Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat: Foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart

'Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat: Foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart'

Illustrated by Pilar Campos Fernández-Figares and translated by Kim King, RSCJ

Meet Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, a courageous woman who founded the Society of the Sacred Heart. 

From a young child born in Joigny, France, to becoming a nun in Paris, she devoted her life to God, educating young girls and helping the poor. This inspirational children’s story is beautifully illustrated. 

'Bible Stories that Make Us Smile'

Illustrated by Patricia Reid, RSCJ

The stories in the Bible continue to be told and retold, learned and loved by every generation and every age level. Here are some of the most popular and some that seldom get much attention, all told from a dierent perspective, for young readers to get to know these wonderful people of the Bible and learn how to tell their own stories about them.

Heart magazine 2020 | Vol. 17, No. 1

Our United States – Canada Province is one of 28 provinces that make up the global Society of the Sacred Heart. Religious of the Sacred Heart consider themselves members of one international community, and this unity is important. The words cor unum et anima una in Corde Jesu (one heart and one soul in the Heart of Jesus) appear on each of our profession crosses.

Annual Report, 2018-19

The theme of our report is, “Let love be your life for all eternity," a saying of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, who founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800. Here, you will find a selection of stories, articles and photos that celebrate the transformative love of God today in the lives of alumnae/i, RSCJ, Associates, Children of Mary, Network school educators, friends and colleagues.

 

A Life Given In Love: Reflections on Philippine Duchesne

A Life Given In Love: Reflections on Philippine Duchesne, edited by Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, is now available to order online. This book was original printed in a limited supply and distributed to Sacred Heart communities and schools. 

'Coral Castles'

Carol Bialock, RSCJ, is not a traditional nun. She is a poet, an activist and a student of Sufism, and she has spent her life deeply devoted to those in need. And now she is a published author as well, seeing her vivid book of poems, Coral Castles, released by Fernwood Press on her 90th birthday.

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