Heart Magazine, Winter 2017
This Winter Issue of Heart Magazine takes a deep look at General Chapter and the calls that were discerned for the Society of the Sacred Heart.  The Society welcomes all members of the Sacred Heart family to prayerfully learn, discover and to live these calls with them, over the next eight years.


Photograph by Jerry Naunheim
Something I read sixty-six years ago has stayed with me to this day and continues to influence my prayer.  The words were in a letter to members of the Society of the Sacred Heart from Reverend Mother de Lescure in preparation for the 150th anniversary of the Society.

Latest from the RSCJ Blogs

Feb 23, 2017
Be at peace: St. Madeleine Sophie said: "If we love Our Lord and are faithful to Him, we shall be at peace, and our peace will endure."
Feb 22, 2017
Seeing the spring: Ten years ago today my father died, only three months after my mother. As he lay dying I realised that, for me, his death would come too...


In Memoriam

Pray for our beloved Religious of the Sacred Heart

Joanne Fitzpatrick, RSCJ
A religious sister for sixty-four years, Joanne was born on April 21, 1932 in St. Joseph, Missouri and was the daughter of Edward Luke Fitzpatrick and Marie Johanna Fahey Fitzpatrick. One of five...

Interior spirit is the refined, delicate tact of soul that makes us aware of God’s action in order to abandon ourselves to it.

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat


Helen Rosenthal, RSCJ, Honored as Woman of Conscience
“Do you love the Lord enough to go on missions for him?” asked the Mother General of Helen Rosenthal, an RSCJ in Rome in 1959. Thus began Sister Rosenthal’s 20-year journey as a missionary.