Holy Child College Celebrates “United Nations at 70”

By Sr. Ann Schulte, SHCJ “What shall we do with a drunken sailor…”   These words were on some music being played at Holy Child College, Lagos, on Saturday 14th November, 2015. Rather a strange song for the College!  On going inside the grounds, one saw a very colourfully dressed group of girls, dancing something […]

SHCJ Associate Reflects on Writing Cornelia Connelly Book

In the spirit of Cornelia Connelly, SHCJ Associate Judith “Judy” Talvacchia graciously answered “yes” to the Society’s request to author a book on its foundress. Approximately 26,000 copies of the English version have been distributed internationally, and a Spanish version will be released this fall. By Judith Talvacchia, SHCJ Associate
 Cornelia Connelly has always been […]

Celebrating 169 Years of Existence

October 13th and 15th are two important dates for the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. These days mark the foundation of the Society 169 years ago (1846) at Derby in England by Venerable Cornelia Connelly; a woman of outstanding courage and love for Christ. That seed sown by Cornelia has continued to flourish. Over […]

Celebration of 2015 St. Edward’s and St. Theresa’s Feasts in Lagos

By Sr. Ann Schulte, SHCJ “Make a joyful noise to the Lord.” This was certainly what happened in our chapel in Keffi Street as we were about 30 sisters present there on 15th October to celebrate the Feast of St. Theresa! The number was due to the fact that Sisters had come for a workshop […]

Candidacy Community of Cape Coast Celebrates Feast Days

Our Feast Days of Saint Edward and Saint Teresa were very colourful and solemn. During our community prayer on the 13th October, we read the the informative and the prayerful letter from the Provincial Leadership Team (PLT). Then, we used the prayer plan from the Society Leadership Team at our morning prayer on the 15th […]

Quickbooks and Excel Workshop

The SHCJ African Province Project heads, bursars and alongside the Province Leadership Team attended a weeklong workshop on Quick Books and Excel held from 11th to 17th October, 2015 at the Provincial house, Keffi Street Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop aimed at equipping Sisters with basic skills required for managing the day to day records of […]