Recent News

  • Commemorating 150 years of the death of St. Madeleine Sophie with a "new" portrait

    This portrait of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat is located in the General Archives of the Society in Rome. Its origin is unknown, though there are indications that it may have been sent to the Mother House in Paris from Italy in 1879.

  • Sophie: 150 Years

    The Centre Sophie Barat in Joigny, France invites us to an "interior pilgrimage" ....

  • Living Our Charism Today

    "Like the Samaritan woman we are invited to deep engagement with Jesus as we welcome new life for the emerging future.... We are called to be evangelizers who preach the gospel with joy...."

    Sol Navidad rscj (PHI)

  • Celebrating Sophie's Feast

    St. Madeleine Sophie's feast on May 25 is fast approaching. Here are some resources for prayer or reflection that are available on websites of some Provinces.

  • Brothers and Sisters: Missionaries of Joy!

    A gathering of young religious was held on May 2-3, 2015 in Paris, as part of the Year of Consecrated Life.

  • Beatitudes of our Fears

    This prayer is based on the words of Jesus: “My peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you; a peace the world cannot give. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid” (John 14:27). It is the response in faith of our elderly Sisters in the Province of Mexico.

  • Congratulations, Sacred Heart School (Mexico City)!

    Sacred Heart School in Mexico City won 3rd place in the Eco-Schools WDA International Music Video Competition.

  • In quietness and in trust

    "... I sit in quietness, and in trust in God's fidelity and presence. And within and by that I am strengthened - not by lovely insights or experiences, just by being with God." ~ Silvana Dallanegra rscj (ENW)

  • Sharing our website......

    A happy video from the Province of Poland inviting everyone to view

  • Prayer Intention for April

    Universal Prayer Intention for April 2015:

    “That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.”

  • Sorrow Turns to Joy

    "You shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice, and you shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.”


  • On the Merits of the Passion of Our Lord

    "My dear Daughters, we especially ought to have a profound devotion for these mysteries of the Cross, for as you know, it is in the last act of the cruelty exercised on the revered body of the Savior that our Society was born...."

    St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

The times in which we live call for fervor, fidelity and generosity.
The heart's best security is to trust in God alone.
St. Madeleine Sophie Barat


"We are convinced that our lives, given in love, are the strongest expression of our spirituality. (General Chapter 2000)

Let us share, through prayer and reflection, through our different expressions and cultures, how we live this spirituality today.


“The pierced Heart of Jesus opens our being to the depths of God and to the anguish of humankind.”  (Constitutions #8)