Weekly News: January 30, 2023

Researching the history of the Church on the Cheyenne River Reservation Last week the US Provincial Archives hosted a visitor from Eagle Butte, SD: Fr. John Paul Trask, pastor of All Saints parish in Eagle Butte, SD. Fr. John Paul is doing research on the history of the Catholic Church on the Cheyenne River Reservation, Read More…


Weekly News: January 23, 2023

Welcome to winter! Earlier this month the Dehonian community in Ottawa welcomed a new member from the Indonesian Province: Frater Henrikus Suharyono, SCJ. “I came to Canada on December 4,” write Fra. Henry, introducing himself. “I am so grateful that my superior gave me the opportunity to have a pastoral year in Canada.” Of Frater Read More…


A new SCJ priest!

“Pray! My advice is to stay rooted in prayer and respond with your heart.” -Fr. Henry Nguyen,  SCJ On Saturday, December 17th, Henry Bùi Nguyen, SCJ, was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Thomas Thái Thành Nguyen, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange. The ordination took place at St. Columban Catholic Church in Garden Read More…


Weekly News: January 16, 2023

Remembering the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. So often the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., echo the writings of Fr. Leo John Dehon. Both write of forgiveness and reconciliation. The quote above is from Dr. King’s book Strength to Love: “Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.” Read More…


We continue to remember and pray

*Click here to download a prayer service for Fr. Anthony*  Saturday, January 21, will mark six months since the disappearance of Fr. Anthony Kluckman, SCJ. He was last seen on security footage as he left Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake pre-dawn. Police, in collaboration with a wide variety of investigative organizations, have done in-depth searches Read More…


Prayers for the New Year!

May we all feel the support of the love of the Sacred Heart as we begin another year, a love that guides us in our day-to-day actions, and always, in our relationship with others.


Bringing God’s Word to Life

Just after the New Year’s holiday, over 70 people from around the country came to Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology to take part in the Dehonian seminary’s fifth annual Preaching Conference. “There is a hunger to be a good preacher,” said Dn. Steve Kramer. “Every priest and deacon wants to be effective at Read More…


Weekly News: January 9, 2023

A year of celebration and commemoration! On March 25, 1923, Fr. Mathias Fohrman, SCJ, celebrated Mass at St. Mary’s Church in Lower Brule, SD.  Although Fr. Mathias had been in the United States since 1919 on a fundraising mission for the German Province, it was not until that Palm Sunday Mass that the Priests of Read More…