Here in the place of the old chapel Fr. Dehon professed his first vows
On June 28, 1878, which was the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Leo Dehon made his first profession in the little oratory of St. John’s College. As well as the three traditional vows, he added one of victimhood.
This June 28th became the birthday of the Congregation called ‘Oblates of the Heart of Jesus’. It consisted of only one religious, the founder, John of the Heart of Jesus.