Digital Edition tells the Madeleine Sophie Barat Story

Mary Shanahan RSCJ and Kylie Swanson tell the St Madeleine Sophie Barat story.  In this concise and engaging introduction, titled Sophie’s Story, they show that the founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart is not just a figure from the past, but a woman for today.

Originally published in 2007 for the celebration of 125 years of the presence of the Society of the Sacred Heart in Australia, this digital edition is made available to celebrate 135 years of the Society’s presence in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Here are some reflection questions that may be useful for those reading Sophie’s Story in the wake of the appalling terror attacks on Sophie’s homeland:

Reading Sophie’s Story in a Time of Terror