Holy Child Mpeasem Students Welcome New School Bus

8 March 2017 “Both staff and pupils were beside themselves with joy…  everyone ran out to the courtyard to see it. We offered prayers of thanksgiving to God for our donors. After that, we had a ride in the bus. It will improve our lives tremendously because now all the children will arrive at the […]

Telling the Story of Cornelia on Stage

February 17, 2017 WALTZ WITH ME is a new play by Diane Samuels. Also involved in developing the project is creative and research consultant Ghislaine Kenyon, alumna of Mayfield School. In WALTZ WITH ME, Aggie, who herself once attended Mayfield, revisits the school for the retirement lunch for a beloved teacher. Struggling to decide whether […]

On the Road to Canonization: The Cause of Cornelia Connelly

February 17, 2017 This is the first in a series of articles written by Carlotta Bartone, SHCJ, for Our Cornelia.  Sister Carlotta presents an overview of the canonization process from early Christian times to the present.  She shares the journey of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus to promote the cause of Cornelia Connelly, […]

What Epiphany Meant to Cornelia Connelly

February 17, 2017 By Judith Lancaster, SHCJ Epiphany, the visit of the wise men to Bethlehem, was the feast that Cornelia chose as the most important celebration of the year for the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, ‘our great feast of the year’ as she called it. We may wonder: Why? Why did she […]

Law Center Director: How We Help Migrants and Refugees

February 15, 2017 Carmen Chavez, Executive Director of Casa Cornelia Law Center, recently spoke to Society members, staff and supporters about the patterns and causes of migration in all parts of the world. She also told the audience how the Law Center offers legal help to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, with particular programs for […]

Society Shares LCWR’s ‘Deep Concern’ Over Executive Orders

February 2, 2017 The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States, has said that it is “deeply disturbed by many of President Trump’s recent executive orders. His misplaced priorities and denigration of the values that form the bedrock of this nation, […]

New European Province Leadership Appointed

February 1, 2017 Please help us congratulate the newly-appointed leadership team of the European Province! The team consists of sisters who provide a pastoral ministry of love and service, combining spiritual leadership and administration. The team members who will take office in May are: (front row l to r) Jean Newbold, Anne Stewart and Carmel […]