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.

Cornelia’s Notebook and Writing Table

12 June, 2019 From the European Province Archives This notebook of ‘Dates and Events from 1846’ lists key moments in the SHCJ’s early history such as the arrival of five sisters at St Ignatius Convent, Preston in 1853, the landing of six members of the society in New York on 12th August 1862 followed by […]

Casa Cornelia Law Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

May 15, 2019 Carmen M. Chavez, Esq – Executive Director, Casa Cornelia Law Center Casa Cornelia Law Center is a sponsored ministry by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. At Casa Cornelia’s 25th Anniversary Celebration last October, Board Chair Deacon Jim Vargas announced an $8.5 million 25th Anniversary Campaign which will conclude in October […]

Easter Season Reflections

Easter Season Reflections by friend to the Society Teresa Keogh. Pentecost At school many of us learned the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit by rote and maybe, at that time, they made little sense.  In today’s gospel reading we hear how the disciples received the Holy Spirit: Jesus ‘breathed on them.’  Breathing on […]