Twelve 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.
On September 8, 2016, the General Council welcomed twelve RSCJ to Rome and formally opened their time of preparation for final commitment as Religious of the Sacred Heart.
Less than a year ago, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit at the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. From India, Sophia Nelliekunnel rscj participated in relief operations; from the Philippines, Lydia Collado rscj and Sandra Clemente rscj facilitated a Psychological First Aid trainors’ training.
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.
A prayer for the New Year, especially as we prepare for the General Chapter, from the Province of India.
More than 5000 young religious participated in the 2015 World Meeting of Consecrated Women and Men. As Josephine Mbayira rscj (UGK), one of the 16 young RSCJ who joined this celebration, commented: “Religious life is not dying!”
Here is a slideshow of photos taken by Margaret Phelan rscj and Ana María Uribe rscj during the ceremony of Final Profession at the Villa Lante in Rome.
Thirteen Religious of the Sacred Heart received the name and devise which reflect their experience during their period of preparation for perpetual profession and which will accompany them individually and as a group as they live our vocation into the future.