Maluku Catholics remember sacrifice of Dutch missionaries

Catholics in Indonesia's Southeast Maluku regency have staged a special festival to commemorate Dutch missionaries who introduced Catholicism to the region and who were shot dead 75 years ago. Japanese soldiers shot Sacred Heart Bishop Johannes…

Beatification of 7 MSC Martyrs

On May 6, 2017, 7 MSC Martyrs were beatified in Girona, Spain. The Beatification was presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato, thePrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. From his Facebook page, Fr. Carl Tranter, MSC on this occasion…

Beatification of 7 MSCs as Martyrs of the Faith

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The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, along with the entire Chevalier Family, are in celebration this year 2017. We are celebrating the beatification of seven of our members.= On July 8, 2016, our Holy Father Pope Francis signed the document…

First MSCs to be Beatified

On July 8, Pope Francis approved the beatification of our Spanish Martyrs! Fr. Antonio Hortigüela and his six companions will become the first members of our Congregation to be beatified. The beatification will be held on May 6, 2017,  at…