Novena in Memory of Marie Madeleine – Day 8

On 21st September, we celebrate the birthday of Marie Madeleine, who founded the FCJ Society in France almost 200 years ago. Join us as we make a novena in her memory prepared by our sisters in the Philippines.

Day 8: The scroll

23 June 1817.  Marie Madeleine experienced a scroll being unrolled before her eyes on which was written the following characteristics for herself and for the members and works of the Society she would found: ….to be a Jesuit – a companion of Jesus, .…to form establishments for the education of children, .…to undertake the work of retreats, ….missions.


This novena in memory of Marie Madeleine has been prepared by the sisters in the Philippines. Follow the novena in their facebook page:  FCJ Sisters and Friends Philippines. You can access the previous days on our website also.

Visit Marie Madeleine’s pages on this site: Marie Madeleine ¦ Her Life ¦ Her Cause ¦ Her Shrine ¦ Pilgrimage. Follow our Bicentenary celebrations at #FCJ200.