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Published: March 17, 2021

Dozens of homemade cookies baked by Sisters at the Provincialate in Hamden, Connecticut were delivered to members of the Hamden Police and Fire Departments in gratitude for their tireless service and dedication to the community.

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Published: March 8, 2021

March 10 is the annual Apostle Day of Giving in honor of Blessed Clelia's birthday. To learn more about this special fundraiser, please visit our Day of Giving page.

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Published: February 22, 2021

We invite you to journey with us to the foot of the cross this Lent. Over the next six weeks, we will share short Lenten reflections from our Sisters based on weekly Gospel readings. Let us pray and grow together through this holy season.

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Published: January 12, 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of a new page on our website called Sisters Speak.

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Published: December 30, 2020

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) recently announced the appointment of Sr. Mary Grace Walsh, ASCJ, Ph.D., a Provincial Councilor for the Mary Queen of Apostles Province of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, to its Board of Directors. 

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Published: December 24, 2020

Join us virtually at Mount Sacred Heart Chapel to celebrate the birth of our Savior!

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Published: December 14, 2020

A Mass of Appreciation was offered Sunday, December 13, for all benefactors and volunteers of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

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Published: December 3, 2020

Week 4: Trust in God’s Love!
By Sr. Rosemary Buttice, ASCJ

Do not be afraid, Mary. Do not be afraid, Joseph. Having heard these words in separate angelic manifestations, Mary and Joseph individually uttered their courageous “Yes” to God.

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Published: November 2020

Our annual Holly Berry Festival is going virtual this year as the 12 Days of Holly Berry from November 10 through 21.

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Published: October 7, 2020

A beautiful shrine dedicated to Blessed Clelia Merloni, foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, was installed at Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe, New York, where Sr. Cora Lombardo, ASCJ, serves as Director of Religious Education.

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Published: September 2020

Our foundress, Blessed Clelia Merloni, was a woman of many virtues. 

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Published: September 2020

The Catholic Compass magazine of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee published an in-depth feature story about our very own Sr. Margaret Ann Calcutta in its September/October edition. Sr. Margaret Ann is the Director of the Morning Star Program for students with learning challenges and special needs at St. John the Evangelist School. 

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Published: September 2020

Meet Sr. Colleen Mattingly, our new Vocations Director! 

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Published: September 2020

Sr. Jerilyn Hunihan, a chaplain at Hartford Correctional Center, was invited to speak at Saint Thomas More Catholic Chapel at Yale University on September 22, 2020, as part of their lecture series.

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Published: August 2020

The Apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus welcomed Sr. Allison Zink into the Novitiate on July 31.

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Published: August 10, 2020

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus joyfully celebrated the Perpetual Profession of three Sisters on August 1 and the renewal of vows of four Sisters on July 31 at the Provincialate in Hamden, Conn.

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Published: July 10, 2020

Through a generous grant from Support Our Aging Religious, Inc. (SOAR!), the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus recently purchased 10 new iPads for use at Sacred Heart Manor, the Apostles’ home for retired Sisters. 

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Published: July 2020

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are celebrating five jubilarians in 2020 and their collective 275 years of service to God’s people.

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Published: May 21, 2020

In the nearly seven years Sr. Barbara Matazzaro has been Superior of Sacred Heart Manor, home to our retired Sisters, she has never experienced anything quite like these past two months in lockdown.

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Published: April 2020

We invite you to make the Way of the Cross with us from our outdoor Stations of the Cross located at our Provincialate in Hamden, CT.

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Published: April 21, 2020

During this time of global pandemic, the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are finding creative ways to give back and share the Love of the Heart of Christ outside of their day-to-day ministries. 

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Published: March 26, 2020

A Catholic high school in Pensacola, Florida—where three of our Sisters minister—is set to become the first school in the United States named after our foundress, Mother Clelia Merloni.

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Published: January 2020

Six Apostle Sisters celebrating their 50th jubilee of religious profession were blessed with the opportunity to begin the new year with a pilgrimage to Rome. 

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Published: January 16, 2020

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are celebrating 2020 as the Clelian Missionary Year.

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Published: July 2019

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus recently welcomed Sr. Barbara Thomas, ASCJ, as the newly appointed Provincial Superior for their United States Province, which is located in Hamden.

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