Dec 05, 22 | JPIC

As the Society of the Sacred Heart around the world enters into the joyful anticipation of the Advent season, our JPIC office is delighted to share weekly Advent Prayer Guides for each week of Advent 2022, distributed by the JPIC International team. 

This year's Prayer Guides are written by members of the Probation Group who are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their final vows this year. 

First Week of Advent:

Contemplating the Beauty of Creation (Benedicte Goorissen rscj, Belgium-France-Netherlands) 

Background of overlapping images of orange t-shirts with the words  "Orange Shirt Day - because Every Child Matters."
Sep 30, 22 | JPIC

From the Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) at The Stuart Center for Mission

As Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) in the United States – Canada Province, we are called by our 2016 Chapter Calls to stand in solidarity with “those who have been wounded, displaced, and excluded,” and “to defend justice, peace, and the integrity of creation in response to all of those who are searching for meaning in their lives.” (General Chapter 2016)

Oct 19, 21 | CEDC

This weekend I'll be at the 4th Backdrop LIVE virtual "unconference," involved in sessions related to the future of the Paragraphs module in the Backdrop CMS world, as well as a discussion on what "Config Recipes" could end up looking like to help site admins build out functionality much more quickly. Watch the short demo below to get a taste and then join us with your questions and ideas!

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...