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The Dehonians' contribution is in the gaze from the Heart of Christ, the incarnate life from the mercy of reparation. We repair wounded hearts, we go to the most difficult places where others do not want to be, to people who require a kind and repairing presence. In this way Fr. Johnny Lì, SCJ, tries to explain the charism and Dehonian spirituality. Take a look at the video prepared by…
This week we can sing again the "Te Deum" in Europe. On January 10, 2017, three provinces celebrated their 70th anniversaries of "canonical birth:" the British-Irish, Polish and Spanish. The presence of the SCJs in Great Britain and Ireland began in 1937 with two parishes. The first missionary fathers in England were Fr. Lennartz and Fr. Kusters. A minor seminary was opened, and in 1948, after World War II, the…
  The upcoming year will be one in which the congregation hopes to create a common identity in words and symbols: a common name, a common logo, a common mission statement.  Diversity toward a common goal –– that, in a nutshell, summed up the first Dehonian “Media Experts Meeting.” Held January 3-6 in Rome, the gathering was a mix of presentations, hands-on workshops, and brainstorming toward a congregational communications strategy. Participants…
On December 27, 2016, the Portuguese Province celebrated its 50th anniversary. The event was held at the seminary of Our Lady of Fatima in Alfragide, Portugal. Noted during the celebration were two other events: the 70-year presence of the Priests of the Sacred Heart in Portugal and 35 years since the first missionaries were sent to Madagascar. Also on the anniversary day two confreres were ordained to the diaconate. The…
Marco Politi (pictured above), author of Pope Francis Among the Wolves, was the opening speaker on the second day of the Dehonian Media Workshop. His topic centered on Pope Francis’ communication strategy. Mr. Politi began by noting that what is significant about Pope Francis is not that he is the first pope from Latin America but that he is the first pope with “a real experience of a global society.” Buenos…