Letter of General Superior for Birth Anniversary of Fr. Leo Dehon

Irpin’ – Kiev, March 10, 2023

To the members of the Congregation
To all the members of the Dehonian Family

In the last few months, three of the religious participating in the program of the Center for Dehonian Studies in Rome have had the opportunity to share what they’ve learned in different places of the Congregation, in particular: Madagascar, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Soon another one will travel to India for the same purpose. Those who have already returned highlighted the interest they found among religious and members of the Dehonian Family in finding out more about Fr. Leo Dehon and his work. Continue reading

Change of Leadership in Miraculous Medal Parish in Talisay

On March 12, 2023, Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish in Talisay, Hilongos bid farewell to their outgoing parish priest, Fr. Arthur “Tong” P. Guevara, SCJ, and welcomed their new leader, Fr. Marlo N. Piloton, SCJ. This change in leadership marks a new chapter in the history of the parish and its congregation. Continue reading

Novena before 180th Birth Anniversary of Fr. Leo John Dehon, SCJ

On March 14, 2023, the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart will celebrate the 180th Birth Anniversary of our Founder Fr. Leo John Dehon. As usual, a nine-day Novena Prayer precedes the proper celebration. Please feel invited to join us in our spiritual preparation for this event. You could use the following prayers:

Day 1: March 5th

Loving God, we thank you for the gift of Fr. Leo Dehon, who dedicated his life to serving you and your people. As we prepare to celebrate his birth anniversary, we ask you to grant us the grace to follow his example of selfless service and love. May we be inspired by his devotion to your Sacred Heart and his tireless efforts to build a more just and compassionate world. Continue reading