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
Congratulations to Dr. Pauline Scott on receiving a Doctor of Civil Law honorary degree from St. Mary's University, Halifax, NS. Her inspiring speech to the University graduates eloquently referenced the The Goals of Sacred Heart education.
Dr. Scott is the former Principal of Sacred Heart High School in Halifax. At her retirement event in May 2015, more than 500 alumnae, parents and staff turned out to celebrate Ms. Scott’s 45 years as an educator and influential role in the lives of thousands of young women.
"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.
In early May, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida, hosted a special event that was equal parts celebration, reunion, family gathering, book launching and farewell. The book, Seeking the One Whom We Love – How RSCJs Pray was introduced to the school community at a cocktail reception/book signing attended by hundreds of guests.
Congratulations to Cecile Meijer, RSCJ, our NGO representative to the United Nations, who received a honorary degree from the University of Roehampton.
Time Magazine announced its list of the 100 Most Influential People and Sacred Heart's own Katie Ledecky is on the list. A graduate of Stone Ridge, Katie is a an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion swimmer currently preparing for the 2016 Olympics. Read the full story in Time Magazine here.
The Global Sisters Report features an outstanding story about Carlota Duarte, RSCJ and The Chiapas Photography Project that she started in 1992. Read the full story here.
St. Louis Catholic Sisters are launching a media campaign across metropolitan St. Louis featuring billboards with the message “We Have Faith in You, St. Louis.” The campaign, which coincides with National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, 2016, is aimed at instilling pride in the community and a desire to work for its betterment.
The Sisters, who for generations have taught and shaped the character of so many St. Louisans, know that St. Louis area residents are up to the task of being more loving, less violent and better neighbors.
Join us for a day of mindfulness from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Sophia House, 2542 Hilgard Ave., Berkeley, Ca 94709.
The day of mindfulness will include explanations of practices that help develop clarity of mind and the non-judgmental observation of experience as it unfolds from moment-to-moment.
For more information, please visit our Vocations website.