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The final “Mater” painting depicts Mary pausing in reflection while she gazes upwards at God as she completes her weaved garment. “Mater in the House of Saint John” was painted by Pauline Perdrau in 1883, but the original is lost.

Revered painting was the first of many 

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter October 22, 2020

The “Mater” painting that hangs in Sacred Heart schools around the world was the first of nine other portraits of Mary that Pauline Perdrau created throughout her life, with each varying in color and...

 Sketches and drawings were made during the process of this work. The piece will be hung in April during an art showcase along with IB students and elementary school works.

Art piece celebrates Society of the Sacred Heart

Sophia Aeby, Reporter March 20, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Visual Arts Department Chair Rachel McIntire shared a small fraction of her public art commissions for Convent & Stuart Hall to her Art Foundations II class for their feedback today during...

Junior Abby Anderson grabs some goûter after chapel. Goûter is the French word for taste and is annually distributed after the Feast of Mater.

Community celebrates Feast of Mater

Gray Timberlake, Reporter October 20, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  To celebrate the Feast of Mater, students gathered this morning in the chapel in dress uniform with pink accessories and honored the annual tradition. To tell the story of Pauline’s...

Freshmen Asha Khanna and Lily Niehaus open yesterdays prayer service for the Feast of Mater Admirabilis with the Call to Prayer. The statue is a likeness of the fresco in Rome, painted in 1844 by Pauline Perdrau.

Sacred Heart community celebrates Mater

Grace Ainslie and Claire Kosewic October 20, 2014

Grace Ainslie & Claire Kosewic Reporters Students and the special women in their lives gathered in the Flood Mansion yesterday to celebrate the feast of Mater Admirabilis, with the Freshman...

Emma Fahy (’09) and Hallie Young (’09) visit Instituto Sacro Cuore della Trinita dei Monti in Rome, the home of the original fresco of Mater Admerablis. EMMA FAHY | with permission

Alumnae use Trés Bíen cards

May 25, 2012

Rebecca Siegel Design Editor The fresco of Mater Admerablis that is significant to the Sacred Heart community is housed in a private school at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome. The building...

A group of seniors sit with the significant women in their lives, eating brunch that was served after the Mass freshman planned with Celine Curran, Student Life Coordinator. This year’s fashion show was the first to feature clothing from Seconds-to-Go, the Schools of the Sacred Heart resale shop located on Fillmore Street. Freshman students modeled a selection of 10 looks. Photo: ZOE NEWCOMB | the broadview

Stuart Hall joins in CSH Mass, brunch tradition honoring Mater

October 29, 2010

The Freshmen Class hosted a Mass and brunch for CSH and SHHS students and their mothers Sunday morning to celebrate the Feast of Mater Admerabilis. “This tradition is a wonderful way to...

The original fresco of Mater Admirabilis is located in a chapel at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Rome. A replica of the painting hangs in Sacred Heart schools around the world.

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

October 30, 2009

Claire Fahy Reporter Sacred Heart Schools throughout the world celebrated the Feast of Mater on Oct. 20 and throughout the week. A fresco of Mary painted by Sister Pauline Perdau, a Religious of...

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