We’re Going to Be on Motherhouse Road Trip!

A Nun’s Life Ministry will be visiting SHCJ’s Rosemont, Pa. home New Sharon on a Motherhouse Road Trip, Friday, April 24, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. The “Road Trip” is a podcast that is live-streamed (audio and video) over the Internet. Anita Quigley, SHCJ, Director of Vocations for the American Province, and Pat Phillips, SHCJ will join […]

Commemorate Spring Equinox

By Terri Mackenzie SHCJ (Read her blog post on the Spring Equinox in full.) You have surely noticed that daylight is increasing in the Northern Hemisphere (or that it is lessening in the Southern). No doubt our ancestors — dating back aeons — noticed this, too. By all means participate this spring in whatever celebrations […]

Five Poppies – A Poem Inspired by the Horrors of War

By Helen Forshaw SHCJ This year and this season, Lent, memories of that terrible, most pointless of wars, the First World War, are so fresh again around the world. The context for the creation of this poem was a small SHCJ meeting at a Bernadine Convent in July 1992. They had a beautiful chapel, the altar made of […]

Child Safeguarding Audit Report

10 February 2015 The National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) today launched the reports of recent audits conducted in religious congregations. The report for the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in Ireland can be read by clicking here. The Society wishes to confirm that they will […]

Feast of the Presentation: Living with Others

Celebrate a new year with the Society’s “Begin Again” E-Retreat! Take time to enjoy the third of three guided video reflections on theme of beginning again: with God, with self, and with others. 2nd Guided Reflection 1st Guided Reflection Every month the Society posts a meditation video with reflection questions that help us build the […]

Celebrate Cornelia Connelly’s Birthday

Celebrate Cornelia Connelly’s birthday, January 15, with the Society’s “Begin Again” E-Retreat! Take time to enjoy the second of three guided video reflections on theme of beginning again: with God, with self, and with others. Every month the Society posts a meditation video with reflection questions that help us build the Holy Child community of […]

Start the New Year with the Society’s “Begin Again” E-Retreat

Every month the Society posts a meditation video with reflection questions that help us build the Holy Child community of prayer. Watch our meditations and then share your thoughts, reactions, and feelings by commenting. You can also share our meditations with your family and friends. Follow this link for all the previous monthly meditations.