Higher Education

Religious of the Sacred Heart are called to educate both in the classroom and out. Those classrooms range from preschools with tiny tables, to simple one-room buildings to technologically advanced university settings. In fact, the Society has had institution of higher learning on every continent. Today, twenty-five members of the United States-Canada Province serve at colleges, university and schools of theology, including:

  • Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis
  • Bangor Theological Union
  • Boston College
  • Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard
  • Jesuit School of Theology
  • Saint Paul University, Ottawa
  • University of San Diego

All members of the Society are encouraged and supported in receiving at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree . In addition, the Society of the Sacred Heart – and the United States-Canada Province in particular – supports Religious who have the desire and gifts for graduate work. The fields of study are not limited to education and religious studies such as sacred scripture, social ethics, liturgy and systematic theology, but also include science, English literature, econometrics, political theory, history, etc. 

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