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.
Region: Philippine Duchesne Region
Margarita Recavarren RSCJ of the Province of Peru received recognition for her valuable contribution in spreading a message of peace through her promotion of the development and empowerment of women in her community.
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.
As part of the Youth Ministry Plan of the province of Perú, a workshop for leaders (JOSAC – PE), with the theme "Caring for Life and Creation," was held from Saturday 12th till Monday 14th December 2015.
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!”
On the 9th to the 14th of January, the Province of Peru hosted I Campamento JOSAC (the First Sacred Heart Youth Camp). 35 young people came together from our various institutions in Lima, Bambamarca, Jaen and Trujillo.
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.