• This retreat is a preparation for the birth of Jesus. All will accompany Mary and Joseph, who left their land and set out to find a safe place for the birth of their son. Just as they did, today many people leave their lands to seek a safe place (a better life, a life without violence, a life with food, etc.).
  • Since I was a child, I have loved this time of year when darkness descends sooner on our days and the nights are usually crystal clear with some of the most magnificent stars and planets to be seen in the night sky. Those tiny, beautiful glimpses of light amid great darkness speak to me of Advent, of our recounting as a Christian community, once again, Emmanuel, God Is With Us!
  • Advent signifies the arrival of something that has been awaited, especially of something momentous. For Christians everywhere the four-week Advent season specifically calls forth the sense of preparation and anticipation for the birth of Jesus.
  • This book explores the life of Catherine Collins, RSCJ, founder of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and the Center for Educational Design and Communication (CEDC) in Washington, D.C. “Kit,” as she was called, was a visionary, creative and influential educator. Schools of the Sacred Heart (now 25 total in the United States and Canada) owe the articulation of their educational philosophy, Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools, to her initiative.
  • The Society’s vocation ministry shares the mission and charism of the Society with women who are discerning God’s call to live and share their gifts in order to discover and reveal the love of God in our world.