We will be commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus with a variety of events. The Sisters hope you’ll join them in celebrating this momentous occasion. For more information, please contact SHCJ175th@shcj.org. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, be sure to check this page and the American Province’s social media for updates and changes.


175th Anniversary Celebration

October 2020 – October 2021

Date Event
October 10, 2020 Opening of 175th Anniversary
Saint Luke Church, Mint Hill, NC
Mass with Holy Child Associates and parishioners
October 2020 –
October 2021
Litany of the Holy Child Jesus
Holy Child Network of Schools pray on the 25th of every month
Winter 2021 “Living Sustainably” Webinar
January 3, 2021 Epiphany Celebration for Holy Child Associates
Associates Renew Their Commitment
January 6, 2021 Epiphany Celebration
Society-wide prayer offered by the African Province
January 15, 2021 Cornelia Connelly’s Birthday
Society-wide Prayer Service
March 18, 2021 Holy Child Awards Dinner
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Spring 2021 Handing on the Spirit
Presentation on carrying the Holy Child mission, legacy, and charism with our Associates, schools, and sponsored and co-sponsored ministries, friends, and supporters
April 18, 2021 Cornelia Connelly’s Anniversary of Her Death
Society-wide prayer offered by the American Province
June 19, 2021 Jubilee Mass & Celebration
Springfield, Pennsylvania
August 7, 2021 Society-wide prayer offered by the Society Leadership Team
Rome, Italy
October 17, 2021 Closing Liturgy
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania