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Inspiring Saint Quotes for Month of September

The month of September is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows and full of many beautiful feast days. Let us recall the Sorrows of Mary and pray to the Blessed Mother for strength and guidance and celebrate this Liturgical Feast day on September 15th. At the bottom of...

The Symbols of the Sacred Heart

FLAMES • Jesus’ burning love for us is brighter than the sun. CROSS • It was a part of His heart from the beginning and shows Jesus’ desire to die for us in order to bring us to His father. CROWN OF THORNS • Our sins hurt His heart even more than they...

A Brief History of the Sacred Heart Devotion

THE BLESSED MOTHER AND ST. JOHN • The devotion began with Jesus’ mother and St. John the Evangelist. Both heard the heartbeat of Jesus and were at the foot of the cross where the heart, full of unfathomable love, was pierced with a sword. His heart cleanses us from...

The Seven Sorrows of Mary

Feast Day: September 15 Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows dates back to the middle ages, though reflections on Mary’s sorrows goes back to the early church fathers. At one time there were two feast days in the liturgical calendar commemorating the Sorrows of Mary. One...

Mary, Assumed Into Heaven, Pray For Us

This month we will celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary. A feast day reminds us of the glorious state that all of the faithful will achieve at Christ’s second coming, and the constant intercession of Mary for all of us before the throne of God. While all...

Feast Days and Saint Quotes for August

The month of August is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Since the 16th century Catholics have assigned entire months to special devotions. This entire month falls within the liturgical season of Ordinary Times, which is represented in the color of green. The...

Six Papal Quotes on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

These Six quotes strengthen our faith and remind us that this devotion is timeless and supported in the eyes of the Church.  We can place our trust in the Sacred Heart with our daily needs, struggles, and desires. We can turn to this all-merciful heart for...

Just Show Up for Prayer

Daily prayer did not become a habit for me until 15 years ago when my son was deployed with the Marines to Iraq. I have had the usual ups and downs in daily prayer, and one thing I have learned is that God is pleased that I just show up. There is a peace knowing that...

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus!

The month of June is dedicated to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and on June 19 this year, we celebrate the Great Feast of the Sacred Heart. This powerful devotion is an opportunity for us to “reset” our hearts to be more like His Heart every day. Jesus longs to heal...

Allow the Sacred Heart to Transform Your Heart

During the days and weeks leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart, we are invited to come to appreciate the Heart of Jesus and come to love His Most Sacred Heart. This invitation to love His Heart is not in our imagination, but Jesus shared this great desire he...

Beyond Enthronement

What to do after you Enthrone Your Home to the Sacred Heart of Jesus? Once the preparation and enthronement to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is completed, many people ask themselves, “well, what is next?”. What they are asking, in one form or another, is “how do I...

The Symbols of the Heart of Jesus

The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a central theme throughout the Bible. It is not a reference to the actual muscle tissue of His physical heart but it is a reference to Christ Himself. The heart is synonymous with the totality of the person. Christ is offering you an...

Suggestions for Welcome His Heart During COVID-19 Pandemic

Here are some guidelines to welcome the Sacred Heart into your home during this time of sickness and uncertainty.  You don't need to have friends and family come over for the Enthronement ceremony. This is encouraged as a way to celebrate this special event. You...

Videos on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

To Whom Do You Belong?In the Enthronement of the Sacred Heart, God is looking for a relationship with you. God wants to be a major part of your life. He wants to not only meet you at Church, but he wants to be welcomed into your heart and home. (1:37 minutes)What is...

Prayer of Protection to the Most Sacred Heart

Let us pray this prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus for protection against the COVID-19 Oh Good Jesus, you are the Most High God, everlasting and always loving you have shown us the way to the Father and sent the Holy Spirit to guide us. We implore thy Most Sacred...

Creating a Sacred Space to Pray

One of the biggest obstacles to my prayer life is finding the time. As a busy mom of five, I just can’t believe how some days go by and I’ve barely muttered a word to God. For many years I would “say my prayers” by greeting God quickly in the morning, maybe a quick...

Sacred Heart Hour

A monthly radio program that includes: prayer, formation and great conversation all focused on the Sacred Heart of Jesus For the past three years, a monthly Friday program is broadcast from St. Gabriel Radio station on a topic that can never be exhausted: The Sacred...

Five Ways to Grow Closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Are you looking to grow closer to Jesus in 2020? Consider gaining new clarity on your spiritual life by strengthening your devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Here are five simple steps you can do to not only grow closer to Christ but His PERFECT Love! This world...

The Best Gift You Can Give Jesus!

What could be a better gift for you and your loved ones than to Enthrone the Sacred Heart of Jesus as King, Savior, and Friend of your family? Enthronement to the Sacred Heart is a powerful way to seek out new graces. We read in Prv. 23:26- " My son, give me your...

Christ the King: Encouraging, Challenging, Prophetic

“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” There was nothing about that moment that appeared Royal. Jesus did not appear to be a King in any way. He was dying the worst form of death that the Romans had perfected. Crucifixion was so bad it was below the...

The Litany of the Sacred Heart

The Litany of the Sacred Heart is one of six litanies approved for public use by the Church and is often prayed during First Friday services. When the Litany of the Sacred Heart is prayed publicly; the congregation’s lines are in italics. Lord, have mercy on...

Litany of the Saints

Let us pray together the litany of the Saints! Lord, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us.Christ, hear us.Christ, graciously hear us.God, the Father of Heaven,have mercy...

