Weekly News: January 30, 2017

SCJ seminarian “gets out of the sacristy” in Brazil; groundbreaking for volunteer house in Mississippi; mailing list updates; US benefactors provide much needed water softener in India; prayer requests; National Catholic Schools Week

Bishop joins in SHSM groundbreaking ceremony

After a snow delay in January, Sacred Heart Southern Missions held a rescheduled groundbreaking for the Gregory Bezy Volunteer House in Holly Springs, Miss. Among those who took part in the ceremony was Bishop Joseph Kopacz of Jackson. The house will have space for 32 volunteers (four each in eight bedrooms) and is expected to be completed by fall.

Weekly News: January 23, 2017

A year in photos; events at SHSST offer an important opportunity to be with those who support province ministries; Syrian family welcomed by SCJs in Montréal; Week of Prayer for Christian Unity; religious leaders write to the new president; provincial’s time and a tour of the country courtesy of St Martin of Tours School.

Weekly News: January 16, 2017

Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; SCJ featured Georgetown University project; Fr. Tom back in India; Frater Juancho writes from Brazil; updates and welcome; NORAM Theological Commission has first meeting; SHSST associate professor publishes new book; SCJs a part of new church in Texas; new candidates welcomed in Chicago.

Weekly News: January 9. 2017

The first steps toward a common communications plan for the congregation; four candidates join Dehon Formation Community Chicago; celebrations in Montréal; calendar dates; prayer requests; JPR year-end report; snow in Mississippi; prayer service for World Day for Migrants and Refugees;

Creating a common SCJ identity

Diversity toward a common goal –– that, in a nutshell, summed up the first Dehonian “Media Experts Meeting” January 3-6 in Rome. The gathering was a mix of presentations, hands-on workshops, and brainstorming toward a congregational communications strategy. SCJs and lay staff from 16 entities took part.