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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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Weekly News: May 22, 2017

Weekly News: May 22, 2017

Year-end activities at St. Joseph’s Indian School; new candidate accepted; graduation at SHSST; June birthdays; prayer requests; Dehonian Family concludes meeting in Rome; invitation to subscribe; Memorial Day schedule.

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A very BIG family

A very BIG family

There is one Dehonian charism, but many, MANY different models of how that charism is lived. Meeting from May 13-16, continental representatives of the Dehonian Family (including lay groups, consecrated women and professed SCJs) gathered at the Generalate in Rome to take a closer look at the many expressions of the Dehonian Family and to seek a path toward a more cohesive structure.

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Weekly News: May 15, 2017

Weekly News: May 15, 2017

Dehonian Family meets in Rome; long-time SHSM staffer dies; North American Migration Committee focuses on assembly; Brazilian SCJ named bishop; RSVP reminders; provincial’s calendar

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Weekly News: May 8, 2017

Weekly News: May 8, 2017

Treasurers meet in Rome; Sacred Heart School in Mississippi recognized nationally; new master’s program at SHSST implemented with grant funding; prayer requests; RSVP reminders; provincial’s calendar; construction of Fr. Bezy Volunteer House underway.

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ESL alumnus named bishop of Imperatriz, Brazil

ESL alumnus named bishop of Imperatriz, Brazil

On April 19, Bishop Vilsom Basso, a former SCJ missionary in the Philippines and an alumnus of Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology’s ESL program, was named bishop of Imperatriz in northern Brazil. Born in Tuparendi, in south Brazil; Bishop Vilsom grew up with the SCJs; they ministered at his home parish. When he was just 10 years old he said that he already felt a call to the community. “Two SCJ priests came to my school to do a vocation campaign. Immediately I said, ‘Here I am Lord!.’ My family gave me their full support, so literally, here I am!”

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Weekly News: May 1, 2017

Weekly News: May 1, 2017

Immigration, the Dehonian Family, collaboration among issues discussed at NORAM meeting; SHSST ESL alumnus named bishop of Brazilian diocese; SHSST alumnus pastor of largest parish in USA; World Day of Prayer for Vocations on May 7; prayer requests; provincial’s time; smiles from OLG, Houston

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Exploring common concerns of SCJs in North America

Exploring common concerns of SCJs in North America

Twice a year the administrations of the US Province and Canadian Region meet to discuss common issues, seek ways of collaboration and update each other on their ministries and communities. This time it was the US Province’s turn to host; the spring meeting took place April 24 at the Provincialate Offices in Hales Corners, WI. Immigration, the sharing of the Dehonian charism, the North American Theological Commission, senior life issues and next year’s General Conference were among the issues discussed.

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A very BIG family

A very BIG family

There is one Dehonian charism, but many, MANY different models of how that charism is lived. Meeting from May 13-16, continental representatives of the Dehonian Family (including lay groups, consecrated women and professed SCJs) gathered at the Generalate in Rome to take a closer look at the many expressions of the Dehonian Family and to seek a path toward a more cohesive structure.

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