Weekly News: January 28, 2019

Embodying the educational spirit of Fr. Dehon In honor of Catholic Schools Week (January 27-February 2), the focus of the January 25th issue Dehonian Spirituality is education. Talisha Jones of Sacred Heart School in Southaven, MS, reflected on continuing the spirit of Fr. Leo John Dehon in her work as a school counselor. “Fr. Leo […]

Weekly News: January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 21, 2019 Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the efforts of all who work for justice by sharing a quotes on the topic from Dr. King, as well as one from our founder, Fr. Leo John Dehon: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to […]

Mischievous monkeys and a new MA program in India

“When the monkeys played with the cables the internet often went down, but now that we have moved to a satellite system the online classes are going well.” The quote is from Fr. Michael Augustine, SCJ, rector of the Dehonians’ theology program in the District of India. He was speaking about the first year of […]

Congolese immigrant leads Canadian Region

“What binds us is our common heritage as Dehonian religious, which has no particular face or color except to the extent that we are worthy spiritual sons of Fr. Leo John Dehon.” – Fr. Gustave Lulendo On January 16, Fr. Gustave Lulendo, SCJ, was installed as regional superior of Canada. He succeeds Fr. John van […]

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Weekly News: January 14, 2019

Going beyond the theoretical In 2018, SCJs in active ministry came together for a Provincial Conference. The theme? How to live and minister together in a US Province that looks much different than even just a few years ago. It is a province that is filled with diversity: Dehonians from all over the world bringing […]

God leaves no one behind

Former Army chaplain reflects on preaching to the military and their families “Essentially, for those of us who have a duty to preach, we must intimately know our people,” said Fr. Mark Mastin, SCJ. For many years, Fr. Mark’s “people” were members of the military and their families; he is a retired military chaplain. He […]

Weekly News: January 7, 2019

We are a nation (and a congregation) of immigrants “It has been 25 years since I first set foot on American soil,” wrote Fr. Vien Nguyen, SCJ, in the North American Story of Immigration. “The journey that led me to the United States is incredible. I spent days on a small, fragile fishing boat crossing […]