Like most Catholic families, we had framed pictures of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mother Mary on the altar. I experienced a deep connection with the picture of the Sacred Heart; I felt Jesus was speaking to me and was often moved to tears with the depth of this connection.
Several times I heard my parents say “Tujekhoshi jau Deva.”(May Your will be done, Oh God) Somewhere this is rooted deep down in me and helped me in my discernment. I learned to wait for God to answer.
Dr. Mudita Sodder RSCJ reflects on the meaning of the Feast of the Transfiguration on August 6 and on how we can embrace the magnificence of the Divine in our everyday lives.
Communities from around the world send their greetings to celebrate St. Madeleine Sophie's Day.
Crises of unforeseen proportions, like the present pandemic, are bound to result in disruption and chaos. So the call this Easter is to lead from the emerging future.
When I look back at my life as a Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ), I realise it is God who called me.
When I chose to answer the call to religious life, I experienced a great sense of peace and trust, knowing that God was very much at work in every obstacle that stood in the way of my choice. I can only marvel at all that God has done and is still doing for me.
It was at my First Holy Communion that the Lord Jesus entered my childlike heart and whispered to me: “Come follow me! You will be a witness of my love - to all peoples.”
My vocation story is like a fairy tale - all well-planned from the beginning to the end.
Rita Pinto (IND) and Sheila Smith (UN-NGO Representative) attended some of the virtual events that were part of the 75th General Assembly of the UN, and heard the incessant cry for collaboration.