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  • Congratulations to the Servants of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
    14 August 2017
    Our Austrian sisters of the Victor Braun Federation, the Servants of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus, held their General Chapter from July 29th to August 12th 2017 in Vienna. The theme of the Chapter was "Go with us and enlighten us, For you are our God." more ...
  • Zambia - 125 years of God’s Love and Mercy, 1891 – 2016
    8 August 2017
    Zambia concluded a year of celebration marking 125 years since the Church was established in the country. The two-day closing event took place at the Lusaka Show Grounds main arena on 14th to 15th July 2017 more ...
  • Feast of the Sacred Heart 2017
    23 June 2017
    I have always loved the title of Sr. Rosemary’s book on the history of the Congregation: ‘A Heart for Others’  It certainly sums up the life of Fr. Braun    more ...
  • Feast of the Sacred Heart - Novices - 2017
    23 June 2017
    Reflecting on the Sacred Heart of Jesus  more ...
  • Bauleni - Freak storm of November 2015
    20 June 2017
    Following the freak storm at Bauleni, Lusaka, there was extensive damage.  It has been a very challenging period, but with the help of so many we have pulled through and for this we are eternally grateful.    more ...
  • Easter Sunday 2017
    21 April 2017
    Poor Mary Magdalene, she was the first at the tomb, the first to see it was empty. She told the disciples who rushed to see if what she said was true and then they went back to the safety of their locked room leaving Mary alone again, more ...
  • Palm Sunday 2017
    9 April 2017
    Once upon a time I lived in a place where Holy Week was lived and celebrated as the highpoint of the Church's and the Society's year. In the "olden days" I remember attending the Easter Vigil   more ...
  • 5th Week of Lent 2017
    31 March 2017
    Last week on the 24th we celebrated the feast of Blessed Oscar Romero, a much loved person for many of you. The Romero Trust brought  over to England a theologian, Sr. Martha  Zechmeister CJ., from El Salvador  more ...
  • 4th Week of Lent 2017
    26 March 2017
    Laetare, Rejoice! Or to be more accurate “be light hearted” is the meaning of Laetare Sunday. It is the message of the Gospel reading for the 4th Sunday of Lent. We hear the familiar story retold.  more ...
  • 3rd Week of Lent 2017
    19 March 2017
    Lent is a time of renewal and transformation from ways to start our lives anew. It is time of alms giving, charity and prayer. In today’s reading, we hear how a water bearer, the Samaritan woman, was transformed into a bearer of the Good News. more ...
  • St. Joseph 2017
    19 March 2017
    In the Gospel passage for today’s Mass (March 19th), St. Josephs virtues appear in subtle but distinct relief: his humility, his justice or righteousness, his unwavering faith, his reverential fear of the Lord, his docility, his obedience, his courage, his chastity, and his promptness in the service of God. more ...
  • 2nd Sunday Lent 2017
    12 March 2017
    In today’s readings we are invited to be with Jesus and his three chosen disciples on Mount Tabor where his glory is revealed. Beside him appear Moses and Elijah who also experienced God’s glory on a mountain-top in their life time. more ...
  • St. Josephine Bahkita 2017
    8 February 2017
    In his message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, 2017, Pope Francis appealed to the world to ‘’… adopt every possible measure to guarantee the protection and safety of child migrants.’’ more ...
  • World Day for Consecrated Life 2017
    2 February 2017
    Pope advises religious to avoid ‘survival mentality’... When the parents of Jesus brought the Child in fulfilment of the prescriptions of the law, Simeon, “guided by the Spirit” more ...
  • Feast of St. Francis de Sales 2017
    24 January 2017
    As we celebrate the feast of St Francis de Sales, it is important to remind ourselves of the words our founder said: “St Francis de Sales is the real founder of your congregation since the first days of the foundation of your institute.  more ...
  • Celebration in Thanksgiving for the life of Mother Winefride Tyrrell
    29 November 2016
    On the 29th of November 2016, in Chigwell Convent, we celebrated the life of Mother Winefride Tyrrell one hundred years after her death. She was the Co-founder of the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and the first Superior General from 1903 to 1908. more ...
  • Feast St. Margaret Mary 2016
    16 October 2016
    When St Margaret Mary entered the Visitation of Paray-le-Monial in 1671 she entered into a world where the image of the heart was woven into the fabric of daily life. Saints Francis de Sales and Jeanne de Chantal spoke on almost every page of their letters and writings of living in and from the heart; more ...
  • World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation 2016
    1 September 2016
    The Message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Prayer for Creation was presented on Thursday (1st September 2016) at a Press Conference in the Holy See Press Office. more ...

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