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Sep 06, 2019

Join Fr. Michael Joncas as he discusses his newest mass setting, The Mass in Honor of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne. Learn the story behind this wonderful new setting dedicated in honor of the 200th anniversary of Saint Rose Phillipine Duschene’s arrival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Aug 29, 2019

A reflection by Catherine Kestler, Associate

The Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) and Associate’s Indiana Dunes Hiking Retreat took place on August 15-20, 2019. Associates Jane Steinfels, Lori Wilson and I joined Mary Frohlich, RSCJ, Diane Roche, RSCJ, and Jane O’Shaughnessy, RSCJ, at a rural La Porte, Indiana, farmhouse. From there, we ventured to the amazing dunes of Northwestern Indiana.

Duchesne Prayer Room, Mount Anville, Dublin, Ireland
Aug 28, 2019

The Duchesne Prayer Room at Mount Anville Secondary School was created in 2018 to commemorate the bicentennial of the journey of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne to the United States in 1818. The Duchesne Prayer room was created with input from the Society of the Sacred Heart Irish – Scottish Province and United States – Canada (USC) Province.

Aug 15, 2019

August 14, 2019

The Society of the Sacred Heart, as a part of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), affirmed this letter.

Lyn Osiek, RSCJ
Aug 15, 2019

Preaching for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, offers a reflection on the promise of the day as revealed in the readings. Thank you to Catholic Women Preach for sharing this video.

Aug 06, 2019

August 6, 2019

In the wake of yet two more mass shootings in the United States within 24 hours, the leadership of the Society of the Sacred Heart in the United States – Canada Province joins its voice with the families of these massacres, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and people of good will from all faiths, who are demanding an end to the legislative paralysis that prevents common sense gun control from being enacted in this country.

Jul 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ), Associates and members of the Society of the Sacred Heart community alongside Catholic leaders, advocates and activists held prayer and later held witness to an act of civil disobedience Thursday, July 18, 2019. Those present raised their voices for an end to the inhumane treatment of immigrant and refugee children and families by the United States government.

Among those present were Bridget Bearss, RSCJ; Meg Causey, RSCJ; Linda Kato, RSCJ; and Ellen Nelson, RSCJ.

Statement on Humanitarian Crisis at the United States – Mexico Border
Jul 03, 2019

Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat stated that she would have founded the Society of the Sacred Heart for the “sake of a single child.” This commitment is at the heart of our mission. Committed to the well-being and safety of all children, the United States – Canada Province strongly opposes the separation and detainment of children seeking asylum with their families at the United States Southern Border and the inhumane conditions under which they are being held. The current government policies terrorize and traumatize children, and must be stopped.

Carol Bialock, RSCJ
Jun 27, 2019

Carol Bialock, RSCJ, is not a traditional nun. She is a poet, an activist and a student of Sufism, and she has spent her life deeply devoted to those in need. And now she is a published author as well, seeing her vivid book of poems, Coral Castles, released by Fernwood Press on her 90th birthday.

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