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.
North American administrations meeting in Montréal, Founder’s Day celebrated on March 14, a “friendly” contest and other news about the general chapter, and Frs. Mike and Quang visit Vietnam.
Celebrating Fr. Dehon and SCJ spirituality
Fr. Dehon as a young priest
March 14 marks the 171st anniversary of the birth of Fr. Leo John Dehon, founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. Known as “Founder’s Day” in the congregation, “March 14 is a day on which we remember not only the birth of our founder, [...]
We are redeveloping the “Prayer” section of the website so that it is more directly based in the Dehonian charism and SCJ spirituality. Much of what will be posted is being developed by David Schimmel, province director of Dehonian Associates. This is the opening post in the section. More reflections will be shared in the [...]
A prayer for Ash Wednesday
On this day, we enter into a season that focuses attention on our human weakness, and the destructive consequences of personal and systemic sin. Taken seriously, Lent is a challenging time. It requires honesty, humility, and a firm resolve to break unhealthy patterns in order to continue growing into the image [...]
Students from Sacred Heart School take top honors at math competition; updates from the new JPR director, Fr. Tom Cassidy shares his latest blog post from India; province financial consultant named to general chapter preparation committee; news from South Dakota; prayer requests, and updates on SCJs and alumni