Earth Day Prayer 2017

April 17, 2017 By Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ Forty-seven years ago (1970), the deteriorating condition of Mother Earth led to Earth Day in her honor. Begun as a secular observation, faith communities now join on this day to celebrate God’s lavish gifts and to remind us to care for them. Pope Francis’ many documents on care […]

Homily for Cornelia Connelly’s Anniversary

18 April 2017 Society of the Holy Child Jesus founder Cornelia Connelly died on this date in 1879. By Michele Puma, SHCJ The Readings in today’s Liturgy still focus on Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection, we on the other hand have just experienced the suffering and death of Sister Veronica Grover and we are preparing for […]

Farewell to Sr. Rosemary Ifeyinwa Atuegbu, SHCJ

April 5, 2017 By Sr. Ann Schulte, SHCJ It was dark outside March 31 as the Sisters began to arrive about 5.30 a.m. to take their seats around the front porch of Keffi Street, Lagos, Nigeria and join in prayer and song. The main gates were opened to let in the funeral car, and to […]