The boys and girls in first grade at the Sacred Heart School of Almagro, Argentina have drawn Mater and written what they imagine she might be thinking in that image.
The Sacred Heart Spiritual Tradition
The preschoolers have joined the action of monthly prayer, so they started praying for vocations at Society of the Sacred Heart. In order to be better understood, vocation was compared with the process of making bread.
This year’s feast was a chance for our pupils to show what Mater Admirabilis means to them.
Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo (1923-2000) was a Mexican artist and painter, furniture designer and blacksmith. His mother, Concepción Hidalgo de Rangel, was very devoted to Mater Admirabilis and her son gave her this painting.
May Mater Admirabilis intercede for the RSCJ and all those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity.
The province of Malta shares a hymn dedicated to Mater Admirabilis. The hymn expresses her emptying of self and her openness to God’s Word, and invites us to follow her example.
“Every year we remember her story and every year we learn something new, because for us, the students, she was painted by Pauline Perdreau. But who was Pauline Perdreau?"
(Introduction of the play La Historia de Mater of the Rosales school)
The text chosen for our card is an excerpt from the book: Under the Sign of Fire, by Sister Maria Thereza Latgé, RSCJ Brazil.
This watercolor was painted in 2007 by Sophie Maille RSCJ.
This video shows the celebration of the Feast of the Sacred Heart in our school in Tarnów, Poland. Read the article and watch the video to learn more about the school.