Weekly News: August 27, 2012

“Where I feel that I belong” On Tuesday, August 14, James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castaneda Rojas were received into the novitiate during a prayer service at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology. Fr. John Czyzynski, SCJ, is their novice master. Reflecting on the novitiate, Juan Carlos, or “Juancho,” as he is known in the formation […]


Toronto community reflects internationality of congregation

“Internationality is essential to our development as a congregation. All of us here are a result of the congregation’s commitment to mission.” Fr. José Ornelas Carvalho, SCJ, Superior General, speaking to major superiors at their July meeting in Neustadt, Germany It only took five years for the Priests of the Sacred Heart to move beyond […]


Two enter novitiate

First steps on the road to religious life On Tuesday, August 14, James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castaneda Rojas were received into the novitiate for the U.S. Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart during a prayer service at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology. Fr. John Czyzynski, SCJ, is their novice master. Reflecting on […]


Weekly News: August 13, 2012

Remembering the founder “For him I lived, for him I die. He is my everything, my life, my death and my eternity,” said Fr. Leo John Dehon, pointing at a portrait of the Sacred Heart just moments before his death. Yesterday, August 12, was the 87th anniversary of the death of Fr. Dehon, founder of […]


Weekly News: August 6, 2012

Welcoming new novices On August 14 James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castaneda Rojas will enter the novitiate. There will be a ceremony at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology with a luncheon following. All SCJs are welcome to attend. SCJ team at Marian Days Br. Long Phi Nguyen, SCJ and Keith Burdick of […]