With the acknowledgment that “our times need the credible and attractive witness of consecrated religious who demonstrate the redemptive and transformative power of the Gospel,” the Vatican today released the results of the Apostolic Visitation of women religious in the United States.
Students at Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York City (91st Street) were recently featured in a TV news story. In their math class, they are learning how to design prosthetic hands and are using a 3-D printer to create them for other young people.
With the two-fold goals of connecting with young adults in a creative, contemporary fashion and contributing to reflective action for justice, the United States–Canada Province has developed a new mobile application. The My Call Me Back (CMB) app was inspired by the desire of Religious of the Sacred Heart to make known the mission and spirituality of the Society of the Sacred Heart through a digital platform. It is available now through the App Store and Google Play for ninety-nine cents.
Members of the United States-Canada Province learned on Tuesday, November 4, that the General Council of the Socieity of the Sacred Heart has asked Barbara Dawson, RSCJ, to accept another mandate as provincial of the United States–Canada Province.
At a recent meeting of the membership of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, the heads of school and board chairs unanimously approved the appointment of Ian Humphreys as the director of program planning for the Network. Ian currently serves at Convent of the Sacred Heart, 91st Street, and will complete the academic year there. He will begin his work for the Network and alongside the Conference for Sacred Heart Education in September of 2015.
On October 23, 2014, the Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept the enthusiastic and unanimous nomination of the Search Committee for Margaret (Meg) Steele to become ...
In a letter dated October 27, 2014, Margo Bieker, chair of the head of school search committee, wrote:
The England-Wales Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart has a range of information on Janet Erskine Stuart on their website, including videos from the Spirit Seeking Conference this summer. We invite you to visit and spend a while getting to know this remarkable woman.
The Reverend Mark R. Francis, CSV, president of Catholic Theological Union (CTU), Chicago, announced that Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, has been appointed the first director of the Center for the Study of Consecrated Life. The center will launch in February 2015 in celebration of “The Year of Consecrated Life” designated by Pope Francis to begin on November 30, 2014.
Over 311,000 people gathered in New York City on September 21st to express their worry about the future of this planet that is our only home. For some it was the prospect of rising temperatures caused by carbon emissions that had them marching and carrying signs. For others it was the callous pollution of ground water by fracking operations. For others, it was the injustice suffered by the poorest and most vulnerable peoples on earth who are always the first to suffer from the profit seeking of corporations, nations and wealthy individuals. Tucked into the crowd, just in front of the Noah’s Ark float, were three RSCJ and several colleagues carrying a sign with the familiar Sacred Heart logo surrounded by the names of all the countries where RSCJ serve and the words “Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.”