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Dehonian Resources: About

Resources on Fr. Leo Dehon at Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology and worldwide

About Fr. Dehon

Fr. Leo John Dehon (1843-1925) was the founder of the Priests of the Sacred Heart.

Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology is an apostolate of the United States Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. The Leo Dehon Library, serving the school and the SCJ community, has many resources for Dehonian studies and welcomes inquiries from the world wide community.

  1. This link  takes you to the Priests of the Sacred Heart site which describes Dehonian spirituality, the concept of “oblation”, devotions and prayers, and reflection questions.
  2. Link to the English-language version of the Dehon Study Center, housed in Rome.  (Here's the Italian site, just in case.)
  3. Collections by and about Fr. Leo Dehon and the Priests of the Sacred Heart in Dehon Library
  4. Access to Dehon DOCS, including the English version of the works of Fr. Leo Dehon,  available from the SCJ generalate offices in Rome.  Please note that the works of Fr. Dehon were written in French.
  5. Need archival research help? Contact the U.S.A. Province Archivist, Rev. Wayne Jenkins, S.C.J., at



Dehonian Social Justice blog

Priests of the Sacred Heart USA website

International Dehon Study Center newsletter

Dehon Library Image Collection

St. Michael the Archangel (mosaic) Bronislaw M. Bak (1922 - 1981)

Originally designed by Susanna Pathak

Librarian Ann Owen