Esprit de Coeur is published biannually by the Associated Alumnae and Alumni of the Sacred Heart for all alumnae/i of Sacred Heart Schools in the U.S. and Western Canada. It includes features on alum news, conferences and other events, Sacred Heart authors, news from AMASC, the Network of Sacred Heart Schools and RSCJ.

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Esprit de Coeur (Spring 2016)

Esprit de Coeur (Spring 2016)

When Jane Musabeyezu and Micaela Kelly English met at Barat College, little did they know what an impact they would have on each other’s lives. It was 1998 and Jane had recently moved to the U.S. from Rwanda.

“We took some classes together and ended up in a sociology study group,” recalls Jane. “Barat is a tiny school, so everybody knows everybody. For four years, it was my home.”

Esprit de Coeur (Winter 2013)

Esprit de Coeur (Winter 2013)

One of the first companions of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat was another French woman named Philippine Duchesne, the Society’s pioneer missionary. In 1818, she started the first Sacred Heart School in America in the frontier village of St. Charles, Missouri. The year 1881 marked the opening of the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Omaha...

Esprit de Coeur (Winter 2011)

Esprit de Coeur (Winter 2011)

I am writing to you on the verge of the new year, reflecting on all the Sacred Heart friends I have met these last few months. I’ve had the pleasure of attending the four Regional gatherings in Denver, Cleveland, Bryn Mawr, Penn., and Grand Coteau, La. Each had a unique flavor and reaffirmed what it means to be part of this Sacred Heart family.

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