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The Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJs) is a Catholic religious community of brothers and priests devoted to the Heart of Jesus. As our Mission Statement says, “We are called to be, especially among the poor, prophets of love and servants of reconciliation.” Whether you seek to examine your vocation, learn about our ministries, explore Catholic issues or support our work, we invite you to join us in walking with God’s people.

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Friends come together to honor Fr. Charles Yost

Friends come together to honor Fr. Charles Yost

Tom and Pat Brown moved to SHML shortly after they retired. A priority following their move was to find a church. “We were seekers,” said Pat, “and Fr. Yost recognized that.” Fr. Charles Yost was instrumental in bringing the Browns to the Catholic faith. After his death, they worked with several SCJs to honor his memory.

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Weekly News: April 16, 2018

Weekly News: April 16, 2018

General Chapter and Provincial Chapter convoked; episcopal ordination of Fr. Heiner Wilmer set; novice reflects on the importance of presence; Deaf are “aliens among us;” rectors meeting in Rome; upcoming awards; prayer requests; provincial’s calendar; SHM construction update.

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The importance of being present

The importance of being present

I realize that what is important isn’t WHAT I do but HOW I become present to others. Being at St. Ann, I see the goodness and innocence of others. It has also allowed me to be a “prophet of love” to those I accompany. By allowing myself to be open and to be present to others, I receive their joy.

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Deaf are “aliens in our midst”

Deaf are “aliens in our midst”

Fr. Guy Blair, SCJ, has spent many years ministering with the deaf and hearing impaired. “I naively thought I would bring the Word of God to the Deaf Community,” he wrote. “They have shown me a God of patience, perseverance, trust, and deep faith in the face of life’s difficulties. I have received much more from them than I have given.”

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Unexpected topic added to North American councils meeting

Unexpected topic added to North American councils meeting

Twice a year the administrations of the US Province and Canadian Region meet to discuss collaborative efforts and shared concerns. A topic that quickly moved to the top of the April 9 agenda was the news that Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, was named the next bishop of Hildescheim.

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Weekly News: April 9, 2018

Weekly News: April 9, 2018

Superior general named bishop
On April 6, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). The Diocese of Hildesheim, which includes the city of Hanover, is one of the oldest dioceses in the world. It was founded in 815 and is located in northern Germany; it […]

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Fr. Heiner Wilmer named bishop

Fr. Heiner Wilmer named bishop

Today, April 6, 2018, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Heiner Wilmer, SCJ, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). Father Wilmer is currently superior general of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians).

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FEATURE STORY

Friends come together to honor Fr. Charles Yost

Friends come together to honor Fr. Charles Yost

Tom and Pat Brown moved to SHML shortly after they retired. A priority following their move was to find a church. “We were seekers,” said Pat, “and Fr. Yost recognized that.” Fr. Charles Yost was instrumental in bringing the Browns to the Catholic faith. After his death, they worked with several SCJs to honor his memory.

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