Mark your calendar!
Dehon Lecture – Journalist Austen Ivereigh will be the featured speaker at the November 13 Dehon Lecture at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. The lecture begins at 9:00 a.m., Eucharist will be at 11:15 a.m. and the Response Panel will be at 1:00 p.m. Respondents include Fr. Stefan Tertünte, SCJ (director of the Centro Studi Dehoniani), Kurt Martens and Peter Casarella. The day’s activities will conclude by 4:00 p.m.
Provincial Conference – “Our Future: Together in Community and Ministry, Part III,” will take place January 7-9, 2020, in Hales Corners. The focus of the 2020 conference will be ministry, building on the work done in the previous two conferences. Sr. Cathy Bertrand will serve as facilitator. Click here to read Fr. Ed Kilianski’s November 7, 2019, letter about the conference.
2020 US Provincial Assembly and Jubilee Celebration – The 2020 US Provincial Assembly be June 9-12, beginning Tuesday morning and concluding midday on Friday. The Province Jubilee Celebration will be Monday, June 8. Among those celebrating jubilees in 2020: Fr. Joseph-Thien Dinh, Fr. Quang Nguyen, Br. Andy Gancarczyk and Fr. Ed Zemlik (25 years); Fr. Christianus Hendrik and Fr. Andrzej Sudol (30 years); Fr. Byron Haaland and Br. Ray Kozuch (50 years) and Br. Bernard Taube (70 years).
Other calendar items – Future council meeting dates: December 17-18, January 21-22, March 3-4, May 5-6 (budgets) and the evening of June 11 (advancements in formation). The joint meeting of the two North American administrations will be in Toronto (Mississauga) on Friday, December 6. The dates of the 2021 US Province Election Assembly will be set during the December council meeting.