About Madeleine Simon

MADELEINE SIMON, RSCJ (1912-2003) was a Religious of the Society of the Sacred Heart. A chance meeting with John Main OSB in 1975 revealed to her ‘that this way of prayer was meant for me’ and in 1982 she established the first Christian Meditation Centre in London in the Society of the Sacred Heart’s Community in Hammersmith. At the time of writing Born Contemplative and aged 80, she was Director of the Christian Meditation Retreat Centre in England.