Sister Barbara Dawson, RSCJ, Provincial of the Society of the Sacred Heart United States – Canada Province, was elected on August 2, 2016, as the Superior General of the International Society of the Sacred Heart. Sister Dawson was elected by the Society’s General Chapter currently meeting in Nemi, Italy. The General Chapter is composed of delegates from every province and serves as the highest governing body of the congregation.
Sacred Heart Olympians have earned EIGHT medals at the 2016 Rio games. We have so enjoyed cheering on our Sacred Heart athletes at the Olympics. Click this link for updates and information regarding our Sacred Heart Olympians!
Congratulations to Maria Cimperman, RSCJ on the release of her book Social Analysis for the 21st Century, available on Amazon and other on-line book sellers.
Please click on the link regarding an Action Alert for Farm Workers...make a call today!
We, the Religious of the Sacred Heart stand in solidarity to end the senseless violence happening in our nation, our world today.
We pray for the repose of the souls of those who have died;
we pray for the families and those who grieve;
we pray for our communities, our nation and our world;
we pray for the whole human family.
Additional Reflections entitled "Hope" by Marilyn McMorrow, RSCJ and "A Prayer After Deeds of Terror" by Gabe Huck are attached below.
There are three Sacred Heart Alumnae competing in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming in Omaha, Nebraska June 26-July 3: Lia Neal (Convent of the Sacred Heart, New York), Katie Ledecky (Stone Ridge, Bethesda) & Alexandra Bilunas (Duchesne Academy, Omaha). Go Lia! Go Katie! Go Alex! Your #SacredHeart family is cheering for you.
Sr. Joan Chittister delivered the talk, 'The God They Never Told Me About' at the Stuart Center in Washington DC, to a group of nearly 150 people.
As the Global Catholic Sisters reported,"Insightful, inspiring, spiritual and deeply thought-provoking talk by Sr. Joan Chittister: 'The God They Never Told Me About' at the Stuart Center in Washington DC -- Science challenges us to rethink our image of God - to think bigger - to embrace a God of Becoming.'"
Following her remarks was an enthusiastic reception and book signing for all those in attendance.
The Society of the Sacred Heart invites you to prayerfully celebrate with Uchenna Oluoha, RSCJ, as she made her First Vows on the Feast of the Sacred Heart today, June 3, 2016, at St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The vow ceremony was presided over by Archbishop Anthony Mancini. A highlight was the offertory procession in which the Grade Two students from Sacred Heart School accompanied Uche down the aisle with Nigerian singing, drumming and dancing.
The Society of the Sacred Heart invites you to prayerfully celebrate
with Uchenna Oluoha NSCJ
as she makes her First Vows on the Feast of the Sacred Heart
Friday, June 3rd, 2016 · 10:00 a.m. ADT
St. Mary's Basilica
Halifax, Nova Scotia
"Few women religious have written at depth about the vows in the last 10 years. This represents a desperate hole in the informational and reflection materials available for those of us who are preparing for final or first profession.