Father Richard (right) professed his first vows on September 13, 1961 and was ordained on September 30, 1967.Read More →
As Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC), we try to form the candidates to our community to embrace a missionary perspective from the very beginning.
From the very first year of formation, they are prepared by our formation personnel to go out and give witness to the Gospel. They are encouraged to reflect on the word of God...Read More →
Man’s greatest need, if he is to find meaning in life, is to learn to believe in God’s love for him, and let it transform his life...Jules Chevalier
July 22, 1942 - April 2, 2018Read More →
Many people go through life waiting for retirement. Retirement is viewed as a reward for many years of work and sacrifice. For many in religious life, the idea of retirement is completely foreign. Although Religious have spent many years working for the Church, their work is not seen as a burden but rather as a joyful response...Read More →
El Ministerio El Camino para Sanar la Heridas de la Vida y la temporada de Cuaresma tratan de la misma transformación espiritual. Muchas veces comenzamos con un punto de vista egoísta y negativo pensando que todo lo que acontece en nuestro mundo inmediato y el mundo en general tiene que ver con nuestro comportamiento. La...Read More →
The Life's Healing Journey Ministry and the season of Lent share the same spiritual transformation. We often begin with a self-centered perspective since we tend to think that everything that happens in our immediate world or in the world in general has something to do with our behavior. Both Lent and the healing ministry of...Read More →
Fr. Earl Henley, M.S.C., meets every day on the steps of St Joseph Church with the team contracted to rebuild the Church’s roof to discuss specifics on the timeline and difficulties they anticipate in restoring the older building. The Church, founded in 1888 and originally called Our Lady of Guadalupe, was rebuilt in 1910 of...Read More →
“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” ~ Matthew 16:24-25
In the Gospels, the word “denial” takes on a whole new meaning. As this verse from Matthew show us, denying yourself...Read More →
It’s been four years since I went on my first Life’s Healing Journey (LHJ) retreat. I first learned about LHJ when I received a small invitation to a vocational discussion after Mass. At the time, I thought I was being called to the religious life, so the card immediately caught my attention, and I decided to attend.
The first...Read More →
“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him.” ~ Philippians 1:29
These words from Philippians can be challenging. How can the same God who created love, laughter, and peace, be a God that asks us to suffer for him? Hoping in a glory that is eternal, and walking...Read More →