At Stone Ridge Mass, Cardinal Gregory praises Society of Sacred Heart foundress as a saint for our times

Students at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart celebrated St. Madeleine Sophie Barat’s feast day with a statue blessing, a Mass and a congé on May 25. The French saint founded the Society of the Sacred Heart, which today maintains a network of 25 Catholic schools in the United States and Canada, including Stone Ridge, an all-girls school in Bethesda, Maryland which serves students in grades 1-12, with a co-ed early childhood program. Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrated the feast day Mass for the school community.

Lulu Schropp, a Stone Ridge senior who will attend the College of William & Mary in the fall, reflected on why St. Madeleine Sophie Barat’s feast day is significant to her.

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