Out with the 800 pixels, in with the 1024! While those numbers might not mean much to the general public, what it means is that our website is now wider in addition to having a whole new design. When our original site launched in 2006, "800 pixels" was the standard, a determination based on the size of the average computer monitor at the time. Monitors have gotten much larger, and now our site has followed suit.
Sr. M. Ernestine Desiderio, ASCJ died peacefully February 18, 2014 at Sacred Heart Manor in Hamden. She was born in McKees Rock, PA June 18, 1918 to the late Giovanni and Rosa Tarquinio Desiderio. Sr. Ernestine entered the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus August 14, 1940 in New Haven, professed first vows August 24, 1943 and professed perpetual vows July 1, 1947.
If we have your email address, we have been sending you our monthly spiritual reflection, Heart-2-Heart, each First Friday since its inception in October. If not, you may sign up to receive it. Please see the latest issue which asks the question, "Could you use a spiritual 'heart transplant?'"
Sr. Kierstin Martin Honored by ACE
Posted February 13, 2014
On February 10, Sr. Kierstin Martin, principal of Pensacola Catholic High School in Pensacola, FL was awarded the "Sorin Award for Service to Catholic Schools" from the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) of the University of Notre Dame. Please read more about the award on the ACE website.
Periodically the Vocation office publishes the "Women of the Heart" newsletter. Prior issues are available for you to download, presented in Adobe Acrobat format for your convenience. Please see our most recent issue (WOH September 2013.pdf) which shares the good news of the milestone events that occurred during the summer!
We are Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, consecrated women of the Church. Impelled by the Spirit active in each of us and faithful to the charism of Clelia Merloni, we seek to make the compassionate Heart of Christ better known, loved, and served. We do this by personal and communal witness to the Gospel, commitment to growth in holiness, and ministry to the people of God.