Weekly News: November 26, 2012

SCJ Memorial Day
November 26 is commemorated throughout the congregation as “SCJ Memorial Day,” a time to remember in a special way those SCJs who have given their lives in ministry. Among them were Bishop Joseph Wittebols and 27 other SCJs who died during the 1964 Simba rebellion in the Congo. Today, November 26, is the […]


Weekly News: November 19, 2012

Participants at the North American administrations meeting: Fr. Maurice Légaré, Fr. Jack Kurps, Br. Duane Lemke, Fr. Tom Cassidy, Fr. Bill Marrevee, Fr. Byron Haaland, Fr. Paul Tennyson, Fr. Ed Kilianski, Fr. Richard Woodbury and Fr. Terry Langley
The impact of SCJs in North America
“What is the gift we bring to the Church in North America […]


Last days in Rome

As noted previously, Fr. Bernie Rosinski, SCJ, is among those on a pilgrimage to Rome organized by the province development office. What follows is his final blog post from the trip: This is the last pilgrimage blog from this reporter. … Continue reading


Weekly News: November 12, 2012

Fr. Stephen Huffstetter spoke at the dedication of the South Dakota Veterans Memorial. Many SCJ veterans with South Dakota ties are commemorated at the park.
Remembering our veterans
In many communities this past weekend it was a time of parades and other celebrations commemorating the service and sacrifice of those who served in the military. Veteran’s Day […]


The sites of Rome and Mass at the Generalate

As noted previously, Fr. Bernie Rosinski, SCJ, is among those on a pilgrimage to Rome organized by the province development office. Today he writes about several visits of the group in  the city, as well as Mass celebrated at the … Continue reading


SHST literally breaking ground in study of biblical history

Fr. Charles Brown celebrating Mass along the Sea of Galilee

A hands-on connection to the life of Jesus
Much can be learned about a place through books, class work and the shared impressions of others. This is how most people come to know of the Holy Land, about the life of Jesus and his first disciples.
“But to […]


Visiting the “City of Peace,” Assisi

As noted previously, Fr. Bernie Rosinski, SCJ, is among those on a pilgrimage to Rome organized by the province development office. Today he writes about the group’s visit to Assisi: The pilgrim group visited the city of peace, Assisi in … Continue reading


An audience with the Pope

As noted yesterday, Fr. Bernie Rosinski, SCJ, is among those on a pilgrimage to Rome organized by the province development office. Fr. Bernie wrote the following at the end of a day that included attendance at the papal audience in … Continue reading


A prayer for the students, and the school

Fr. Egide Safari, SCJ, a member of the Congolese Province, recently wrote about the start of the new school year at one of the province’s schools, St. Clement. The following is paraphrased from the original French: St. Clement in Kinshasa … Continue reading


The beauty of Rome

Fr. Bernie Rosinski, SCJ, is among those on a pilgrimage to Rome organized by the province development office. The city is a place he knows well after years of both study and work in Italy. Fr. Bernie wrote the following … Continue reading