Cornelia Connelly: Finding God in Everyday

By Judith Lancaster, SHCJ It has often been said that Cornelia Connelly’s life has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster: sex, religion, nuns, bishops, abducted children, a wife threatened […]

Jubilee Year of Mercy

By Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ Care of Earth and care of humanity cannot be separated. Pope Francis recently said, “There is a clear link between the protection of nature and the […]

Attend our Advent Open House

Everyone is invited to the Holy Child Sisters’ Advent Open House, which features Nativity scenes from around the world. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2015 […]

Students Inspired by Cornelia’s Words

By Fr. Joseph P. Parkes, S.J., President of Cristo Rey New York High School “Be yourself, but make that self all that God wants it to be.” Cornelia Connelly’s famous words […]

Success Means Helping Others

By Preston Kendall, President of Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep Growing up in the tough, economically-blighted town of Waukegan, IL, where gang violence and drug busts dominate headlines, Esmeralda […]

New Exhibit, Documentary Features Cornelia Connelly

This fall, Jeanne Marie Guerin, SHCJ, attended the “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Gifts: The Road to Sainthood” Exhibit and “Ordinary People” WLAE Documentary, which both featured Cornelia Connelly. Cornelia and her […]

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 […]