NOVEMBER: We are called to be holy- to be saints!

This month of November brings to each of us the profound joy of knowing we are called to be saints. The Lord Jesus has called us, invited us, beckoned us to be His own. His calling, His invitation, His beckoning is made so that we may know we are called to be holy -...

Sacred Heart Congress, 2019

Join us for the 8th Annual Sacred Heart Congress! When: Saturday, November 16th, 2019 Where: St. Michael Church in Worthington, OH, from 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM. Details: Doors open at 7:00 AM, Rosary at 7:30 AM, Mass with Bishop Brennan at 8:00 AM...

October and The Holy Rosary

By Fr. Stash Dailey-Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Columbus, OH In a world where people and movements are often times reduced to symbols or headlines, we as Catholics have a variety of sacramentals that set us apart.  The Chaplet of the Holy Rosary is one of...

Recognize Your Home As a Sacred Place.

The family is often referred to as the “domestic church,” because the members of the Christian household gathered together form the basic “cell” of the church, which is the Body of Christ, and so the Christian home should be recognized as a sacred place....

September Is Here! Ave Crux! Spes Unica Nostra!

Ave Crux! Spes Unica Nostra!As Catholics, we get so used to our many different images of Jesus that at times we forget every image of the Lord is supposed to draw us back to His love. It is natural for us to have a favorite image, depiction, or even title of the Lord,...

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

(For Private Devotion) Lord, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.  God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of...

New Job thru the Sacred Heart part 2

I wanted to talk about the new job I received through the Sacred Heart Enthronement because it has been wonderful. It is awe-inspiring to see God's handiwork. I talked about my job search with the Sacred Heart's help here: http://bit.ly/SHNewJob My new job fits me...

New Job thru the Sacred Heart

I wanted to talk about the blessings I received from the Sacred Heart Enthronement during my recent job search. My wife and I had our Enthronement in 2013 and have done various Renewals, most recently in November, 2018. The 5th Promise is “I will bestow abundant...

May = A Month dedicated to Mary

From Bethlehem to Calvary there was one who remained ever-present and always faithful to Jesus. That one person was the Mother. In this month of May we Catholics have a time-honored tradition of acknowledging the presence in the...

The Litany of the Passion

By, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Humbly prostrate at the foot of Thy holy Cross, I will often say to Thee, in order to excite Thy compassion and obtrain mercy and pardon: Jesus, calumniated and persecuted, Have mercy on me. Jesus, abandoned by men and...

Are You Always Complaining? Try This…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx9hR9tXIWU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR06HU-UElMgmBVPiLacTRMO8SkMKNSQj3EJ8B96V2jY9mBp8A4Xn3C-dj0 Consider trying these helpful suggestions for welcoming Christ into your heart and home! Start with stop complaining...

The Great Promise Fulfilled…

I came back to the Catholic Church in 1994 and my wife and regularly attended First Friday Masses from 1995 and 1996, and after that, we were committed to First Friday and daily Mass when we could make it. We discovered the joy of our Catholic Faith and were so...

The Sacred Heart of Jesus: A Place to Go With Your Troubles

We learn this in Matthew 8:23: “Suddenly a violent storm came upon the sea so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep … ‘Lord, save us we are perishing!’… He said to them, ‘Why are you terrified, O you of little faith.’” How many of us have cried...

Sacred Heart Prayer – Oh Most Holy Heart of Jesus

O most holy Heart of Jesus, fountain of every blessing, I adore You, I love You, and with a lively sorrow for my sins, I offer You this poor heart of mine. Make me humble, patient, pure, and wholly obedient to Your will. Grant, good Jesus, that I may live in You and...

Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us, Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. (After each: Have mercy on us.) God the Father in heaven. God the Son, Redeemer of the world. God the Holy...

Consecration Prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Act of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus By Pope Leo XIII Most sweet Jesus, redeemer of the human race, look down upon us, humbly prostrate before your altar. We are yours and yours we wish to be; but to be more surely united with you, behold each one of us...

The Doctrine of the Sacred Heart Devotion

The Doctrine of the Sacred Heart Devotion: When we think of the concept of “devotion,” we think in terms of true love, generosity, loyalty and such.  That is how we would describe a husband and father who is “devoted” to his wife and family. It is also how we’d...

A Closer Look At The Enthronement to the Sacred Heart

WHAT IS AN ENTHRONEMENT TO THE SACRED HEART? The Sacred Heart Enthronement is a Christian ceremony where Christ is officially invited to enter as a King, Savior and friend to your home, school, business or organization. When we honor the heart of Christ we seek to...

Night Adoration in the Home

"Could you not then watch one hour with me?"- Mt. 26:40 During this time of COVID-19 is the perfect time to bring back to practice Night Adoration in the home. This just might be the link to helping you carve out more prayer time and strengthen your relationship with...

A Brief History of the Sacred Heart Devotion

The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus In his encyclical on the Sacred Heart entitled Haurietis Aquas (“You Will Draw Waters"), Pope Pius XII notes that the genesis of the devotion to the Sacred Heart lies in the covenant of love from the Old Testament....

The Twelve Promises To Those Who Honor The Sacred Heart

The Promises of Jesus to Persons and Families who Honor The Sacred Heart There are twelve widely published promises that Jesus made through St. Margaret Mary to those who consecrate themselves to His Sacred Heart.  The promises are quite remarkable. When we consider...

Bring the Sacred Heart Enthronement into Your Home