"On behalf of all the sisters in the Society of the Sacred Heart, we want to thank you for your generous service during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic."
In his Urbi et Orbi message, Pope Francis speaks of the "contagion of hope."
Where is "Galilee" for us now? What is "Galilee" for us now? How are we to go there, and how are we to live this “Galilee” now, and then afterwards into the new tomorrow…..?
As we prepare to celebrate the Easter Vigil in an unprecedented way this year, Sister Barbara Dawson and the General Council send us their hope, prayer, and blessing.
At this time of the Covid-19 global pandemic, the JPIC International Team offers the Sacred Heart Family this prayer-and-reflection guide for Easter Triduum 2020.
Pope Francis sends us his video message for Holy Week 2020. A link to the schedule of the Holy Week liturgical celebrations at the Vatican is also available here.
"We confide our sisters to St. Madeleine Sophie who understood so well how to “hold the Society” in times of great difficulty. We have placed a candle in front of Sophie’s picture in our front hall."
Here is a Special Edition of the Newsletter of Sacred Heart at the UN.
"The reality of this moment is teaching us new things on many different levels.... Most important, we need to stay connected to each other."
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, on the 27th of March 2020, 6PM in Rome, Pope Francis presided at the prayer service on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica.