Fridge Notes: November 25, 2019

Holiday schedule The Provincial Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday this week (November 28-29) for Thanksgiving. Looking ahead, the offices will also be closed December 24-26 for Christmas, and December 31 and January 1 for New Year’s. Have a blessed Thanksgiving! We are called to be part of the response There are many forms […]

We are called to be a part of the response

“Human trafficking is a crime against humanity. We must unite our efforts to free victims and stop this crime that’s become ever more aggressive, that threatens not just individuals, but the foundation values of society.” -Pope Francis There are many forms of human trafficking and migrants are especially vulnerable. It was because of this that […]

Weekly News: November 18, 2019

Internationality and collaboration among topics of Superiors Meeting in Rome From November 11-15, the superiors of all of the SCJ provinces, regions and districts from around the world gathered in Rome. It was a time to share information from and to the general administration, but also to dialogue with one another. Meeting topics included internationality, […]

“Wounded Shepherd” is focus of 2019 Dehon Lecture

Dr. Austen Ivereigh was the featured speaker at the Dehon Lecture at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology on November 13. A journalist and the author of The Great Reformer, a biography of Pope Francis, Ivereigh was the opening presenter at last year’s SHSST symposium “Discovering Pope Francis.” His latest book, Wounded Shepherd: Pope […]

Weekly news: November 11, 2019

International Conference on Sacred Heart Devotion A two-day conference on Sacred Heart devotion was held November 8-9 at Villa Aurelia (next to the Generalate) in Rome. The conference was hosted by the Priests of the Sacred Heart (via the Centro Studi Dehoniani) in conjunction with several partners, including the Pontifical Council for Culture and the […]

Continuing Dehonian commitment to the Cheyenne River Reservation

In 1982, the Sacred Heart Center in Eagle Butte, SD, opened its doors for the first time  in a rented, two-story frame house. It was a joint effort of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, the Oblate Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and area volunteers. The center provided a small soup kitchen, a temporary shelter […]

Weekly News: November 4, 2019

Day of the Dead Last week an “altarcito” was set up in the chapel at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. It is a small shrine similar to those prepared in the homes of Mexican and Mexican-Americans to remember their deceased loved ones on “Day of the Dead,” which Catholics observe in the Commemoration […]