Weekly News: August 26, 2013

SHST back in session; Fr. Bernie Rosinski hits the books again; prayer requests and remembrances; message from Dehonian youth; September birthdays; Fridge Notes updates; reminder about NACC registration.


First professions

The Priests of the Sacred Heart welcomed two new members to the community on August 15 when James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas (“Juancho”) professed their first vows during a morning liturgy at Sacred Heart School of Theology.


Justin Krenke enters novitiate

During an Adoration service August 14, the Priests of the Sacred Heart welcomed Justin Krenke to the novitiate. View the photo album from the ceremony.


Weekly News: August 19, 2014

James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas profess first vows; Justin Krenke enters novitiate, Fr. Joe Gietl (former SCJ) dies in Texas; prayer request for Fr. Tom Westhoven’s sister; new district established in Vietnam; ESL newsletter available; RSVP reminder.


SCJs welcome two new members and a novice!

On August 14, the Priests of the Sacred Heart welcomed Justin Krenke to the novitiate. The next morning, Justin was an acolyte at the Mass where James Nguyen and Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas professed their first vows.


Reflecting on the readings

Justin with his family after his Entrance to the Novitiate
The following is Justin’s reflection on the two readings done during the Entrance to Novitiate prayer service. The readings follow his reflection.
“The most deadly poison of our time is indifference.” “The opposite of love is not hate, its indifference” These are two quotes that I always […]


New SCJ district inaugurated in Vietnam!

On August 12, the Priests of the Sacred Heart officially established the District of Vietnam, the congregation’s newest entity. During a morning liturgy the formal announcement of the establishment of the district, with the names of its first administration, was read. Over 140 SCJs and guests were crammed into the community chapel to take part in the ceremony.


Weekly News: August 12, 2013

Fr. Dehon commemorated on the anniversary of his death; Bishop Zolile ordained for service to the Diocese of Kokstad, South Africa; social service program in the Philippines rebuilds after flooding; calendar items and upcoming events; updates.


Kasanag Daughters foundation rebuilds after the flood

Two years ago, the river running through Cagayan de Oro, a Philippine city on the island of Mindanao, burst its boundaries in the midst of epic rains. People were swept away in the raging waters; homes and businesses were damaged, including that of the Kasanag Daughters Foundation.


Provincial Council Meeting

[ May 14, 2014 to May 15, 2014. ] Typically the Provincial Council will spend the first morning of its meeting in faith sharing. The business portion will begin in the afternoon and continue into the next day as needed.