2019

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The last week of last September was a week that the MAD Region dedicated to being together in meetings, at a spiritual retreat, for the profession of vows and for the sending of members on missions, and reviewing the internal reorganization of the different communities. This year 2018, we celebrated an extraordinary chapter. As a mission we will open a new community in Antsohihy, a town in the north of…
On Sunday, October 7, the Vietnamese worship community of Milwaukee celebrated its 40th anniversary. Since 2007, the community has been a part of St. Martin of Tours parish in Franklin, WI (suburban Milwaukee), ministered to by the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). The concept of ethnic Catholic communities is a familiar one in the United States. The early years of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee were guided primarily by people…
With great joy, the Dehonian community of Poland welcomed the first profession of five new confreres. The celebration took place at the Stopnica Novitiate on Saturday, September 22, in the presence of the provincial superior, Fr. Wiesław Święch, SCJ. Four of the new Dehonians come from various parts of Poland (Daniel Jamiński, Jacek Kowal, Szymon Szubarczyk and Krzysztof Witek), but among them is also Aliaksandr Piatlitski, a native of Belarus.…
From September 7-9, Lay Dehonians of the BRE Province met in João Pessoa-PB (Brazil). The event was linked to the 80th year of the BRE Province and the 125th anniversary of the presence of the congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart in Brazil. The participants represented many of the Dehonian parishes present in various states of Brazil: Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco and Alagoas. During the…
In Antsirabe (Madagascar) on Friday, September 14, two Dehonians made their perpetual profession in the Congregation: Denis Marco Randriamanatena and Mahenintsoa Rakotomanandafy. Their perpetual profession is a testimony of life, a desire to identify oneself according to the call of Christ in the religious life of our congregation. The celebration was enriched with the presence of the members of the African Theological Commission, and with the chairperson of the International…