Weekly News: February 26, 2018

SHSM in-service focuses on migration; correction to SHSST fall symposium date; March birthdays; Fr. Charles Brown leads retreat sessions in South Africa; SHSST newsletter; SCJ cardinal noted in newly published book; Happy Lunar New Year!

Weekly News: February 19, 2018

Three enter postulancy; Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, returns to SHSST in fall; SHSM in-service focuses on immigration concerns; Lux Center sponsors film; Fr. Bob Bossie reflects on Lent; SCJ News available; provincial’s calendar.

Weekly News: February 12, 2018

Preparing for Lent; Family Day in India brings to light the melting pot of diversity of the congregation in the country; calendar reminders; St. Joseph’s students tae part in Empty Bowl project; OLG in Houston holds a “living rosary.”

Weekly News: February 5, 2018

Frater Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas professes final vows; US Province looks at an increasingly international future; Frater Long Nguyen and Juancho Castañeda Rojas receive Ministry of Lector; International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking; Native Hope wins SD award; February birthdays; and five take part in Come and See weekend.

The blessings of long-term commitment

On February 3, Frater Juan Carlos Castañeda Rojas, SCJ, made his perpetual commitment to be a Dehonian, a member of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. Fr. Ed Kilianski, SCJ, received his vows in a ceremony at Sacred Heart Monastery. Originally from Colombia, Frater Juancho professed his first vows in 2013. He is 35.

Internationality is the future of the US Province

“Our Future: Together in Community and Ministry” was the theme of the January 30 – February 1, 2018, US Provincial Conference. Although a variety of issues were discussed, one of the most significant themes was “internationality.” As one SCJ said: “It’s not just that we want to welcome SCJs from other entities; we want to be intercultural, allowing ourselves to changed and enhanced by SCJs from around the world.”