Weekly news: October 28, 2019

We remember
This week we commemorate All Saints Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls Day (Nov. 2). As we pray for those who have gone before us, let us remember in a special way Fr. Bill Pitcavage, SCJ, who died earlier this year (March 22, 2019). May we also remember:
Mike Grieger, the husband of Mary Grieger, […]


Weekly News: October 21, 2019

Building Sacred Bridges
Fr. Anthony leads a prayer service at the start of Native American Day. Native American Studies teacher LaRayne Woster is pictured above with a student.
“Sacred Bridges” was the theme of the October 13-14 Mission Education conference hosted by St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, SD.
“We are surrounded by Sacred Bridges but we have to […]


Building “Sacred Bridges”

St. Joseph’s Indian School hosts 2019 Mission Education Conference
Mary Balistreri, province healthcare director, participates in the smudging ritual
“Sacred Bridges” was the theme of the 2019 Mission Education conference. Held approximately every three years, Mission Education is a time for employees and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to learn about Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of […]


Weekly News: October 14, 2019

Mission Education in South Dakota
Held approximately every three years, Mission Education is a time for employees and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to learn about Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, as well as the congregation that carries on his dreams. It is also a time for co-workers across […]


Celebrating 25 years of the Dehonian presence in India

The first Dehonian missionaries arrived in India on October 6, 1994. For two days, October 5-6, the Indian District celebrated the 25th anniversary of their arrival with prayer, performances, historical presentations, and of course, food!
Dehonians from around the world, including Fr. Carlos Luis Suarez Cordorniú, superior general, and Fr. Pedro Iglesias Curto, secretary general, were […]