference

General Conference focuses on education: in the classroom and beyond
Over 80 people from around the world will gather July 16-21 in Neustadt, Germany, for “Educare,” the 8th General Conference of the congregation.
The tradition of the general conference began in 1969. Held at the […]


Province Assembly

Fr. Ed Kilianski introduces Wednesday's presentations
Wellness, social justice and province finances focus of July assembly

Beginning with the province jubilee celebrations on Monday night, the U.S. Province held its summer assembly July 9-12 at the Provincial Conference Center in Hales Corners, Wis.
Justin Krenke with the Comedy Sportz team
Each day of the assembly had a theme, beginning […]


Br. Tim Murphy dies

Br. Tim Murphy, SCJ
Br. Timothy Murphy, SCJ, died July 12, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis..  He had been there since July 1st after suffering a seizure, and later, a heart attack.
Br. Tim was 74 years old. He professed his first vows in August, 1965, and his final vows in August, 1968.
His first assignments were in […]


Weekly News, July 9, 2012

Teachers and students in this summer's ESL program at Sacred Heart School of Theology (photo courtesy of SHST).
Classes begin
Last week the summer ESL program (English as a Second Language) got underway at Sacred Heart School of Theology. This is one of the largest summer classes in recent years: 35 students representing 11 countries […]


Celebrating 320 years of religious life!

Jubilarians after their celebration Mass: Fr. Bernie Rosinski (60 years), Fr. Mark Fortner (50), Fr. Don Barnd (60), Fr. Tom Cassidy (50) and Fr. Pat Lloyd (50). Not pictured is Fr. Steve Pujdak who was unable to attend due to recent surgery.
Click here to view the photos from the jubilee Mass.
Four golden and two […]


Weekly News: July 2, 2012

Happy Independence Day!
A reminder: the Provincialate Offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday (July 3-4) to commemorate Independence Day. We’ll be back for a full day on Thursday, but then remember that several people take advantage of summer hours and are gone on Friday afternoon.
Jacquelyn Nasby
Also, we have a few new faces in the building. […]