We have just finished Week 4 of General Chapter 2016. Week 3 ended quietly, but here are two posts that can help us remember where we were at that point.
"Witnesses of Love," the five-day International Sacred Heart Youth Meeting in Tarnów, Poland, ended on the 25th of July.
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy” (Mt 5:7). With this theme, the Krakow 2016 WYD forms part of the Holy Year of Mercy and so becomes a Youth Jubilee at world level. (from the message of Pope Francis for WYD2016)
On the 12th of May 2016, Sister Yasuko Taguchi rscj was conferred by the Emperor of Japan the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette, for her years of service in the field of education.
Anne Corry rscj shares about the UISG Assembly held in Rome on the 9th to the 13th of May 2016.
Roselyne Sernesi rscj and Claude Deschamps rscj of the BFN Province share about the International Voluntary Service of the Sacred Heart.
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.