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10 Martyrs of Guatemala
Jun 02, 21 | JPIC

Three priests and seven lay people who were killed for their faith have been designated by the Catholic Church as 'blesseds'. This distinction recognizes their example of courage and faith and stands as a source of inspiration for the people of Guatemala and throughout the world

Ten martyrs of Quiche beatified in Guatemala

Laudato Si' Week
May 11, 21 | JPIC

Laudato Si’ Week 2021, to be held May 16-25, will be the crowning event of the Special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year, and a celebration of the great progress the whole Church has made on its journey to ecological conversion.

Laudato Si’ Week 2021 will also be a time to reflect on what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us and prepare for the future with hope.

Laudato Si' Week

World Press Freedom Day
May 03, 21 | Executive Director

This day is set aside and honored by the UN General Assembly as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom.  It is also a day of reflection among media professions about issues of press freedom and professional ethics.

 

World Press Freedom Day

21-Day Catholic Environmental Justice Challenge
Apr 27, 21 | JPIC

21-Day Catholic Environmental Justice Challenge:  Learn, Pray, and Act for Environmental Justice

April 23, 2021-May 16, 2021

21-Day Catholic Environmental Justice Challenge

The Environmental Justice Challenge invites us to pray, learn and act in order to: 

Mar 17, 21 | JPIC

In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8, Daphne Sequeira rscj was invited by the Jesuits to write an article for International Women's Day and to pose challenges that they need to consider as they collaborate with women...

Jan 18, 21 | JPIC

In honor of Dr. King’s legacy, the Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province reaffirms our stand against racism and white supremacy. We recognize President-elect Biden as the lawfully elected leader of the United States. We condemn the use of violence and call on the people of our great country to express their views through peaceful means. We pledge to continue our work contributing to creating a society founded on love and inclusion.

 

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Jan 15, 21 | JPIC

Welcome to this special prayer service for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States, and Kamala Harris as vice president. In this time of great tension in our nation, we look to our loving Creator for comfort and guidance. We remember the words of nonviolent peacemaker Dr. Martin Luther King, “True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice." And we remember the teaching of Pope Paul VI who said, “If you want peace, work for justice...”

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Jan 07, 21 | Executive Director

The Society of the Sacred Heart United States-Canada Province affirms the statement of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)...

Dec 17, 20 | JPIC

An invitation to reflect on openness of heart, which leads to encounters of transformation with ourselves, our relationships and our world.

Dec 10, 20 | JPIC

Rejoice in the coming of the Lord, who calls forth the fulness of God's vision.