Back to school!
Today, August 26, is the first day of classes for students at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. On Wednesday, Fr. Raúl Goméz-Ruiz, SDS, will be installed by Fr. Ed Kilianski, SCJ, as the new SHSST president-rector during the Opening Eucharist at 4:30 p.m.
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Our four new novices: Thuan, Thien, Hung and Truc
Four enter novitiate
On August 14, Thien Nguyen, Thuan Nguyen, Truc Van Tran and Hung Pham entered the novitiate during a ceremony at the Sacred Heart Novitiate chapel. Fr. Ed Kilianski, SCJ, provincial superior, received the new novices. Fr. Byron Haaland, SCJ, is novice master, and Fr. Andrzej […]
Huan and Hubert
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After a year of novitiate, John Huan Nguyen and Hubert Senam Kodjovi Liassidji professed their first vows with the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). The profession ceremony took place on August 15, in the main chapel at Sacred Heart Monastery / Sacred Heart Seminary and […]
“The time of novitiate constitutes a privileged period of initiation into the religious life of our Congregation… The novice shall involve himself in an experience of community and evangelical life; he shall be initiated in the practice of the evangelical counsels.”
SCJ Rule of Life, No. 98
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On Wednesday, […]
Remembering the founder, remembering the founding of the congregation
“For Him I lived and for Him I die.” These were the final words spoken by Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, before his death 94 years ago today on August 12, 1925.
In 1878, before making his first profession of vows […]
We received the following prayer request: Please pray for me. My family is going through many difficult struggles. Personally, I am seeking a job and working to overcome health issues. I hope to some day return to the university.
Vow renewal in Houston
Henry, with friends and family
Over the weekend Frater Henry Nguyen, SCJ, renewed his vows at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Houston. He is in Texas this summer doing a CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) program in San Antonio. Fra. Henry writes:
“Fr. Juan Carlos [Castañeda Rojas] received my vows. In Fr. Juan Carlos’ homily, […]
I pray that I may find ways at my age of 52 to serve you Lord in Ministry, with pure ness, obedience and love. I thank you for my late conversion, and pray , that, just like St. Paul, I may find a congregation that will accept me and facilitate your work through me. This […]