We now have the publication in English of Monique Luirard’s book on the Society 1865-2000. It has been translated by Fran Gimber RSCJ (USC).
On March 16, 2016, the University of Roehampton in London, England, which celebrates its 175th anniversary, conferred on Cecile the award of Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, in recognition of her support of social development and human rights.
On Sunday, 17 January 2016, we celebrated the perpetual profession of nine RSCJ. Here is a slideshow of photos taken by Margaret Phelan rscj, Ana María Uribe rscj, and Cuca Maset during the ceremony of Perpetual Profession at the Villa Lante in Rome.
Nine RSCJ, who are preparing for their final commitment, received the name and devise that will accompany them as they live their vocation into the future.
I would like to invite each one to take time in this Christmas and New Year season to “enter the holy door” and to “journey in pilgrimage,” as ways of beginning the new year and preparing our hearts and our minds for the General Chapter.
~ Kathleen Conan rscj
On December 12, in Rome, the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) celebrated its 50th Jubilee of service to women’s Religious Congregations around the world.
On the evening of Wednesday, December 9th, nine of the ten members of the newly established UISG Intercongregational Project for Migrants joined the Mother House community for a time of prayer in the chapel, followed by a simple supper and a chance to get to know each of the Sisters.
Ten Sisters belonging to the UISG Migrants Project will be sent to mission in Sicily on Saturday, December 12.
Here are five photos of recent "significant moments" in the life of our communities, provinces, or regions in different parts of the world.
On the 21st to the 25th of October 2015, the V International Conference of Heads of Schools of the Sacred Heart was held in Mexico City.