Triduum Reflections 2019

Reflections by Philomena Grimley, SHCJ, Scripture References from Year C Liturgies. HOLY THURSDAY   We are all guests tonight, but mostly spectators at the enactment of the gospel. Foot washing. How do they do this in your church? Embarrassed volunteers? Each time just one (freshly washed) foot? Multiple laundered towels (for health and safety)? Yet […]

Our Lady of Nigeria Second Term Highlights

17 April, 2019 Here are some highlights of 2nd term 2018-19 at Our Lady of Nigeria Nursery Primary School, Oghara. A few weeks after resumption of term on 7th February, 2019, we were cheered by the visit of the Society Leader, Sr. Veronica Openibo. She encouraged the pupils to be good ambassadors of the school […]

Dr. Jane Goodall Inspires Students at Mayfield Junior School

17 April, 2019 World-renowned anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall visited Mayfield Junior School of the Holy Child Jesus in Pasadena to share insight into her nearly 60 years of groundbreaking research that redefined the relationship between humans and animals and shaped the conversation of conservation in the 21st century. During her nearly one-hour talk, Dr. Goodall […]

What will be your Earth-friendly resolution as a steward of God?

13 March, 2019 The piece below appears in the Winter 2019 issue of SHCJ Associates Newsletter American Province. To learn more about Cornelia’s spirituality, read the Associates’ Newsletters by clicking here. By by Linda Tarney and Kay Rowan, Associates, USA Linda… As 2019 was approaching, I thought deeply about what my resolutions would be. After […]

Media Roundup: SHCJ Leader Addresses Bishops

Society Leader Veronica Openibo, SHCJ, recently spoke on behalf of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) at the Vatican meeting on the protection of minors in the Church. Her message of the necessity of complete transparency in the Church was picked up far and wide. Below are links to a sample of media coverage. […]

Society Leader Speaks at Meeting on Protection of Minors

Update: Watch the video of Veronica Openibo, SHCJ speaking here:   21 February, 2019 Society Leader Veronica Openibo, SHCJ, will be speaking on behalf of UISG (International Union of Superiors General) at the Vatican meeting on the protection of minors in the Church, which takes place 21-24 February. Each day will have a different theme: […]

Step Into the Gap Volunteers Visiting Uganda, the Holy Land

20 February, 2019 By Anne Stewart, SHCJ The Step Into the Gap volunteers recently left for their international placements. One group is going to Uganda and the other group to the Holy Land. The group going to the Holy Land will be meeting with Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) partners in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. […]

Holy Child College Lagos Inaugurates Prefects

20 February, 2019 Holy Child College Lagos recently inaugurated Prefects of 2018/19 session. The event took place on Wednesday 13th February, 2019. Parents of the incoming prefects were in attendance. All glory to the Holy Child Jesus for the spirit of service in the hearts of the prefects.

OLN Students Excursion – A Wonderful Experience

30 January, 2019 By Elizabeth Mgbaramuko, SHCJ Nigeria is poised for presidential election come Saturday, 16th February, 2019. The politicians are warming up for what promises to be a very unpredictable contest. While we pray and get our voter’s card ready, life must go on, especially in the school system. And to let off steam […]

Student Designs Stained-Glass Window of Holy Child

23 January, 2019 More than a year’s worth of work by Oak Knoll (New Jersey, USA) alumna and artist Christina Nguyen ’18 culminated Tuesday, January 9th, 2019, when the school officially unveiled a beautiful stained-glass display she designed to greet worshipers entering the Upper School chapel. The roughly 6-by-8-foot, three-panel depiction of the Holy Child being held […]