How We Serve

The Society of Holy Child Jesus – African Province (SHCJ) is known for:

  • Educational apostolate based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every human being
  • Related Pastoral and Spiritual ministries
  • Being agents of change, working for justice with compassion.

The SHCJ are involved in:

  • School Administration: Crèche, Kindergarten, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Vocational and Adult Training Centres: Holy Child Model Nursery and Primary School, Oukpo
  • Hospital/Clinic Management: Cornelian Maternity and Rural Health Care Centre
  • Pastoral and related ministries
  • Counseling, Retreat/Spiritual Direction, Facilitation of workshops/programs: CENTRE FOR RENEWAL
  • Community Development.

Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

The presence of the Incarnate Word shines out from the heart of all Creation. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin As Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, whose charism is Incarnational, “we commit ourselves to explore ever more deeply and in diverse w...

Ministries

Philomena Grimley from the European Province provides service at a food pantry in Preston. Cornelia Connelly’s motto for her community, “Actions Not Words,” captures her understanding that living the Gospel is the best way of preaching it. F...
Education

Education

Reflecting on the wants of the age and the needs of the time, Venerable Cornelia Connelly, the Foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) developed a vision of education that is based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every human...

Pastoral / Spiritual

Spiritual Direction Training Programme at CFR. Renewing, Refreshing and Refilling the Soul The Centre for Renewal was established in October 1980. The vision of the Centre for Renewal is to ensure the integral development of the human person....

Health

Holy Child Sisters minister as administrators, nurses, laboratory technicians and paramedical workers in clinics and hospitals in Ghana and Nigeria. The sisters engaged in this ministry believe encouragement and fostering a spirit of hope and joy...

Agriculture

Novices working on the farm. Organic farm brings food, hope and a better life to the villagers. We, the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, are passionate that our dream of organic agriculture will bring food, hope and a better life to the people...

Peace, Justice and Care of Creation

Rev. Aniedi Okure and SHCJ Sister Catherine Callaghan rally in Washington, DC to demand the return of hundreds of young women kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. The Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus have committed ourselves and the...

Our Work

The Society of Holy Child Jesus African Province is known for: Educational apostolate based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every human being Related Pastoral and Spiritual ministries Being agents of change, working for justice...