Reflection: Do It Anyway

By Gabby Mejia Holy Child Volunteer Batey Lecheria, Dominican Republic I have been serving as a missionary in the Dominican Republic for about 8 months. It has been an incredibly humbling, challenging, adventurous, overwhelming, crazy time. I’ve learned a lot about myself, about this culture, but most importantly, I have deepened my relationship with Christ […]

We’re Going to Be on Motherhouse Road Trip!

A Nun’s Life Ministry will be visiting SHCJ’s Rosemont, Pa. home New Sharon on a Motherhouse Road Trip, Friday, April 24, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. The “Road Trip” is a podcast that is live-streamed (audio and video) over the Internet. Anita Quigley, SHCJ, Director of Vocations for the American Province, and Pat Phillips, SHCJ, Executive Director of […]

Party raises $15,000 for Children’s Program

The Society of the Holy Child Jesus extends our heartfelt thanks to the sponsors, madrinas & padrinos, donors, volunteers, and attendees of Casa Cornelia Law Center’s “tardeada event” on Sunday, March 22.  With more than 250 community members in attendance, the event raised over $15,000 for the Law Center’s Children’s Program.  The Program aids and supports […]

Video: Holy Child Awards Dinner

[vimeo id=”123410361″] On Thursday, March 19, the American Province celebrated its Seventh Annual Holy Child Awards Dinner at Aronimink Country Club in Newtown Square, PA. With more than 200 people in attendance, the event honored Madeline Sherry, Esq., Faith in Action Award Recipient, and Annie O’Brien Holy Child Spirit Award Recipient. You can find our […]

Mary’s Story: From Student to Teacher

The Holy Child Sisters founded Holy Child Elementary School in 1995. Located in Batey Lecheria, the mission site serves impoverished Haitian migrant workers and their families. Today, 475 students attend a Montessori program there and the school continues to grow. Mary, once a student, is now an assistant teacher at the school. Watch this video […]

How to Commemorate Spring Equinox

By Terri Mackenzie SHCJ (Read her blog post on the Spring Equinox in full.) You have surely noticed that daylight is increasing in the Northern Hemisphere (or that it is lessening in the Southern). No doubt our ancestors — dating back aeons — noticed this, too. By all means participate this spring in whatever celebrations […]

Monthly Meditation: Lent

Lent 2015 [vimeo id=”120514644″] Every month the Society posts a meditation video with reflection questions that help us build the Holy Child community of prayer. Watch our meditations and then share your thoughts, reactions, and feelings by commenting. You can also share our meditations with your family and friends. Follow this link for all the […]

Life as a Holy Child Volunteer in the Dominican Republic

Holy Child volunteers serve at the mission site of the Sisters of the Holy Child in the Dominican Republic, which encompasses both a school and medical clinic. They provide quality education and service by teaching in the school for one or two years. Apply to be a volunteer. Every year, four Holy Child volunteers live in community […]

SHCJ Sponsors Journey to Sustainability at Rosemont College

Rosemont College is holding its second ethics symposium — Journey to Sustainability — on March 27. It will feature presentations by sustainability scholars and practitioners, workshops on green business practices, and other topics, and a panel of local business leaders with expertise on sustainability. The Society of the Holy Child Jesus is a sponsor of […]

Ash Wednesday Stardust Ritual

By Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ This ritual expands our dust-remembrance by celebrating our coming from stardust and by reflecting on the marvel of dust. It is meant to enrich current Ash Wednesday services, not to supplant them. Needed: at least one candle and a dish of dirt or glitter to which everyone will have access. Decide who […]