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The first wall goes up at the new Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake! Located across from Sacred Heart Monastery/ School of Theology, Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake will include units for members of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (both retired and those in full-time ministry), as well as for the general public aged 55 […]


Necrology of the Canadian Region and US Province

Death in the Sacred Heart is a happy one. All our deceased have offered their lives for the reign of the Sacred Heart.
-Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart
JANUARY
1     Fr. Francis Schneider, 1947
1     Fr. Godfridus Raymakers, 2008
1     Fr. Gerard Schoonebeek 2010
2     Fr. Cornelius Aarden 1976
3     Fr. Richard […]






Hometown Encounter in South Africa

Fr. John (left) with Dn. Michael Benedict, a member of the Indian District doing his internship with Fr. John, and Sr. Cathy Thomas
“We realized that we got far more than we bargained for when we casually decided to make a trip to Middelburg to meet an interesting man from my hometown,” wrote Barbara Tedrow.
On the […]


“God has been good to me”

“God has been good to me”
Retired bishop reflects on his years in South Africa

After 36 years in South Africa, the last 17 as bishop of the Diocese of De Aar, Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ (pictured above),is back in the United States for more than just a vacation. He’s doing something he had not given much […]


1st Indian SCJ reflects on vocation

“These SCJs were a part of my call… I was touched by their spirit”
Member of first Indian profession class reflects on his own vocation and the young District of India
So what is it like to be a pioneer?
“Good,” said Fr. Placido Rebelo, SCJ, though he doesn’t label himself as a pioneer. “I have a […]


Indonesia to American West

Indonesian SCJ compares reality of the American West to childhood reading
As a child, Fr. Christianus Hendrik, SCJ, read books about the American West. Karl May, a German author well-known in Europe for his stories of an Apache chief, was a favorite. Through the books, Fr. Hendrik developed a child’s impression of the West, filled with […]