Weekly News: March 30, 2020

Continuing to reflect and adapt “Do not allow the daily news to carry us away from our focus on Jesus,” said Frater Long Nguyen, SCJ (pictured at the top of the page), reflecting on the impact of COVID-19 during yesterday’s gospel reflection. “How do we continue to live in the world in light of the […]


Reflections: Frater Long Nguyen, SCJ

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Frater Long Nguyen, SCJ, a member of the Mississippi community. It is his reflection on the Gospel reading for the fifth Sunday of Lent […]


Reflections: Fr. Christianus Hendrik, SCJ

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Fr. Christianus Hendrik, SCJ, a member of the South Dakota community who also serves on the Provincial Council. Surely, this is one of […]


Reflections: Pam (Godsell) Milczarski

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Pam Milczarski, Major Gifts Manager for the Province Development Office. During this health crisis, I am often asked, “How are you?”  “How is […]


Reflections: Fr. Byron Haaland, SCJ

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Fr. Byron Haaland, SCJ, Novice Master for the US Province. My dad was a builder of homes. This meant that he would spend […]


Reflections: Fr. Dominic Peluse, SCJ

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Fr. Dominic Peluse, SCJ, Spiritual Director of the Province Development Office. After having ministered at many parishes as a deacon and then as a priest, […]


Reflections: Kory Christianson

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Kory Christianson, Executive Director of Development for St. Joseph’s Indian School. The coronavirus affects us in significant ways. It has created health and […]


Reflections: Steve Koepke

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Steve Koepke, Director of Donor Relations for Sacred Heart Southern Missions in Mississippi. Life for me has become almost surreal. So much seems […]


Weekly News: March 23, 2020

Dehonians reflect on the impact of COVID-19 We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following are excerpts from those shared by Fr. Vien Nguyen, Fr. John Czyzynski, Frater Henry Nguyen, David Schimmel, Br. Diego […]


Reflections: Fr. Vien Nguyen, SCJ

We invite Dehonians, co-workers and other collaborators in SCJ ministry to share their personal reflections regarding the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in their lives and their communities. The following is from Fr. Vien Nguyen, SCJ, an assistant professor of Scripture Studies at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered […]