Weekly News: January 26, 2015

New entries on the province blog from Fr. John Czyzynski and Fr. Tom Cassidy; Lenten reflections available from Dehonian Associates Office; ESL alumna serves on international Dehonian Family Committee; prayer requests; preparations for the 2015 General Chapter; February birthdays.

ESL alumna helps lead international Dehonian Family efforts

In May, 2014, approximately 35 members of the Dehonian Family –– SCJ and lay from around the world –– came together to discuss ways in which the Dehonian charism and can be lived and shared beyond professed members of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. Among those who took part in the meeting was Ida Coelho, a Lay Dehonian from Brazil and an alumna of SHSST’s ESL program.

Health care program benefits school benefactors

The “St. Joseph’s Health Access and Discount Program” provides access to a board-certified doctors via telephone (TeleConsults) or computer/mobile device (eConsults) for less money than most co-pays. In addition, the program offers savings and discounts on other medical services. Licensed nurses are available 24/7 and can be consulted at no charge.

March 14, 2014 thru January 16, 2015

 January 16, 2015 How might you stretch your heart open in continuous conversion regarding the plight of immigrants and refugees? What is your experience of a two-way cultural enrichment and sharing? In what one, specific way can you meet the basic needs of those around you, and by doing so, best respond to God’s love? Read More…

March 14, 2014 thru January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 January 18, 2015, is the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees. In your kindness throughout the coming week, please remember in your prayer all people whose circumstances force them to move from their homeland and all those who welcome them to a new land. Becoming Neighbours created a Prayer Service for Read More…

March 21, 2014 thru January 22, 2015

Fr. Dehon’s first appointment was to an industrial town called St. Quentin, north of Paris, France. It was here that he immediately recognized that working conditions, housing, and the quality of the factory workers’ lives were appalling, as they lived in dire poverty. Fr. Dehon jumped into the dirty, tired world of St. Quentin with Read More…

March 21, 2014 thru December 19, 2014

<strong style=”color: #ff0000;”>December 19, 2014</strong> “The great work of Jesus was the Church. He founded it upon the faith of Peter and upon the authority of the apostles.” As Fr. Dehon concludes his series of meditations on the <em>Priestly Heart of Jesus</em>, he wants priests to appreciate how they collaborate in this great work, and Read More…

March 14, 2014 thru January 9, 2015

January 9, 2015 The most striking feature of this image of the Heart of Jesus seems to be the energy or movement of the figure; this Heart of Jesus is not serene. His backward-streaming hair and the folds of his clothing suggest that Jesus is walking at a brisk pace. Also notable is his gaze, Read More…

March 4, 2014 thru January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 During his trip around the world, occasioned by the 1910 International Eucharistic Congress in Montreal and his desire to explore mission possibilities for his Congregation, Fr. Leo John Dehon visited Canada and the United States. He sailed to New York; traveled south to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C.; southwest to Atlanta, Tuskegee, and Read More…

Weekly News: January 19, 2015

On MLK Day, remembering all those who have sought justice, and continuing their dreams; International Dehonian Family Committee continues work of 2014 conference; St. Joseph’s Indian School receives grant; Fr. Tom Cassidy returns to India and Fr. Wayne Jenkins works in Rome; videos reflecting on General Chapter theme available; Dehonian Spirituality and JPR updates; SHSST news.