On the 22nd of August 2019 the Society of the Sacred Heart marked its 50th year of presence and mission in the Philippines.
As I try to write about the journey that has brought me to the Society of the Sacred Heart, I still feel the impact of the mark I felt within me when I arrived in my first rscj community: home at last! After some years of searching I experienced the joy of arriving in this place where I would be able to learn how to be my most truthful self and allow the Other, God, to change that into gift.
“Together, who are we?” We, the youngest members of European rscj, were invited to share hopes, expectations and questions in the context of this question at this point in time, in our reality as region and walking together with the whole Society towards the next General Chapter in 2021.
Silvia went to Layo in Peru as a volunteer of the "Proyecto de Voluntariado Norte Sur" of the Province of Spain.
After an 8-day retreat with Marisol Soler rscj (ESP) and the evaluation of the modules, the Renewal Program in Rome closed on the 11th of August 2019.
The International Education Commission met in Rome on the 16th to the 20th of July.
Seventeen RSCJ from 11 countries and three RSCJ-members of the Ongoing Formation Commission are now in Rome for a renewal program that will run from 2nd July to 11th August 2019. Each week we will post some photos of their shared experience.
At the closing ceremony at Colegio Santa Magdalena Sofía in Valdefierro – Zaragoza, the educators received a "letter from Sophie," a rewarding surprise at year’s end, which is always a very demanding time. We now share this "letter" with all Sacred Heart educators in different parts of the world.
Here is the full text of the reflection shared by Mariola López Villanueva rscj during the Final Profession Ceremony.
On Sunday, 27th of January 2019, we celebrated with joy and gratitude the PERPETUAL PROFESSION of our sisters.