Feast of the Sacred Heart

Feast of the Sacred Heart is next Friday, June 7. As is tradition, the superior general and his council wrote a letter to commemorate the congregation’s feast day. “Our vocation and mission [is] a prophecy of love and a service of reconciliation,” starts Fr. General in his letter. “Father Dehon expected his religious to be prophets of love and servants of reconciliation of people and the world in Christ.”

Weekly News: May 28, 2013

Preparing for a new administration, website updates, invitation to submit news items, Fr. Bernie Rosinski’s last blog post from the Philippines, London project, prayer request, alumni remembers time at IHM, birthdays in June, and Congolese SCJs sponsor workshop on youth.

A prayer for Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day Grant peace to the souls of all those soldiers who died in war.
We remember the tears and grief of their families,
The pain of mothers, wives, husbands and children
Who lost precious loved ones.
To build a meaningful memorial to them,
We ask God to give us all the […]

Reaching out to Congolese youth

Many of Kisangani’s youth have only known a life of war and violence. Calm is often just a brief breath of fresh air in the midst of protest and conflict. The city is the third largest in the Democratic Republic of Congo and it reflects much of the struggles of the country itself. In the midst of this, the Priests of the Sacred Heart created “Gradi-Jeunes.”

Provincial Chapter

[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. ] Every six years the province holds a chapter  — in part — to prepare for the General Chapter, which takes place a year later, at the Generalate in Rome.

Major Superiors Meeting

[ November 4, 2013 to November 9, 2013. ] The provincial, regional and district superiors of the congregation will meet at the Generalate in Rome.

North American Conference

[ September 24, 2013 to September 27, 2013. ] SCJs from Canada and the United States will gather in Hales Corners for the North American Conference, the concluding moment of the general visitation.

Province Jubilee Celebrations

[ September 23, 2013; 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The province will celebrate the jubilees of religious profession of Fr. Frank Clancy, Fr. Johnny Klingler, Fr. Larry Rucker and Fr. Jim Schroeder,

Installation of New Administration

[ August 1, 2013; ] The new provincial superior and council will be installed during a ceremony at Sacred Heart Monastery/School of Theology. The time has not yet been determined.

International SCJ Secretaries Meeting, Rome

[ June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. ] The provincial, regional and district secretaries from around the congregation will meet at the Generalate in Rome. Fr. Terry Langley will represent the U.S. Province.