2018: The Year in Review

Recent Posts Profession of Perpetual Vows, Jubilee Celebration Take Place August 14, 2023 Essay in ‘The Life’: Sisters Share How They Pray June 29, 2023 Essay in ‘The Life’: Responding to the Climate Crisis April 26, 2023 The SHCJ’s 121 years in Oxford, England April 10, 2023 Holy Child Sister Works for Peace in South […]

Our Weekly Advent Reflections

23 December, 2018 Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country… Luke 1   VISITATION Cupped in a cranny, haven After the rugged shock of the climb lay Elizabeth’s dwelling, Mid sheer rock-rude fastness sheltered and waiting hidden, awaiting A voiceless and stepless and hidden Child, swift in his nearing, Dearly borne by […]

Advent Reflections 2018: Paths to Peace

26 November, 2018 By Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ Download Advent Reflections 2018: Paths to Peace. Explore the meaning of peace in the light of justice and whole-making; the inner journey and consciousness; obstacles to inner and outer (world-wide) peace; and a final reflection on Mary and Eucharist. An additional page focuses on the obstacles to inner […]

2019 Beatitudes Calendar Available for Purchase

26 November, 2018 The 2019 Calendar, You Make the Way by Walking, Reflections for A Year of Living the Beatitudes is available for purchase. It is made up of art and reflections by France White, SHCJ. The theme of my calendar this year is the Beatitudes – the blessings, happiness that come from walking the […]

25 Years of Empowering Women and Children in South Central Los Angeles

31 October, 2018 South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (South Central LAMP) marked its 25th anniversary this month! On Saturday, October 20, South Central LAMP joined with friends, benefactors, and volunteers for celebratory brunch and an award ceremony. South Central LAMP provides a supportive, nurturing learning environment for at-risk women and families. The organization offers […]

Cornelia Connelly School of the Holy Child Jesus Opens in Abeokuta, Nigeria

31 October, 2018 By Sr. Sarah Egbai, SHCJ, Headmistress, Cornelia Connelly School of the Holy Child Jesus The activities of the day began with the Holy Mass at 10 am by His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Peter Kayode Odetoyinbo, the Catholic Bishop of Abeokuta Diocese, and Chairman of the Education Committee of the Catholic Bishops’ […]

Synod of Bishops Focusing on Youth

The Synod of Bishops is an assembly of bishops from around the world who assist the Pope by providing counsel on important questions facing the Church. It is taking place October 3 to 28, 2018 and is focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. You can find important documents, stories, photos and social […]

Holy Child Sisters Attend Nigerian Catholic Education Summit

18 October, 2018 By Sr. Stephanie Ngozi Ugwu, SHCJ ‘Catholic Education in Nigeria: Challenges of Child Protection and Human Sexuality’ is the theme of the 3rd National Catholic Education Summit held in the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria Resource Centre, Durumi, Abuja from 15th to 18th October, 2018. Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus in the […]

Society Marks 172nd Anniversary

Feasts of St Edward and St Teresa, October 2018 October 13 and 15 are very important dates to the Society. Our founder Cornelia Connelly and three other women, who became Sisters of the Holy Child, had left for Derby, England on October 13, the feast of St. Edward, exactly six years to the day that […]

Statement from The Society Against Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church

The Constitutions of the Society state that our mission is based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every human being. Members of the Society join all who pray for victims of abuse of any kind and are committed to working for greater justice and integrity in the Church and the world. – Society Leadership […]