Weekly News: November 23, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! The Provincial Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 26-27) for Thanksgiving. Have a blessed holiday! What are you thankful for? Our formation community continues its video work, this time interviewing several members of the SCJ community living at Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake. In a year with many challenges several Dehonians […]


Being together, virtually

“It is so good to see your faces, to hear your voices” -Fr. Stephen Huffstetter, vicar general   Adapt, adapt, adapt! That is the mantra of 2020 as people throughout the world make adjustments due to the pandemic. Liturgies and ceremonies are livestreamed, classes are online, and even family gatherings have moved to Zoom. On […]


Weekly News: November 16, 2020

SHSM specializes in fresh starts The 38 houses in Sacred Heart Southern Missions’ Dehon Village have been called home by hundreds of families for more than two decades. Offering a fresh start, these houses provide safety, security and hope for people – often facing homelessness – while they repair their credit, look for work and […]


Weekly News: November 9, 2020

Vocation inspired by a miracle Fr. Albertus Joni, SCJ, is featured in the most recent video produced by our formation community. Professed in 2006, Fr. Joni credits a miracle for helping him to discover his vocation. When he was 10, he developed a significant limp. Frustrated after doctors were unable to determine a cause, his […]


Weekly News: November 2, 2020

On All Souls Day… May we never lose hope “May we never lose our memories as a family, a people. May we never lose hope, always contemplating the horizon, always looking ahead. May God grant us the grace to recognize the lights that accompany us to where He awaits us with so much love.” -Pope […]


Weekly News: October 26, 2020

“It feels good to be back with my SCJ brothers! After months of delay due to the pandemic, Fr. Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas, SCJ, arrived in Ecuador on October 19 to join the Dehonian mission there. “It feels good to be back with my SCJ brothers,” he said. Fr. Juancho is pictured above. “I have always […]


“It feels good to be back with my SCJ brothers”

“If there is anything that is for sure in our lives it is that we will experience many transitions, changes, and experiences and that many of those may come to us when we least expect them. Surely this is one of lessons we have learned from the pandemic which has changed lives around the world.” […]


Student videos

LIGHTS! CAMERA!! ACTION!!! Our students in formation have been busy putting together a variety of videos, both serious and not-so-serious, to give a window into the life of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) and especially, the formation community. Click on any (or all!) of the video links below. We also invite you to […]


Prayer for the elections

  Lord God, as the election approaches, we seek to better understand the issues and concerns that confront our city/state/country, and how the Gospel compels us to respond as faithful citizens in our community. We ask for eyes that are free from blindness so that we might see each other as brothers and sisters, one […]


Weekly News: October 19, 2020

Our students, in their own words Each year we ask our students in formation to introduce themselves in their own words. Reflecting the diversity of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians), as well as the Church itself, they represent a wide variety of cultural, educational and professional backgrounds. Yet they all have the same […]