Emblematic sites

The Emblematic Sites of the Society of the Sacred Heart

  • In Rome :
  1. The Mother House of the Society of the Sacred Heart,
    via Tarquinio Vipera, 16 – 00152 Roma
    Residence of the Superior General and her counselors
  2. La Villa Lante,
    Via Francesco di Sales, 18 – 00165 Roma
    Provincial House of Italy, General Archives of the Society and house where the « probation » of the nuns is done before their final vows.
  3. The Trinita dei Monti,
    Piazza dei Monti, 3 – 00187 Roma
    Convent, where in the cloister is the fresco of Mater admirabilis. The rscj are no longer present.
  • In France :
  1. Sophie Barat Center,
    11 rue Davier – 89300 Joigny
    Birthplace of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat and International Spiritual Center of the Society of the Sacred Heart
  2. Saint Francis Xavier Church,
    bd des Invalides – 75007 Paris,
    La châsse de sainte Madeleine Sophie Barat is exhibited in a side chapel to the right of the nave.
  3. Musée Rodin, formerly Hôtel Biron,
    79, rue de Varenne – 75007 Paris
    The Society of the Sacred Heart installs a boarding school and its mother house in 1820.
    It will remain the property of the RSCJ until the expulsions of 1907
  4. Lycée Victor Duruy,
    33 , bd des Invalides – 75007 Paris
    last mother-house of the Sacred Heart built in 1857 by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, where she died on Ascension Day May 25, 1865 (can not be visited)
  • Aux Etats-Unis :
  1. St-Charles,
    619, North Second Street – St Charles MO 63301
    First house founded by Saint Philippine Duchesne in the USA, in 1818
    Place where his tomb is.
Mother House (Rome)
Hôtel Biron (Paris)
Saint-Francis-Xavier Church (Paris)
Saint-Charles Sanctuary (Missouri)