Community is a foundational aspect of religious life in the Society in and of its ministries. Not only do Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) live in community, they seek to build community within their respective ministries. Associates center around and grow together in community, whether in regional groups or virtually. Educators and students of the Sacred Heart commit to the building of community as a Christian value, goal 3 of Sacred Heart Education. Partners and collaborators in the mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart participate in community in some way, shape or form. The following are two ways the Society builds and fosters community.