Weekly News: July 23, 2012

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. In the closing session of the conference, Fr. José Ornelas Carvalho, superior […]


Weekly News: July 16, 2012

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 Theology and the Province Conference Center. Each day of the assembly had a theme, beginning with wellness issues on […]


Over 40 countries represented at 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 midpoint of a superior general’s term the themes have varied […]


Province Assembly

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. Each day of the assembly had a theme, beginning with wellness issues on Tuesday followed by evening of […]


Br. Tim Murphy dies

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 vocation […]


Weekly News, July 9, 2012

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 including Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nicaragua, Poland, Spain, Venezuela, and Vietnam. […]


Celebrating 320 years of religious life!

Click here to view the photos from the jubilee Mass. Four golden and two diamond jubilarians On Monday, July 9, the U.S. Province celebrates 320 years of religious life during its annual jubilee celebration. Frs. Thomas Cassidy, Mark Fortner, Patrick Lloyd and Steve Pujdak note 50 years of vows with the Priests of the Sacred […]


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. Also, we have a few new faces in the […]