Sally Rude, RSCJ (left) Clare Pratt, RSCJ (Right)
Since 2010, community life director Clare Pratt, RSCJ, has been the backbone of the Oakwood Community in Atherton, California. Oakwood is one of the Society of the Sacred Heart’s eldercare communities. On March 1, Sister Pratt stepped down as community life director and Sally Rude, RSCJ, took the reins!


Today, on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Saint Oscar Romero, Rose Marie Quilter, RSCJ, writes, “It’s an ideal moment to ponder the call of Moses, God’s call to each of us personally and our call, together, as a community of faith in today’s world.”

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Mar 25, 2019
Outside the box: Earlier this month I wrote about a sister who had died, aged 94. Among the many tributes and memories of her on social media, I was...
Mar 25, 2019
Feast of the Annunciation: We ask in the Collect for today's feast: "O God, who willed that your Word should take on the reality of human flesh in the womb...


Humility is the oil which keeps the lamps of the faithful burning, lighting the way to the Bridal Chamber of the Lamb.

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

For Your Prayers


Dear Friends, Brothers, and Sisters, I hope with all my heart, that you can please, pray for me. Please pray for me and my relationship.

Financial security and health

Please LORD GOD, we all need healing of our many illnesses. I need a job so we can keep alive. I have always worked and am unemployed through no fault of mine. Please help us in JESUS' name. Thank you LORD. Amen