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Sacred Heart Global Day of Service, Saturday September 15

On September 15, 2018 Sacred Heart communities around the globe will spend the day engaging in service.  This Global Day of Service commemorates the 200th anniversary of the arrival of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, RSCJ to the Americas, launching the international nature of the Society of the Sacred Heart.  We hope to gather young alums studying in the New Orleans area for a local project.  If interested, please contact us at

Who: Parents, Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff, RSCJ, Associates, Children of Mary, Friends...

What: Joining together as the international family of the Sacred Heart to honor Philippine by a day of service in her name.

When: Global Service Day on Saturday, September 15, 2018, marks the anniversary of the day Philippine opened the first Sacred Heart school in the New World, the Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Charles, Missouri. (The school opened on September 14, 1818.)

Invitation prior to planning: Inspired by the image of Philippine with a map on her lap (see picture above), you are invited to analyze local community needs with the aid of a map and then pray with these or similar questions: "If Philippine were here today, what would attract her, where would she place herself, and/or where would she yearn to serve?"

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