We invite you to join us in prayer and reflection in the spirit of oneness with our God and with one another as all humanity copes with this global pandemic.
Greetings from Rome! We wanted to share with you that, faced with the magnitude of this pandemic and the possibility that travel to Italy would potentially become impossible, we decided to cut short our visits to Latin America and return to Rome
Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, took her final vows as a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The private ceremony took place at the Villa Lante community in Rome, Italy, with eight other RSCJ from six countries. She celebrated with the St. Louis community on February 22 with a Mass and reception at the Shrine of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne in St. Charles, Missouri.
I so look forward to the Kennedy Center Honors in December. They are awards to artists in many different areas, and I’m especially fond of the music awards. This year, I was geniunely touched by the award to Linda Ronstadt, who was honored for her lifetime of music, though she hasn’t graced the stage for some years because of Parkinson’s disease.
March 16, 2020
Kim Lamberty has joined the staff of Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province, as director of justice, peace and the integrity of creation (JPIC), as of March 16, 2020.
The good Lord somehow has a great sense of humor when it comes to walking with me in my life. He has a way of following you, haunting you, making you move even when you are unsure of your path, not knowing where you are to go or how you will ever get there. It seems that is how I have experienced this; others have too.
As I traveled to McAllen, Texas, from Chicago, Illinois, ready to learn, to listen, to be with those who are living their daily lives in a state of chaos, there at the border, the frontera, I knew I had to be silent to take it all in.
The province welcomed and celebrated newly professed Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in St. Charles, Missouri. The following is Sister Mousseau's homily from her celebration Mass.
In 2016, the Society of the Sacred Heart held a General Chapter where four calls were identified for the shaping of our direction.
Nearly simultaneous to experiencing the depth of these calls for the international family of the Sacred Heart, I encountered members of a growing network of relationships.
The Stuart Center in collaboration with ARISE, a nonprofit in Alamo, Texas, hosted a four-day border witness program to offer an enriching, educational and powerful experience of life on the United States – Mexico border. Below is a recap of the program, which ran from February 16-20, 2020.
Recently, Anne-Marie Conn, RSCJ, facilitated a process with Associates, using Theory U and mental models as tools to help us identify who we are as Associates of the Society of the Sacred Heart, what is essential to that relationship, how we cultivate the relationship on a personal and communal level, and ways that we might plant seeds for further development of relationship.