Founding Mothers
St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

Resources about St. Madeleine Sophie Barat


Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat: Foundress of Society of the Sacred Heart. St. Louis: Society of the Sacred Heart Marian Gabriel y Galán. (2016). 

Phil Kilroy, RSCJ. (2000). Madeleine Sophie Barat: A Life. Cork University Press.

Margaret Williams, RSCJ. (1965). St. Madeleine Sophie: Her life and Letters. New York: Herder and Herder.

C.E. Maguire, RSCJ, Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat. New York: Sheed and Ward, New York, 1960.

Alexandre Brou, SJ, Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat. New York: Desclee Company, 1925. 

Digital Resources

A website by Phil Kilroy rscj:  Madeleine Sophie Barat, 1779-1865

Sophie Barat Spirituality Centre  https://www.centre-sophie-barat.com/We-welcome-you 

Digital Edition: Madeleine Sophie Barat story "Sophie's Story" from the Society of the Sacred Heart-New Zealand

The Belgium French Netherland Province (BFN) and the Sophie Barat Centre in Joigny have created a video that beautifully recounts the story of Madeleine Sophie and the founding of our Society. 

Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.