Monthly Archives: May 2016

CRC Annual Meeting in Montréal

Between May 26 to 29 the Canadian Religious Conference /Conférence religieuse Canadienne met in Montréal for their biannual General  meeting with the title: “Discerning Hope Amid the Challenges.” 300 religious, men and women, participated in a common discussion on the … Continue reading

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SCJs lead youth retreat in Toronto

“In the end it was all grace!” Fraters James Nguyen and Henry Nguyen were in Toronto in late May to take part in the annual youth and young adult retreat with Mudika UKI, the Indonesian Catholic community of Toronto. Each … Continue reading

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Letter for the Feast of the Sacred Heart 2016 / Lettre pour la fête du Sacré-Coeur

Each year on the occasion of the Feast of the Sacred Heart, the Superior General and his council publishes a letter. In this Jubilee year of mercy, it is no different. And in accordance with the theme, the letter addresses … Continue reading

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“Kindness” is the greatest gift

Br. Brian Tompkins ministers to senior SCJs at Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake (US Province) and others who are in nursing care. In the May 20 issue of Dehonian Spirituality he reflected on aging and ministry to seniors. Dehonian Spirituality … Continue reading

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SUMMARY OF GENERAL COUNCIL MEETINGS

Fr. Radosław Warenda, vice-secretary general, writes: “We have begun to publish brief information from the meetings of the General Council on our website. The newest information will be available on the left side of www.dehon.it (www.dehon.it/en for the English). We hope that this kind of information … Continue reading

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Fort McMurray

Most of us have been watching with horror the terrible devastation caused by the wild fires in and around Fort McMurray and the displacement of so many people whose homes and properties have been affected. The Region has allocated some … Continue reading

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Regional Council meeting in Hales Corners

Since we met with our U.S.A. council on May 2, we decided that we could meet with our own council the day after, freeing the members an extra journey. The council last met in Ottawa on March 30. There were … Continue reading

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North American councils meet in Hales Corners

Twice a year the administrations of the US Province and Canadian Region come together to talk about shared concerns, explore areas of collaboration and simply spend time together in fellowship and prayer. On May 2, the group held its first … Continue reading

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Devastation in Ecuador

First-hand testimony “We’re loading trucks with supplies and headed for Pedernales, the worst affected area,” said Fr. Pedro Jesús Arenas, one of our SCJs in Ecuador. “One can feel the tremors, realizing the devastation at the epicenter of the earthquake. … Continue reading

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Nouveau Secrétaire Général / New Secretary General

Le Supérieur Général a nommé un nouveau secrétaire général, le Père Pedro Iglesias Curto de la province d’Espagne. À partir du 1er août 2016 il remplacera le Père Heru Ismadi que nous remercions pour les nombreux services rendus. On August … Continue reading

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