The Society of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic religious congregation of women. It was founded in 1800 and is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the education of young people.

The Society aims to educate children and youth, the next generation, that they may build a better world.

The 150 Religious of the Sacred Heart in Japan are engaged in varied ministries. All their activities are oriented towards education.

The Society of the Sacred Heart celebrated the bicentennial anniversary in 2000. Also, the Japan Province has been celebrating the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the province since January 1, 2008.