A special edition of the Newsletter of the Province of Japan featured reflections of some of our sisters on the movie "Silence."
Sisters Mieko Shinjo and Masako Egawa of the RSCJ Province of Japan were interviewed by Global Sisters Report about the response of religious communities to the triple disaster that struck Fukushima, Japan in 2011.
Guided by the global vision of our foundress, St. Madeleine Sophie Barat, Sacred Heart schools in Japan participated in the first Global Day at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, on November, 20, 2016.
Bethanie Sulleza rscj (PHI) visited Japan from September 8 to October 26. She shares with us some of her experiences and reflections.
Sister Chiaki Hatanaka rscj (JPN), a member of the staff of the Catholic Tokyo Volunteer Center (CTVC) and coordinator of the Haramachi Base, shares how volunteers accompany people as they try to once again lead normal lives.
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.
The Japan JPIC Committee shares three prayers written by 12th grade students, as a response to the call to participate in a "circle of prayer" before and during the COP21 in Paris.
For nearly 30 years now, the Japan Province has been having an annual Creativity Workshop. Last summer, a similar Creativity Workshop was held in the Area of Indonesia.
"Celebrating the 70 years of peace after the War, we would like to show our wish to work and pray for peace together with RSCJs in the world." - Eriko Oyama rscj (JPN)
"What is transforming is the direct encounter with real persons, and the insight that comes when hearts are touched." Saiko Kobari writes about the impact of the exposure program to the Philippines of the Sacred Heart High Schools of Japan.