In addition to the direct support that our sisters in Poland and Hungary are giving to Ukrainian asylum seekers, sisters in different parts of the world are asking how the family of the Sacred Heart can help. To this end, the General Council has created a fund to collect financial resources to support the victims of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.
The probation community has arrived safely in Joigny. We thank you for your prayers. We will begin our long retreat on Monday, the 21st of March, we humbly ask for your prayers again for this wonderful time.
Lolín Menéndez, with the help of the Society’s General Archives and the provinces of Poland and Central Europe, recounts the history of the Society in the Ukraine.
It is a joyous moment for the Society of the Sacred Heart as they welcome nine RSCJ who are beginning their Probation journey together in Rome.
In 1806, Sophie Barat travelled to Poitiers with Henriette Girard. Here they opened the first Sacred Heart novitiate with Lydie Chobelet, Josephine Bigeau, and Thérèse Maillucheau.
We celebrated Christmas at the Mother House last week, a chance for all of us to spend time together after all the hard work of the Special Chapter.
It is with deep gratitude that the General Council says good-bye to Isabelle Lagneau (BFN), thanking her for her five years of generous service on the General Council. At the same time, they welcome Anne Corry (ANZ), who is joining the team as General Councilor.
The Opening Mass of the Special Chapter was held on November 10, 2021. Watch the full video, see the photo gallery and access other resources from the Mass.
As the Special Chapter draws closer, we are inviting the whole Society to journey together in prayer to prepare our hearts and minds for these important days. We are suggesting nine days of prayer leading up to the Chapter – a Novena.
To celebrate the Feast of Mater Admirabilis, RSCJ and staff at the Mother House got together to talk about the upcoming Special Chapter.