World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis has proclaimed a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation,” which will be celebrated annually on September 1. Inspired by the Laudato Si’ encyclical, the Global Catholic Climate Movement invites Catholics to celebrate the “Season of Creation” worldwide, following the example of other Christian denominations and the Catholic Bishops of the […]

Sisters Travel for Educational Internship

SHCJ Sisters Justina Akpakpan and Genevieve Ibedu have recently arrived in Pasadena, California, USA for a five-month-long internship at Mayfield Junior School of the Holy Child Jesus. Both are teachers who will take what they have learned back to their respective Holy Child schools in Nigeria. Justina is at Holy Child Model School and Genevieve […]

Photos: African Province Assembly

Below are photos of the Opening Ritual of the African Province Assembly, currently taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. Sisters were called up based on their location by Philomena Aidoo, Province Leader. Each ministry location presented a symbol that described for them the essence of SHCJ  in that location. Part of this ritual included calling open […]

African Province Turns 85

The Society’s African Province celebrated the 85th Anniversary of our presence in Africa on Saturday, Aug. 8. Martha Attakruh, Theresa Tanko, Letitia Awuni and Patricia Thomas are the four Silver Jubilarians. The Golden Jubilee of Teresa Okure, who was the first African sister to enter the Society, was also celebrated. The day was full of […]

A Happy SHCJ Reunion

Twenty-one alumnae from the Class of 1982 at  Holy Child School, Cape Coast, Ghana, visited with the SHCJ at Holy Child Center in Rosemont, Pa. on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The women reminisced about their days at Holy Child, and sang and danced for the Sisters.  This was followed by a celebration of the Eucharist […]