St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

“The sacred heart of Christ is an inexhaustible fountain and its sole desire is to pour itself out into the hearts of the humble so as to free them and prepare them to lead lives according to his good pleasure.” (St. Margaret Mary Alacoque) October 16 — Optional Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin (1647-1690) If you liked this quote, […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

The sacred heart of Christ is an inexhaustible fountain and its sole desire is to pour itself out into the hearts of the humble so as to free them and prepare them to lead lives according to his good pleasure. (St. Margaret Mary Alacoque) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. […]