Weekly News: December 19, 2016
Christmas greetings from around the country; updates and welcome; prayer requests; Fr. General’s Christmas letter; Motherhouse blessed in Indonesia; latest newsletter from the Centro Studi Dehoniani available; provincial’s time.
Weekly News: December 12, 2016
Polish missionaries back together at OLG, Houston; two men admitted to candidacy for the start of 2017; holiday schedules; prayer requests; updates; visiting migrants in the Rio Grande Valley; SCJ candidate earns BA; international news; provincial’s time; Fr. Mark Fortner in Indonesia
Weekly News: December 5, 2016
North American SCJs represented in Rome; highlights from the Major Superiors Meeting and Secretaries Workshop; Frater Juancho writes from Brazil; former missionary returns to Indonesia.
Weekly News: November 21, 2016
Christ the King parish celebrates 50th anniversary; seminarian writes from Brazil; prayer requests; remembering Fr. John Van Wezel; SET Ministries continues Fr. Dehon’s dreams; link to jubilee photos; province administration heads to Rome; December birthdays; holiday schedules.
Weekly News: November 14, 2016
New candidate welcomed for the winter semester; three SCJs celebrate golden jubilee of priesthood; internationality found at final vows ceremony; SCJ candidate gives “Spiritual Coffee Break” presentation at SHSST library; prayer requests; provincial’s time.
150 years of SCJ priesthood!
On November 14 the US Province celebrates the 50th anniversary of priesthood of three of its members: Bishop Joseph Potocnak, Fr. Anthony Russo and Fr. Thomas Westhoven. The Jubilee Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Monastery in Hales Corners. Bishop Joe and Fr. Tom were both ordained on September 21, 1966; Fr. Tony was ordained on December 17, 1966, in Rome. Although they were each ordained in the same year, the paths they followed in their priesthood varied widely…
Weekly News: November 7, 2016
Photos from All Saints Day parade at OLG, Houston; prayer requests; updated Necrology available as a PDF; SCJ remembers a father-figure; looking for former SCJs; reflections from St. Joe’s on Mission Education; Fr. Nick Brown celebrates 40 years of ordination; prayer for the elections.
Weekly News: October 31, 2016
SCJs welcome Syrian family to Canada; Pope Francis calls us to pray for peace; SHSST student rec room completed; new house blessed in India with help of US benefactors; 90th anniversary of SCJ General Curia in Rome; Fr. Ed and Fr. Dominic in Ireland; Bishop Joe honored by VA.
Weekly News: October 24, 2016
North American councils meet in suburban Toronto; ESL alumnus now serves as provincial superior of Cameroon; Frs. Vincent Suparman and Joseph Dean honored in South Dakota; vocation office reminder; prayer requests; November birthday notices; provincial’s time.
Convert to Catholicism now leads Cameroon Province
An alumnus of Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology’s ESL program, Fr. Jean-Marie Signié is now provincial superior of the Cameroon Province. In September he returned to Sacred Heart in the midst of meetings in Canada and the United States. Before one of those meetings –– with the US Provincial Council –– he sat down for an interview and talked about his call to Catholicism and the Priests of the Sacred Heart.