First Friday Devotion

The 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

As a small child, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, 1647-1690, preferred prayer and contemplation over childish play, owing perhaps to the extraordinary virtue of her parents. However, she had heavy burdens from her earliest years. She lost her father to pneumonia when she was only eight years old. After her father died she was sent to the Urbanist sisters where the […]

Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

One can discover a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities in the Catholic faith. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]

12 Promises from the Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

As a small child, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, 1647-1690, preferred prayer and contemplation over childish play, owing perhaps to the extraordinary virtue of her parents. However, she had heavy burdens from her earliest years. She lost her father to pneumonia when she was only eight years old. After her father died she was sent to the Urbanist sisters where the […]

Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

One can discover a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities in the Catholic faith. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]

Why you should practice devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

One can discover a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities in the Catholic faith. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]

12 Promises from the Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

“It is my most fervent wish and my most heartfelt prayer that some of those who read this missive may join many of my friends and me this Friday, October 3rd at Holy Mass to begin a serious and solemn devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I implore all of you to follow through with this devotion faithfully for […]

Why you should practice devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

"Sacred Heart of Jesus" (detail) by Chambers

One can discover a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities in the Catholic faith. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]

What you need to know about Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus

One can discover in the Catholic faith a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]

Why Devotion to the Sacred Heart Matters

One can discover in the Catholic faith a wide and deep variety of devotions and spiritualities. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most visible and important. Very few people whom I know would be unfamiliar with at least the title Sacred Heart. Many parishes and Catholic institutions are named in honor of and dedicated to the Sacred Heart. […]