Congratulations DEACON Henry
On May 7, Henry Nguyen, SCJ, was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Joseph Potocnak, SCJ, bishop emeritus of De Aar, South Africa. The ceremony took place at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology where Dn. Henry earned his M.Div the day beforeRead More
Planning for a Dehonian future
How to ensure that Dehonian Spirituality continues to thrive in the United States? What is a Dehonian ministry? What should a Dehonian community look like? These are just some of the questions members of the Provincial Council addressed during their April 5-6 planning retreat in South Dakota.Read more
Feast of the Annunciation
In his homily for the feast of the Annunciation Fr. John Czyzynski, SCJ, says that “as we celebrate this feast of the Annunciation we ask through the intercession of Jesus and Mary that we might be convinced, like Fr. Dehon, of God’s tremendous love for us, that love which became incarnate in Jesus and is symbolized by His pierced Heart.”Read More
Remembering Fr. Johnny Klingler
On Saturday, March 12, Fr. Johnny Klinger, SCJ, died. Originally from Paterson, NJ, he was 86, professed his first vows in 1963, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1967. He served as provincial superior of the US Province from 1977-1983, and as General Councilor from 1985-1991. Fr. Johnny spent many years in administration, but his passion was always for social justice and working with the poor. In 2017, a social justice award was named in his honor.
"It matters to all of us"
“Every Polish SCJ community and parish, as well as retreat and formation houses, are encouraged to receive as many refugee families as they can,” writes Fr. Andrzej Sudol. Originally from Poland, Fr. Andrzej has been a member of the US Province for many years. He reflects on the attack on Ukraine and the efforts of so many to help its people.Read More
A new Provincial Superior!
On Wednesday, February 2, Fr. Vien Nguyen, SCJ, was installed as the 16th provincial superior of the US Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. “Please pray for me that I have the ear to listen attentively to the different voices in the province, the eye to see clearly the direction for the province, and the heart to be pastoral and compassionate to all,” said Fr. Vien.Read More
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