Our donors’ participation in God’s ongoing work of love through the Society of the Sacred Heart makes a significant difference – both now and into the future. Thank you for each gift to the province, as each gift helps to further our spiritual and educational mission and contributes to the care of our elderly sisters.
Thank you to our many friends and benefactors who share the Society of the Sacred Heart’s mission of making God’s love known in the heart of the world. The Mission Advancement annual report, Hearts on Fire, embracing the future with hope, is an expression of the life lived in the past year. We are grateful to all of you for making this future possible.
Our province is blessed that so many friends and benefactors share our response to God’s call and feel compelled to respond with a generous heart. Our annual report reflects the many spiritual and educational ministries you have helped us initiate, unfold and strengthen. Please review our year in the attached annual report. Questions or comments may be directed to Sister Shirley Miller.
The successful completion of the In Mission for Life campaign is humbling and gratifying. We thank God and each one of you for your faithful commitment and generous contribution to the mission of Society of the Sacred Heart. This annual report includes the final campaign reporting.
Part family reunion, part retreat, part business meeting, a provincial assembly is, at its heart, a time to come together. Yes, there are meetings and updates and planning sessions, but this past July 18-22, when more than 230 RSCJ and lay colleagues gathered in St. Louis, what mattered most was the opportunity to renew bonds as daughters of Sophie in an atmosphere of hope. The assembly theme, Open Hearts, Transformed by the Spirit, proved to be prophetic. The RSCJ of the U.S.
In the fall of each year, the Office of Mission Advancement for the Society of the Sacred Heart publishes an annual report for its constituencies, donors, membership and volunteers. It is one way for the Religious of the Sacred Heart to express our gratitude to all those who have supported the Society’s mission in the previous year, and to update our friends and benefactors on the Society’s mission today. The 2009-2010 report acknowledges donors of the annual appeal, the In Mission for Life campaign and the Cor Unum Legacy Society.