On the 11th of October 2014, the Province of England-Wales marked the closing of the Janet Stuart Centenary Celebrations with a Eucharist of Thanksgiving in the chapel of the Digby Stuart College.
After three years of review by the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and lobby on our part, the Society of the Sacred Heart has been granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations (UN).
A day after the 2014 Provincials Assembly closed, majority of the participants made a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Sofía Baranda RSCJ (Provincial of Chile) shares her reflection after the visit. This is followed by a video by the RSCJ Web Team.
On the last day of the Provincials Assembly, which was held on 1-17 September in Poland, the participants agreed that this "magnificat" expresses well their shared experience.
On Saturday, 20 September 2014, 13 RSCJ were welcomed by the General Council to the English-Spanish probation at the Villa Lante in Rome.
Nine months have passed since Supertyphoon Yolanda hit the Philippines. Rehabilitation efforts continue. Yuka Arita RSCJ, District Treasurer of the Philippines, makes an account of how donations have been used.
Archivist General Margaret Phelan RSCJ shares that Chantal Paisant, who has written a number of times on the history of the Society of the Sacred Heart, has a new book.
The Provincials of the Society of the Sacred Heart, the General Council, and other attendees are gathered in Warsaw, Poland from the 1st of September to the 17th for the 2014 Provincials Assembly.
As we mourn the loss of our Sister Philomene Tiernan RSCJ, we join the world in praying for peace and for the dawning of the light of grace that would dispel the darkness of evil.
The Sacred Heart School in Seoul, Korea asks for our prayers for the speedy and peaceful resolution of this conflict.