How We Serve

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...

American Ministry

“Meet the Wants of the Age” -Cornelia Connelly Cornelia Connelly established a religious community that is responsive to the needs of the time, or in her words, to “meet the wants of the age.” For nearly 170 years, Holy Child Sisters have carried...

Casa Cornelia Law Center, San Diego, CA

Luis with the CCLC attorney who handled his case Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Child in 1993, Casa Cornelia Law Center is a public interest law firm providing pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations. ...

South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project

In 1993, the South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (LAMP) was founded to provide support to families living in Los Angeles County, where it is reported that half of the country's 60,000 gang members reside. The area surrounding LAMP's...

The Washington School for Girls, Washington, DC

Working in partnership with the Religious of Jesus and Mary and the National Council of Negro Women, the Society of the Holy Child Jesus opened the Washington School for Girls in 1998. The school provides a caring and safe environment for young...

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep, Waukegan, IL

In 2004, the Sisters of the Holy Child founded Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in partnership with the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, Resurrection Fathers, Viatorians, and St. Mary's Parish, Lake Forest. Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep...

Dalton Center for Mission

Sponsored and staffed by the Holy Child Sisters , Dalton Center offers mission education to high school students and parishes in the United States. Dalton Center works in conjunction with the Society for the Propagation of the Faith to seek prayer, sacrifice,...

Cornelia Connelly Center, New York, NY

Only 8% of low-income students graduate from college. But 65% of graduates from the Cornelia Connelly Center graduate from college. Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus in 1993, the Cornelia Connelly Center (CCC) provides fifth...

Cristo Rey New York High School, New York, NY

In partnership with the Christian Brothers and Jesuits, the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus founded Cristo Rey New York High School (CRNYHS) in 2004. Like its sister schools in the Cristo Rey Network, CRNYHS offers students from low-income families...

African Sisters Education Collaborative, Philadelphia, PA

The African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), begun in 2002, helps Catholic Sisters in Africa access education so that they can become qualified to serve as teachers, as well as in health care, spiritual, or social service ministries in their countries....

Hope Partnership for Education, Philadelphia, PA

Every day in the U.S., 7,000 students drop out of high school. Most of those who drop out of high school were already on that path when they were in middle school. To curtail the dropout rate, most experts agree that students need to be reached...

Providence Center, Philadelphia, PA

For more than 125 years, the Sisters of the Holy Child served St. Edward Parish in the Fairhill/West Kensington section of Philadelphia. Sadly, however, the parish was closed in 1993. The Sisters feared that the parish closing would contribute...

Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

In 1920, the 19th Amendment passed giving women the right to vote. This dramatically changed the landscape of our country. As opportunities began opening up for women, there quickly became a need for higher education for women. True to their mission,...

Centro Cornelia Connelly, 
Santiago, Chile

Founded in 1995 by the Holy Child Sisters , this ministry focuses on spiritual formation and training in leadership for youth and adults in Santiago and through missions in the south of Chile. Sisters also offer outreach to the city’s homeless c...

Holy Child Elementary School and Our Lady of Good Counsel Dispensary

The Holy Child Sisters founded Holy Child Elementary School and Our Lady of Good Counsel Dispensary, Fe y Alegria, in 1995. Located in Batey Lecheria, the mission site serves impoverished Haitian migrant workers and their families. These men,...

Education

The Holy Child Sisters’ contribution to field of education has been a hallmark of the Society for nearly 170 years. Rooted in the mission to help others believe that God lives and acts them and in our world, the Society’s educational philosophy foc...

Network of Schools

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Child, the Holy Child Network of Schools is an association of 10 independent Catholic schools. Each school is committed to the Goals of Holy Child Schools which articulate the educational philosophy...

Rosemont College

Founded in 1921 by the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College is a community of learners dedicated to excellence and joy in the pursuit of knowledge. Rosemont College seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds,...

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...

American Province

As Holy Child Sisters, we are committed to an understanding of Incarnation that embraces the whole of creation. We “help others to believe that God lives and acts in our world, and to rejoice in the divine presence.” Click on the topics below to ...

Social Justice Ministries in the American Province

In the United States, Chile, and Dominican Republic , the Holy Child Sisters embrace God’s will for justice and peace for all creation. We are enlivened by the calls of Pope Francis to play our part in being a church for the poor, a church that is home t...

SHCJ Artists

"He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist." — St. Francis of Assisi Art has always held a special place within the t...

France White - Blank cards and Prints

Full Color Reproductions Cards $2.00 each Prints Size A 8 1/2 x11 $10.00 Size B 11x14 $15.00 Size C 12x16 $18.00 Some are 13x9 or 11x17 Size D 17x22 $65.00 Giclée limited edition print ...

Ordering Information

1 card $2.00 Quantity Discount and Personalizations Inquire about quantity discounts on orders of 25 or more of the same card. Personalized messages are available at additional cost. Add a dedication to a print for an...

France White Christmas Cards

Click here for Ordering Information . Blank cards and Print designs here . O Adonai inside text The blessings of Christmas be yours, and may the birth of the Child enflame your heart with God’s boundless mercy and love. Dawn of Salvation –...

Ordering Information - Christmas cards

Christmas Cards By France White, SHCJ Mix or Match cards: 1 card  $2.00 You can personalize your cards for an additional 10% in total cost. To order, please give: Card title Quantity desired If you wish the ...

Spiritual and Healing

“The Sisters provide me with renewed hope and confidence…my heart is filled with love.” — Dana Charles Pierce, Supporter of the Society, 2014 With a deep commitment to the growth and development of each human person, the Holy Child Sisters engage ...

Handing on the Spirit

Handing on the Spirit is a program to promote our Holy Child spirit and Incarnational spirituality helping people rejoice in knowing that God loved them so much as to become human, and that God’s love is still present and active in today’s world. It ...

Holy Child Center (Rosemont, PA) and SHCJ Community (Rye, NY)

After serving a lifetime of teaching, serving the poor, providing spiritual guidance, and advocating social justice , Holy Child Sisters retire from active ministry to Holy Child Center in Rosemont, PA, and SHCJ Community in Rye, NY. At these two...

EcoSpirituality Group

What is the EcoSpirituality Group? Founded in 2001, the EcoSpirituality Group (ESG) is a spirituality group offering mutual support as we grow in understanding of Incarnation and the SHCJ mission in light of new scientific findings about creation and...

Microlending

Since 1988, the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus have set aside a portion of their funds to be invested in community development, housing, and business projects that benefit the poor by providing low-interest loans. The organizations receiving funds...