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Laudato Si - The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis

Religious of the Sacred Heart around the world join millions of faithful Catholics and others in celebrating the latest Encyclical Letter of our Holy Father. In it, Pope Francis appeals "for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet" and calls on all of us to participate. We invite you to read Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si', in its entirety on the Vatican website.

Love is always ready to hope

I have been re-reading the diary of Etty Hillesum, the young Dutch Jewish woman who died in Auschwitz. In September 1942, on sick leave from her voluntary work in the Westerbork transit camp, grieving the death of the man she loved and aware of encroaching annihilation, she was nonetheless able to write:

Easter reflection 2020

Easter celebrations will likely look a lot different as more than 1.5 billion people worldwide have been asked to stay home amid the spread of coronavirus. We invite you to watch this reflection video as we continue to pray and hold the world in our hearts.