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Various Locations: Service Projects | Ongoing Experience the work of Holy Child firsthand. In honor of Cornelia’s commitment to serving others, service opportunities are offered at several of our ministries. Find one in your area and join with us i...

2016 Holy Child Awards Dinner

The Eighth Annual Society of the Holy Child Jesus Awards Dinner honored: Meg and Tom Healey Alexandra Hellmuth       This Year's Honorees Faith in Action Honorees: Meg and Tom Healey Meg and Tom have...

2017 Holy Child Awards Dinner

Ninth Annual Society of the Holy Child Jesus Awards Dinner Thursday, March 16, 2017 Aronimink Golf Club 3600 St. Davids Road Newtown Square, PA 6:00-9:00 PM Business Casual / Valet parking available   $150 (with $70 tax-deductible) $100...

Publications

Spring/Summer 2017 -- Annual Report 2015-2016 Fall/Winter 2016 Spring/Summer 2016 -- Annual Report 2014-2015 Spring/Summer 2015 Fall / Winter 2015 -- Annual Report 2013-2014 Spring/Summer...

Press Releases

  May 16, 2015 SHCJ's Statement on the Release of Megan Rice, SHCJ February 18, 2014 Statement from Province Leader Regarding Sentencing May 12, 2013 Updated Response from Province Leader to Conviction May 14, 2012 Turning Concerns...

Turning Concerns Godward

SHCJ Transforms Everyday Concerns into Mediations for Daily Life For immediate Release Contact: Beth Drost or 215-884-6499 ROSEMONT, PA — Just ask. Ask the student cramming for exams. Ask a parent balancing family, job and home. Ask the unemployed s...

They Empathize, They Act, They Inspire Change

For immediate Release Contact: Beth Drost or 215-884-6499 SHCJ Honors Former NY Bar Association President and Fordham University Dean, John D. Feerick and Community FoodBank of New Jersey Founder Kathleen DiChiara NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Confronting s...

Kathleen DiChiara

2012 Faith in Action Award Recipient "My heart tells me what to do; my head tells me how to do it,” says Kathleen DiChiara, who describes herself as a pragmatic idealist. In 1975, Kathleen began an emergency food program out of the back of h...

Trinity of Appreciation

Society of the Holy Child Jesus Thanks Benefactors From Coast to Coast on October 23 MA, PA, and OR Sites to Host Masses and Receptions ROSEMONT, PA — The Sisters of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) live the Society’s maxim, Actions Not...

Retirement is Not for Everyone

SHCJ Sisters Are Happy to Make a Commitment for Life You can count on children to cut to the heart of the issue. Two preschoolers were overheard discussing their grandfather’s retirement: The older sister explained to her sibling, “Now Grandpa has...

New Province Leadership Team

Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus Appoint A New Province Leadership Team HAVERTOWN, PA - On Thursday, March 3 at the St. Raphaela Center, the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) appointed a new American Province Leadership Team (The Society...

Sponsored Ministries

Since 1992, the Sisters of the Holy Child have founded a number of ministries and social service programs that serve those living in underserved areas. These programs range from a nonprofit law center in San Diego, CA that focuses on helping immigrant...

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...

2011 Awards Dinner

Shining the Spotlight on Two Who Shine Their Light on Others Philadelphia-area Residents Honored by SHCJ for Commitment to Those in Need ROSEMONT, PA — Can you identify the most successful among us? What do you think are the indicators of success…jewelry, car...

Being a Nun Leads to Adventure

SHCJ Sisters Take The Road Less Travelled to Adventure Vocations Can Be Challenging and Exciting, Yet Misconceptions Abound Contact: Beth Drost | 215.884.6499 Search the Internet for “exciting careers” and you will be surprised at the jobs tha...

2011 Vocation Awareness Week

The Catholic Church in the United States will celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week, January 9-15, 2011. This is a special time for all seekers--be they young adults, senior citizens, parents, grandparents, vowed religious and priests--to ponder...

Lessons For Children

SHCJ Volunteer Takes “Response-Ability” for Introducing Children to the Good Works of Founder Society’s Principle “Actions Not Words” Highlighted in Children’s Book ROSEMONT, PA — The life of Cornelia Connelly, who in 1846 founded the Society o...

Tea In The Gardens

Sisters and Students Reunite To Celebrate Lifelong Bonds Over Tea Holy Child Sisters and Alums Gather for Tea in the Gardens on May 23 Rosemont, Pa. — On Sunday, May 23 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., alums of Holy Child Schools will gather with the Sis...

First African Elected

First African Elected to Lead the Society of the Holy Child Jesus Mayfield, England – Sr. Veronica Openibo, SHCJ was elected as the 13th Society Leader (Superior General) of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) on Saturday, April 10, 2010. S...

About Vocation Sunday

As Church Recognizes Vocation Sunday, an SHCJ Jubilarian Reflects on Her Calling Vocation Sunday is April 25 BRYN MAWR, PA — When Therese Currie began her Candidacy as a Sister with the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) in the late 1940s, h...

Translating Faith Into Action

Honored For Embodying Their Faith Spirit of Care and Compassion causes Irvine Lawyer and Pasadena Psychologist to Succeed Los Angeles, Calif. – Spirituality is rarely equated with success in one’s career. But for one lawyer, John Alcorn of Irv...

Actions Not Words

Growing Number of Retirees Hear the Call SHCJ Attracts Retired Volunteers on a Quest for Personal Fulfillment With improved health care, the average life expectancy in the United States is 78 years of age. Coupled with the country’s average retirement a...