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St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

May 29

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

(1779-1865)

Madeleine went to Paris in 1795, at the height of the French Revolution, which had sought to destroy the Church. She experienced of the violence of the revolution as well as the impact of Jansenism, which taught that only perfect people will be saved. She countered both movements by starting the Society of the Sacred Heart, which taught about the merciful love of God.

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