Weekly News: May 21, 2018

Celebrating and remembering
Fr. Bob welcomes people to the celebration
The Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) have had a formation program in Chicago since 1971. This summer, the formation community will become a part of Sacred Heart Monastery. Undergraduates will go to Milwaukee area universities and theology students will attend Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology.
The […]


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Please pray for my uncle who is quietly battling cancer.


Celebrating and remembering

“May our farewell express our affection for all who were a part of this history… Let us also be thankful for the gifts of God’s grace that flowed in and through the many people who passed through our SCJ formation houses in Chicago. “
-Fr. Bob Tucker, SCJ
 
The Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) have had […]


Weekly News: May 14, 2018

Open Hearts
From May 7-11, SCJs from Canada and the United States gathered at the Siena Center in Racine, WI, for the second of two Dehonian Retreats titled “Open Hearts / Cœur Overts.” The first was in suburban Toronto in August, 2017. The retreats were initiated by the North American councils during one of their joint […]


Fr. Joe Doscher dies in suburban Milwaukee

Fr. Joseph Doscher, SCJ, died early this morning, May 14, in suburban Milwaukee. He was 84.
Fr. Joe (wheelchair) at the 2016 jubilee celebrations.
A native of Deans County, NJ, he served in Europe in the US Army for three years before beginning his discernment with the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). He professed his first […]


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Please keep in prayer those affected by natural disasters, especially the many people of Puerto Rico still without electricity after last year’s storms, and now those who may lose their homes in Hawaii because of the volcano. Let us always remember that we are each other’s brothers and sisters.


Weekly News: May 7, 2018

Why am I a brother?
May 1, the feast of St. Joseph, was the second annual Religious Brothers Day. Br. Diego Diaz (pictured above on the left), a Dehonian from Argentina studying ESL at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, wrote on the province blog about his vocation.
“Many ask me why I am a brother […]


Bishop-elect meets with the pope

On Thursday, May 3, Fr. Heiner Wilmer, SCJ, former Dehonian superior general and now bishop-elect of the diocese of Hildesheim, visited with Pope Francis. Soon after, Fr. Bernd Hagenkord of the Vatican News did an interview with him.
In German, the two spoke about the meeting with the pope, and about Fr. Heiner’s new assignment. Fr. […]