Kindness Day at Washington School for Girls

March 15, 2017 Sr. Mary Bourdon, RJM, Head of School, Washington School for Girls Washington School for Girls is a co-sponsored ministry of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. Earlier this month we concluded our celebration of Catholic Schools Week with Kindness Day. A Catholic identity is the core of our community, and one expression […]

Hope Partnership’s Quint Learning Center Opens

March 8, 2017 Rose Martin, RSM, Executive Director, Hope Partnership for Education Hope Partnership for Education is a co-sponsored ministry of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. Thanksgiving took on added meaning in  2016 at Hope Partnership. On Wednesday, November 23rd, the day before the holiday, we dedicated the Barbara & George Quint Learning Center. […]

Student Pens Piece About Teenager’s Journey from Cuba

March 1, 2017 Seventh Grader Ave Doster from Cornelia Connelly Center in New York City shares her creative writing piece about a teenager’s challenging journey from Cuba to America. My name is Ana Ana-Luisia I live in Cuba And I’m 15 I’m sitting cross legged on the beach The cold brisk wind blowing off the […]

Pat’s Picks Movie Review: Lion

March 1, 2017 By Pat Phillips, SHCJ Patricia (Pat) Phillips, SHCJ, periodically writes an opinion piece on new movies for the Holy Child Sisters. Her latest “Pat’s Picks” features Fences. Enjoy reading her review and stay tuned for future “Pat’s Picks!” Madeline Albright says: “As a refugee, an immigrant, and a mother, Lion resonated deeply with me. It […]

Providence Center Awarded Grant for Middle School Program

February 22, 2017 The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) has awarded Providence Center a $15,000 grant for the creation of a middle school Leadership Program. Providence Center is located in the Fairhill neighborhood of Philadelphia where the poverty rate is the highest in the city. The Center provides a Teen Leaders program that hires […]

Providence Center Teen Leader: Now I Believe in Myself

February 15, 2017 David Chiles – Executive Director, Providence Center Providence Center in Philadelphia is a sponsored ministry of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. Savannah’s Story Savannah is a second-year Teen Leader with Providence Center. She brings joy and energy to the young children in our Kindergarten to third grade classroom. Savannah provided support […]

Former Casa Cornelia Clients Serve Their Communities

February 8, 2017 Carmen M. Chavez, Esq. – Executive Director, Casa Cornelia Law Center Casa Cornelia Law Center in San Diego is a sponsored ministry of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. At Casa Cornelia Law Center, it is a privilege to see the wonderful things that our former clients do for their communities and the […]

American Province Archives Receives Grant

February 1, 2017 The Holy Child Sisters are pleased to share that the American Province Archives in Rosemont, PA, has received a small grant from the William Penn Foundation through the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia, PA. The grant will be used to fund the installation of data loggers throughout the […]

Funding Successes Enable SC LAMP to Continue Program

February 1, 2017 Diana Pinto, Executive Director of South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (SC LAMP) SC LAMP in Los Angeles is a co-sponsored ministry of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. Happy New Year to everyone! As the Executive Director of SC LAMP, I am beaming with so much pride, but as the young girl […]