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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.
An alumnus of Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology’s ESL program, Fr. Jean-Marie Signié is now provincial superior of the Cameroon Province. In September he returned to Sacred Heart in the midst of meetings in Canada and the United States. Before one of those meetings –– with the US Provincial Council –– he sat down for an interview and talked about his call to Catholicism and the Priests of the Sacred Heart.
The administrations of the Canadian Region and US Province
St. Thomas More parish in suburban Toronto was a fitting backdrop for the October 18 meeting of the US and Canadian administrations. It is an immigrant parish with over 40 nationalities represented among its ranks ministered to by an international team of SCJ priests: Fr. Willyans Prado […]
Hundreds attend Mission Education Conference in Mississippi; Dehon prayer card available; Fr. Paul Kelly first speaker at SHSST library’s “Spiritual Coffee Breaks;” prayer requests; first Congo mission remembered; pumpkin carving with ESL students
“Mercy in Mission” was the official theme of the 2016 Mission Education Conference but the thread that wove the theme together was music: music that brought history to life, music that drew participants out of their chairs to clap, dance and sing along, and music that brought people –– from a variety of faith traditions –– together in prayer. Held October 10-11 in northern Mississippi, this was the US Province’s eighth Mission Education Conference.
Mission Education begins; Fr. Jim Schroeder in India to give presentations and workshops; St. Joseph’s Indian School updates blog site; priesthood jubilees on November 14; pet blessings in Mississippi; Fr. David Szatkowski installed as local superior in Chicago; Fr. Ed’s calendar; and happy Canadian Thanksgiving, eh?
Yesterday, October 9, 2016, the bishop of Phu Cuong Diocese, Mgsr. Joseph Tuoc Tan Nguyen, came and blessed our new property in Lai Thieu. We had around 100 guests and benefactors who joined us in the celebration. The ceremony marked an important step for our district. It is the first time since the beginning of our presence in Vietnam that we move beyond the boundary of the Archdiocese of Saigon.