If you know someone to whom you would like to introduce Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, here is the book. Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat (1779-1865): Founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a short biography that presents the essential facts of her life and significance for education and religious life. Written in response to many requests for something short on Sophie, it is suitable for Associates, Sacred Heart alumnae, colleagues, and friends.
Books by RSCJ
The Society of the Sacred Heart United States – Canada Province publications committee is delighted to announce the publication of the long awaited Transformed: One Congregation’s Response to the Second Vatican Council and the Calls of the World.
Biographer and historian of the American frontier, Louise Callan, RSCJ, wrote in 1935:
“And through the whole of this, like a golden thread binding it into unity, runs the character of our greatest Indian missionary nun, Mother Lucile Mathevon - a novice of Mother Duchesne, foundress of the house of St. Charles (1828), and for about 35 years the very heart and soul of the Indian Mission.”
This book details the life and ministry of Sister Mathevon, focusing most prominently on her relationship with the Potawatomi.
This book can be used when making difficult healthcare decisions at home with no available guidance. It is also useful if ones financial situation is such that a family is concerned about not being able to afford some or all care being offered. In such situations this book helps patients, families, neighbors, gather together as they make difficult decisions right in their homes.
Social scientists develop knowledge that is directly pertinent to global challenges and crises and need to be included in initiatives taken to address them. This book is a step towards such presentation and involvement.
Global crises are crucially intertwined with our relationships, groups, organizations, communities, institutions, how they collaborate with each other, how they compete with each other, and the dynamics intermingled with these.
A life of consecration prefigures what Christians hope for by calling into question the value of power, sexuality and material possessions. Religious life challenges the idea that these things alone bring happiness and shows that we can be more fulfilled, happier and more whole without being attached to them. Furthermore, detaching ourselves from these desires allows others to live with more dignity and greater ease, as well. Consecrated life, then, is a prophetic witness to the joy of the eschatological call of Christianity.
Edited by John R. Peteet, H. Steven Moffic, Ahmed Hankir, Harold G. Koenig
Nancy Kehoe, RSCJ, is the lead author of the chapter titled “Clergy-Clinician Collaboration.”
Christianity and Psychiatry, published by Springer is a valuable resource for mental health professionals seeking to understand and address the particular challenges that arise when caring for Christian patients.
This book explores the life of Catherine Collins, RSCJ, founder of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and the Center for Educational Design and Communication (CEDC) in Washington, D.C. “Kit,” as she was called, was a visionary, creative and influential educator. Schools of the Sacred Heart (now 25 total in the United States and Canada) owe the articulation of their educational philosophy, Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools, to her initiative.
In The Meal That Reconnects, Dr. Mary E. McGann, RSCJ, invites readers to a more profound appreciation of the sacredness of eating, the planetary interdependence that food and the sharing of food entails, and the destructiveness of the industrial food system that is supplying food to tables globally.
For 30 years, Sister Shirley Miller, has seen and heard God in every person she met on her journey through life. Wherever she has encountered them — in the mountains, by oceans and rivers, at the countryside, and in classrooms — she has been enriched by what people have revealed to her. “Each day we are given opportunities to see beauty all around us,” says Sister Shirley. “All we have to do is pay attention.” This book is an invitation to do just that. You don’t need a camera, just an attentive heart.