News & Events…
Silver jubilee and perpetual profession of vows 2018
Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray!!! We rejoice with our sisters. Sr. Philomena Osale, SSH. As she celebrates the silver Jubilee of her first Religious Profession and Sr. Ruth Yachiga, SSH.as she makes her final profession in our noble congregation at Mary the ...
SSH Patron Feast Day...
Today, we the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrates one of our Congregation's Patron saints. Saint Margaret- Mary Alacoque. let's read about her life..(an abstract from wikipedia.org) She worked to prove the genuineness of her...
First Profession Update...
A successful Profession of Vows.... The first Religious Profession of three of our sisters was held at our Novitiate compound in Atani, Uromi in Edo state Nigeria earlier today being 15th of October 2018. To God be the glory. God bless you dear sister...
3rd National Catholic Educational Submmit
3rd National Catholic Educational Submmit Theme:Challenges of Child Protection and Human Sexuality. (CSN Resource Centre, Durumi, Abuja from 15th-18th October 2018) From the address given by the Most Rev. Dr. Peter Kayo...
Plenary Of The Diocesan/Religious directors of social communications
The 2nd Plenary of the Diocesan and Religious directors of social communications held from 9th to 12th of October 2018 in Ahiara diocese was successful. Photos of the participants speaks... ...
Feast / Parents Day Celebration
It was a joyous day for all the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus as we gather to celebrate the 2018 Feast and parents day with our esteemed parents, affiliates and friends. It was a three day event with different activities ranging from seminar, me...
An open letter to President Buhari from the Archbishop of Lagos
THE TEXT OF AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI GCFR. PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND COMMANDER- IN-CHIEF OF THE NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE OCCASION OF A SOLIDARITY RALLY EMBARKED UPON BY THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF LAGOS TO...
Benin Archdiocese mourns with Makurdi Diocese
Like many other dioceses across the country, the priests, religious and lay faithful of the Catholic archdiocese of Benin city mourns with Makurdi Diocese. The faithful assembled at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Airport road Benin before the ap...
A call to all Catholics in Nigeria to witness to sanctity of life
WITNESS TO SANCTITY OF LIFE ON MAY 22, CATHOLICS TOLD Catholics throughout the country have been called upon to witness to the sanctity of life by actively participating in the May 22, Rosary/Prayer procession protest march in all the Archdiocese...
Most Rev. Dr. Augustine Obiora Akubeze’s homily on World Communication Day
Homily on 13 May 2018 World Communications Day at St. Paul Catholic Church, Benin City +Augustine O. Akubeze Archbishop of Benin City Theme: The truth will set you free” (Jn. 8:32): Fake news and journalism for peace 1.In...
Feast of St. Josephine Bakita (Patron of Victims of Human Trafficking)
Prayer to St. Josephine Bakita St. Josephine Bakita, you were sold into slavery as a child and endured untold hardship and suffering. Once librated from your physical enslavement, you found true redemption in your encounter with Christ and his Church...
SSH Opens a Centre for Peace and Renewal (CEPAR)
Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Opens a new Retreat Centre, called CENTRE FOR PEACE AND RENEWAL (CEPAR). It is a centre most needed at this time we have a lot of restlessness and distraction ... (Homily of Bishop Donatus Ogun. Bishop of Uromi Di...
SSH Re-Launches Website
To the greater glory of God, we have launched a new version of our official congregational website. We hope that through this medium, we can bring God's words and love to more people beyond our physical reach. More so, you can keep in touch with us and...
2017 Perpetual Religious Profession of Vows
To God be the Glory, great things he has done. It was another day for us all on the September 20, 2017 as we witnessed the Perpetual Religious Profession of Vows of Sr. Kate Agada, Sr. Maria Omoike, and Sr. Emily Onuoha. We Congratulate our Sist...
Communique for the 7th General Chapter
COMMUNIQUE FROM THE 7TH GENERAL CHAPTER, AUGUST 22ND – SEPTEMBER 2ND, 2016 AT THE SISTERS OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS, GENERALATE, IGUOSA, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA We, the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus had our 7th General Chapter f...
2015 Ruby Jubilee Celebration
May 30, 2015 was a great day for us as we celebrated 40years of our existence as a Religious family at Holy Cross Cathedral, Benin City. We marked 40 years on April 6, 2015 but set aside May 30, 2015 to celebrate this giant milestone in our life. It wa...
2014 Silver jubilee of our Sisters
This great event took place at St Paul’s Catholic Church Airport road, Benin city on the 7th of November, 2014....
Blessing of SSH Generalate
This event took place on October 19, 2014. It began with the Eucharistic Celebration which was officiated by His Grace, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze, the Archbishop of the metropolitan See of Benin, some priests were in attendance as well as our ...
2014 Renewal of Religious Vows
This day witnessed the renewal of Religious Vows by nine of our Sisters: Sisters Cynthia Ugbiyobo, Esther Egharevba, Rosemary Omonlumhen, Stella Odigie, Ruth Yachiga, Gladys Anyanwu, Eucharia Nwafor, Caroline Otaru, and Augustina Azamegbe. Octobe...
2014 SSH Recollection
Our joint recollection took place on October 4, 2014 at SSH Generalate compound. The day began with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, praying of the rosary in the chapel after which we had a seminar in the conference hall of the administrative block,...
International Conference in the Vatican
International Conference in the Vatican, Rome before the Holy Father, Pope Francis on April 10, 2014...
2013 Annual Retreat of Sisters
Our annual retreat for 2013, took place at Sacred Heart High School, Evbukhu, Edo State from August 4-11. It was a period of renewal for all our Sisters. The retreat was directed by Rev. Fr. Oseni Ogunu, OVM. It was spirit filling and we thank the lord...