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Saturday
05
Oct 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
Our heart is too small to contain two loves, being made only foe divine love, it finds no rest in any other. ---Saint Margret Mary. 11,423--- ... 
 

Monday
30
Sep 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
Grant, O my God, that throughout my life, I may love Thee with true, ardent and persevering love. ------Saint  Margret Mary. 11,795.... 
 

Friday
13
Sep 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
"Our Lord would gladly be your sole support, friend and delight, provided you seek neither support nor delight in creatures. Nevertheless, you must not be ill at ease or constrained in your intercourse with your neighbour, but always humble, bright,kin... 
 

Sunday
01
Sep 2019
SSH SCHOLASTICATE PROGRAM 2019
SSH scholasticate program for the temporarily professed sisters was held in two phases this year, one in april and the other in august respectively. Areas covered were: 1. Directed retreat/meditation/spiritual direction 2. Christology 3. Handwork (k... 
 

Tuesday
13
Aug 2019
INITIATION INTO SSH NOVITIATE
Having successfully completed their postulancy training in the congregation of the sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, these five beautiful and vibrant young ladies proceeded boldly to the next level of their rligious formation and were gladly reciev... 
 

Tuesday
13
Aug 2019
HERE I AM SEND ME.
Here i am, send me, anywhere for you! such was the song of three of our sisters as they stepped forward in obedience to be missioned to kenya for study and Italy on mission on the 13th of August 2019. May the God of the mission lead you on dear sister... 
 

Sunday
11
Aug 2019
SSH RETREAT 2019
The SSH 2019 annual retreat was a directed retreat and was of two phases. The first phase was in April while the second phase was in the month of August. We bless God for a sucessful and a spirit filled retreat this year. May the fruits of this retreat... 
 

Saturday
22
Jun 2019
SAINT OF THE DAY....St. Thomas More.
St. Thomas More. Thomas More was born in London on February 7, 1478. His father, Sir John More, was a lawyer and judge who rose to prominence during the reign of Edward IV. His connections and wealth would help his son, Thomas, rise in station as a yo... 
 

Saturday
22
Jun 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
'Jesus was obedient even to the death on the cross, therefore, i wish to obey even to my last sigh so as to pay homage to the obedience of Jesus in the Sacred Host; and the whiteness of the Host teaches me that I must be a pure victim in order to be sa... 
 

Saturday
15
Jun 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
'My greatest happiness is to be before the Blessed Sacrament where my heart is, as it were, in its center'.... 
 

Saturday
08
Jun 2019
SAINT OF THE DAY
Saint Medard of Noyon Also known as Medardus   Born c.456 at Salency, Picardy, France Died • 8 June 545 at Noyon, France of natural causes • relics at the royal manor of Crouy at the gates of Soissons, France • a Benedictine ... 
 

Saturday
08
Jun 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRET MARY
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRET MARY…………. Let us submit to the orders of our sovereign Master, and confess that- in spite of all that seems harsh and distressing-He is good and just in all he does and that He has a righ... 
 

Saturday
25
May 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRET MARY
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRET MARY…………. Have no other desire or intention but to please God in all that you do. See Him alone in everything that befalls you. II,708.... 
 

Saturday
13
Apr 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
If we wish to become a disciple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, you must conform yourself to His divine maxims and be humble like Him II,715... 
 

Saturday
13
Apr 2019
First Profession Update
With joy and gratitude in our hearts we wish to say a big 'thank you Jesus' for the successful First Religious profession of  vows of two of our beloved sisters. Sr. Abigail Ogar, SSH Sr. Racheal Ondor, SSH We pray that the good Lord may contin... 
 

Monday
01
Apr 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY
Be meek and gentle, affable and charitable towards your neighbour; but do not give him what you owe to the Sacred Heart of our Lord. II,678  ... 
 

Wednesday
06
Mar 2019
LENTEN MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERIOR GENERAL'S DESK
The Holy Season of Lent prepares us for the greatest feast of all feasts: Easter, just the way Advent Season prepares us for Christmas. Church History made it clear to us that the Christian communities in the early Church organized all their celebratio... 
 

Saturday
02
Mar 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY ALACOQUE
Take as your motto and aspiration in every event and frame of mind these words of our Lord “ THY will be done!” adding “ My God I abandon myself to Thee.” ------Saint  Margret Mary. 11,689.... 
 

Saturday
12
Jan 2019
SAINT OF THE DAY
Saint Marguerite Bourgeous Also known as /Margaret Bourgeoys /Marguerite Bourgeoys/Marguerite Bourjeoys. Her profile: she was born on 17 April 1620 at Troyes, Aube, France. she died 12 January 1700 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada of fever. she was c... 
 

Saturday
12
Jan 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY ALACOQUE
  How good it is to please the divine Heart of our Lord who will reward our labours by eternal and ineffable delights!                     &nbs... 
 

Sunday
06
Jan 2019
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY ALACOQUE
  Gently, recall you mind when it wanders. You must be prepared to lose all in order to be lost in God.                        &n... 
 

Tuesday
01
Jan 2019
HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US.
with a heart full of greatitude to the most Sacred Heart of Jesus, for yet another year (2019).  in this year, we pray for God's endless blessings upon us all. God health of mind and body and may the Sacred heart of Jesus guard and protect us thr... 
 

Saturday
22
Dec 2018
FOUNDER'S DAY UPDATE
WE ARE GRATEFUL LORD..... With hearts full of gratitude to God, for His countless blessings in our lives from our last year founder’s day celebration to this year founder’s day celebration in good health of mind and body. Lord, we are inde... 
 

Saturday
01
Dec 2018
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY ALACOQUE
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRETMARY I am attacked on all sides, yet I will not fear, for I keep myself strongly entrenched in my secured fortress- the Sacred Heart of my divine Master. Like a wise leader He deals out to me just strength sufficient... 
 

Saturday
24
Nov 2018
SAINT OF THE DAY
Saints Dung Lac and his Companions...Martyrs.(1795–1839; Seventeenth–Nineteenth Centuries November 24)—MemorialLiturgical Color: RedPatron Saints of Vietnam Thousands of priests and converts are hunted down, tortured, and cruelly mu... 
 

Saturday
10
Nov 2018
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 ... 
 

Tuesday
16
Oct 2018
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... 
 

Tuesday
16
Oct 2018
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... 
 

Tuesday
16
Oct 2018
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... 
 

Friday
12
Oct 2018
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...  ... 
 

Friday
08
Jun 2018
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... 
 

Tuesday
22
May 2018
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... 
 

Tuesday
22
May 2018
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... 
 

Wednesday
16
May 2018
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... 
 

Wednesday
16
May 2018
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... 
 

Thursday
08
Feb 2018
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... 
 

Tuesday
30
Jan 2018
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... 
 

Friday
08
Dec 2017
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... 
 

Wednesday
20
Sep 2017
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... 
 

Saturday
26
Nov 2016
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF SAINT MARGRET MARY ALACOQUE
THOUGHTS AND SAYINGS OF ST. MARGRET MARY   Gently, recall you mind when it wanders. You must be prepared to lose all in order to be lost in God.                 &nb... 
 

Tuesday
21
Jun 2016
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... 
 

Saturday
30
May 2015
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... 
 

Friday
07
Nov 2014
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.... 
 

Sunday
19
Oct 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 ... 
 

Wednesday
15
Oct 2014
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... 
 

Saturday
04
Oct 2014
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,... 
 

Thursday
10
Apr 2014
International Conference in the Vatican
International Conference in the Vatican, Rome before the Holy Father, Pope Francis on April 10, 2014... 
 

Friday
09
Aug 2013
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...