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The Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJs) is a Catholic religious community of brothers and priests devoted to the Heart of Jesus. As our Mission Statement says, “We are called to be, especially among the poor, prophets of love and servants of reconciliation.” Whether you seek to examine your vocation, learn about our ministries, explore Catholic issues or support our work, we invite you to join us in walking with God’s people.
Province chapter concludes, Fr. Larry Rucker dies at age 80, Br. Clay Diaz makes final profession, social justice the theme of Dehonian Spirituality reflections, updates, Fridge Notes schedule note.
Fr. Larry Rucker, 80, died Sunday, July 13, in Brookfield, Wis. (suburban Milwaukee). In recent weeks the SCJ had been hospitalized for internal bleeding and related complications, which led to his death. Born in New York State, Fr. Larry professed first vows in 1953 and was ordained in 1966.
On July 11 the 15th Provincial Chapter of the U.S. Province held its final vote on an issue that was on the minds of many (not just in the meeting room, but throughout the country): the rapidly growing number of child migrants on the U.S. – Mexican border…
Br. Clay Diaz, SCJ, started candidacy with the Priests of the Sacred Heart in 2003. On July 8, he made his perpetual profession of vows with the community. “I came to know the SCJ community while living in Puerto Rico through Vision Magazine,” he said. “I truly appreciate the SCJ charism and the ministries of the community: working with the poor and serving those who have needs, be it through parish ministries, social outreach, schools and many other ministries.”
Province chapter, Fr. Leonard Tadyszak’s jubilee celebration, prayer request, finance reminder, letter of thanks to religious sisters, summer ESL begins, Dehonian Spirituality, Bethsaida experience concludes, feast-day photos in Ottawa.