Provincial Sheila Hammond leads RSCJ in the opening procession at the Bicentennial Closing Mass
Over 1,000 members of the Sacred Heart family, near and far, gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on the Feast Day of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne to celebrate the closing of the Province's bicentennial celebrations.Members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, along with 30 descendants of the Duchesne and Perier families, Network of the Sacred Heart educators and students, and RSCJ were recognized and honored in the opening procession, which illustrated the story and legacy of Philippine and the Society of the Sacred Heart in North America.


Second Sunday of Advent Reflection 2018
E /merg - (ence) Emergence: // as defined by living the Advent journey: 1. to connect/in a process of becoming/releasing into presence 2. to act as one body in reaching new frontiers  3. to live more humanly/[from the root] to create silence 4. to move together toward E (mmanuel)

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Our Lord bears with souls; he loves them even with tenderness and excuses and forgives their faults. How much greater reason have we to bear with one another.

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

In Memoriam

Pray for our beloved Religious of the Sacred Heart

Religious of the Sacred Heart, Esther Ann Whalen died December 5, 2018, in Albany, New York. Esther Ann Whalen was born on March 14, 1923, in New York City to Grover A. Whalen and...