We are The Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, also referred to as Sacred Heart Sisters (SHS). We are a mission of local Catholic religious women founded in 1954 in Juba, South Sudan (then Sudan) by Comboni Missionary Bishop Sisto Mazzoldi. We are a missionary institute of different nations called to respond to the needs of the poor, the neglected, and those who have not heard the good news of salvation
2 Sisters killed, 5 Sisters and 5 men survive highway attack.
Sr. Mary Daniel Abut and Sr. Regina Roba Luate are two of our sisters, among five civilians, killed in an ambush on the 16th of August 2021 on Nimule-Juba highway.
Pope expresses sadness over murder of Sisters in South Sudan.
Pope Francis expresses his sadness over the murder of two religious Sisters of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in South Sudan..