‘Little Remembrances’ and Celebrations at Epiphany

From the European Archives January’s search into the archives follows the SHCJ’s observance of this important feast. Six of the Epiphany letters written by Cornelia herself survive in the European Province Archives, with the text of a seventh preserved in a notebook of copies made by Mother St John McMaster. The earliest letter does not […]

Advent Reflections

  4th Sunday of Advent The LORD’s are the earth and its fullness; the world and those who dwell in it. For he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. Psalm 24 Brother David Steindl-Rast talks about the overflow – which he describes as the ‘articulation’ or active response of thanksgiving, when it […]

Photos and Report: Reunion of Holy Child Old Girls, Calabar

By Ann Schulte, SHCJ 17th October, 2019 – “Back to School” and Greetings – Holy Child Secondary School, Calabar, Nigeria “My goodness I did not realize the school was so big!” someone exclaimed as we made our way to the school Assembly ground on 17th October, 2019.  We then realized this was the “Back to […]

From the Archives: SHCJ School Sports

16 October, 2019 For anyone who enjoyed the excitement of the Athletics World Championships last month or the amazing performance of 15-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff at Wimbledon over the summer, this particular delve into the European Province archives is on the subject of sport and features a selection of games played at SHCJ schools. […]

Synod for the Pan-Amazon Region

Permanent petition for the Amazon Synod at the beginning of each day: “May the God of life and beauty, the Holy Spirit who drives us towards more fraternity, unity and dignity, and the Incarnate Christ of the Good News, and of inculturation and interculturality give us serenity, discernment and courage to find new paths for […]

2019 Back to School Photos

The month of September saw the return of students living and learning in the Holy Child tradition. We wish everyone, from co-sponsored ministries to the Holy Child Network of Schools, a happy, healthy and spirit-filled school year!

Photos: Perpetual Profession in Nigeria

17 September, 2019 On 10th August, 2019, three Holy Child Sisters professed their final vows at Church of the Assumption, Falomo in Lagos, Nigeria. The perpetual profession celebrants were Sr. Abah Blessing, Sr. Felicia Ezeobi and Sr. Stephanie Ugwu. Officiating at the profession was the Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Alfred Adewale […]

American Jubilarians Celebrate

30 July, 2019 This year, the Society of the Holy Child Jesus – American Province celebrated the Jubilees of ten Holy Child Sisters on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Saint Thomas of Villanova Chapel in Rosemont, PA. 70 YEARS Jeanne Adams, SHCJ (Mother John Bosco) Lorraine De Viller, SHCJ (Mother Mary Donald) Margaret Rogers, SHCJ […]

Holy Child Sister Publishes Book ‘Full of Hope’ for Youth

31 July, 2019 The Guardian (Nigeria) newspaper recently published an article about Holy Child Sister Antoinette Opara. Below is part of the article and a link to the item in full. “With Violet Oranges in Twilight, Rev. Sr. Antoinette Opara brings hope, valour and vigour to pupils and teenagers in the country who may be […]

Connelly Students Travel to Sister School in Ghana

19 June, 2019 In a Holy Child exchange program first, three students from Cornelia Connelly School in Anaheim, California, USA traveled to Holy Child Senior High School in Cape Coast, Ghana. The girls are having an experience of a lifetime. Follow Connelly teacher Mrs. Gloria Kam‘s blog to see their daily adventures.