Category Archives: General Administration

Superior general named bishop

On April 6, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). The Diocese of Hildesheim, which includes the city of Hanover, is one of the oldest dioceses in the world. … Continue reading

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Developing a congregational communications strategy

Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, recently sent a letter to the major superiors of the congregation regarding the general administration’s efforts in developing a communications strategy for the Priests of the Sacred Heart, or as we have come to be … Continue reading

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Christmas Letter: General Administration

The General Administration has published its Christmas Letter for 2016. Click here to read the letter in English. Click here to access the letter in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese or Indonesian.    

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Major Superiors Meeting in Rome : November 28 – December 2, 2016

The community in Rome was buzzing toward the end of November. First of all, all the major superiors of all the entities, even of the areas of Bielorus, Ukraine, Transniestre, the new settlement in Asia, were there. They were joined … Continue reading

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Charism and devotions: Towards an inculturated identity

In 2017 there will be another Theological Seminar, held this time in Yogyakarta between July 20 and 25. The last one was in Taubate in 2014. This time the International Theological Commission is asking for the input from all the … Continue reading

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Statistics SCJ June 30, 2016

  V P D SVP FVP SVT FVT Totale N 1AG 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 ACR 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 13 0 ANG 0 7 1 0 0 5 0 13 1 … Continue reading

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Activity of the General Administration

The following is from Fr. Pedro Iglesias Curto, SCJ, secretary general: Dear Confreres,  In these early days of the start of my duties as secretary general, successor to Fr. Florentinus Heru Ismadi –  whom I need to thank for the … Continue reading

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A new Superior for the International College

After a consultation of the members of the community  of the International Community in Rome and also the Provincial Superior of the North Italian Province,  the General Administration has appointed during an extraordinary meeting of Council on June 25, 2016: … Continue reading

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Dehon Commission

On June 7, 2016 the General Council instituted a new commission in order to further the process of the beatification of Fr. Dehon. It is called the Dehon Commission. The members of the commission are: Fr. Fernando Rodríguez Garrapucho, SCJ … Continue reading

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New General Procurator and Vice-Procurator

On June 7, 2016 the General Administration appointed Fr. Celson Altenhofen, SCJ Procurator General of the Congregation at the Holy See He will be supported by Fr. Célestin Tshimbundu Mukwende, SCJ Vice Procurator General a the Holy See This is a … Continue reading

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