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Latest stories: Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ)

A poster announcing the 175th Anniversary celebration of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) in the African Province. Credit: SHCJ

Society of the Holy Child Jesus @ 175, An Opportunity to “return to our roots”: Member

Aug 17, 2021

As Sisters of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) celebrate 175 years since the Society was founded, a member belonging to the African Province has said the anniversary celebrations offer an opportunity to look back at the Society’s “roots”.

Sr. Teresa Okure, a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ), speaks on the theme of the Golden Jubilee of SECAM in the light of the joyful celebrations of 50 years of existence, Uganda, 2019. / ACI Africa

“Closure of churches God’s call to return to our roots to be church,” African Nun Reflects

Mar 31, 2020

An African nun who is a scripture scholar has, after interacting with people “devastated” by the reality of locked up churches occasioned by the raft of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, encouraged the people of God to adopt a learning attitude and look at the experience as an opportunity to reflect “about what it means to be church.”