Weekly News: March 29, 2021

The Resurrection Father, in your plan of love, You raised your Son, Jesus, And established Him as Lord, the heart of humanity And the hope of salvation to all who listen to his voice. Like Mary Magdalene, searching the garden of the empty tomb, We wish to recognize the voice of the Risen One Who […]


Weekly News: March 22, 2021

Dehon Lecture addresses the challenges of race and interculturality “We must shape our parishes and institutions to be oases of hospitality where all are welcome,” said Bishop Joseph Perry. Bishop Perry, auxiliary bishop of Chicago, was the presenter at the March 17th Dehon Lecture at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. His topic: “The Canonization […]


The continuing challenge of race and interculturality

“We must shape our parishes and institutions to be oases of hospitality where all are welcome,” said Bishop Joseph Perry. Bishop Perry, auxiliary bishop of Chicago, was the presenter at today’s Dehon Lecture at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. His topic: “The Canonization of Fr. Augustus Tolton: Significance for Race Relations and Interculturality.” […]


Please pray for the distribution and implementation of the COVID-19 vaccines. May they be distributed as quickly and as equitably as possible so that we can all return to a more “normal” and safer way of life in our schools, places of work, places of recreation, and in our churches.


Stop the hate

Frater Henry Bui Nguyen, SCJ, is a seminarian currently doing his pastoral year in Ecuador. Far from home, he has kept up with news of the attacks in the United States against those of Asian background. Although Frater Henry was born in the US and grew up in California, his family is from Vietnam. He […]


Weekly News: March 15, 2021

Celebrating Fr. Dehon and Dehonian vocations Yesterday, March 14, was the 178th anniversary of the birth of Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). Communities and ministries throughout the world commemorated the day with celebrations and prayer. Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Houston held special Founder’s Day Masses […]


Weekly News: March 8, 2021

Congratulations! Congratulations to Frater Phong (Paul) Hoang, SCJ, who received the Ministry of Acolyte on March 4 during Mass with the Sacred Heart Monastery community. Frater Phong, 28, is a seminarian at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. He professed his first vows with the Priests of the Sacred Heart in 2018. Frater Phong […]


Studies, community life and ministry in Ecuador

Frater Henry Bui Nguyen, SCJ, is doing the second half of his pastoral year in Ecuador. He recently wrote a reflection on his first months there: I have been in Bahia de Caraquez for the past two months after ascending down the mountain, or the sierra (Quito) as it’s known here, six hours later arriving […]


Weekly News: March 1, 2021

Preparing for the Resurrection Fr. Hendrik Ardianto and Fr. Frank Wittouck (pictured above) are the most recent SCJs to share reflections for the Lenten e-blast, “Preparing for the Resurrection.” “Our life is always full of signs,” writes Fr. Ardi, writing about the readings for February 24. “Signs don’t just stand by themselves, they always have […]