In 1779, Madeleine Sophie Barat was born in Joigny, France as fire raged in houses nearby. Truly a child of fire, Sophie’s heart was captivated by God from an early age, and she was drawn to a life of contemplative prayer. At the same time she recognized that post-revolutionary France had a pressing need for transformation through rigorous education and a spirituality of the Heart of Christ. Sophie and four companions made their first vows in 1800, giving themselves to a form of religious life which combined the contemplative and the apostolic....
Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat
HAPPY FEAST OF SAINT MADELEINE SOPHIE BARAT!
We offer a quote from Sophie and a video to celebrate the grace of our vocation.
Wisdom words from Sophie for the feast of the Ascension.
Phil Kilroy rscj. (2000). Madeleine Sophie Barat: A Life. Cork University Press.
Phil Kilroy rscj. (2004). Madeleine-Sophie Barat, Une vie. Paris: Cerf. (traduit par Sr Pascale-Dominique Nau op)
Phil Kilroy rscj. (2000). Magdalena Sofía Barat, Una vida. Madrid: Ediciones Encuentro. (traducido por Ma Carmen Africa Vidal Claramonte y Ma Rosario Martin Ruano)