Tag Archives: Sacred Heart

On Ireland and the Anglosphere, Protestantism and New Age Neo-Paganism

Some reflections on Catholic Ireland and its exceptional role in regards to the Anglosphere, Protestantism and New Age Neo-Paganism.

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God Now Has a Human Heart …

At the centre of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus lies the staggering realisation that since the Incarnation, God now has a human heart …

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From the New Age Movement to the Heart of Christ

A Catholic and Christian convert from the New Age movement looks at the ongoing experience of communion with the Heart of Christ.

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The Enduring Persistence of Anti-Catholicism

Reflections on the enduring persistence of Anti-Catholicism, the inheritance of centuries of repression.

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The Holy Hour: In Gethsemane

To pray the Holy Hour is to meditate on Gethsemane and on the Fall. Our Lord first called St. Margaret Mary Alacoque to this devotion in 1674.

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus is Our Home (Feast of St. Margaret Mary)

The Sacred Heart is our home: Recollecting the Passion of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Devotion to the Sacred Heart in Catholic Ireland

How did the Sacred Heart devotion become so established in Catholic Ireland? One must look to Fr. James Cullen and his Irish Messenger of the Sacred Heart.

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Tomberg on the Sacred Heart, Jesuitism and the Hope of Catholicism

Valentin Tomberg considered the crisis of materialism serious indeed, but his writings regarding the Sacred Heart and Jesuitism offer profound hope.

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The Letters of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque – Book Review

Considering the love and passion in the 142 letters of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque …

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Father Mateo Crawley Boevey and the Sacred Heart in the Home and the World

      Last week, we offered extracts from my upcoming book regarding the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This week we simply follow with another extract continuing from before: There are many aspects of the Devotion to the Sacred Heart, but I should like now to focus on the simple fact of the symbol of the […]

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The Suffering of the Heart of Sacred Humanity

How the Sacred Heart of humanity suffers …

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On the Enthronement of the Sacred Heart

    Recently, Alisa left a comment, saying that she is going to have the Enthronment of the Sacred Heart in her home. I have to say, I’m so thrilled. It is such a wonderful thing to make the Sacred Heart head of the household. So, what is the Enthronment? Simply put, it is a […]

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Adoration of the Precious Blood

    When I gaze upon this image, I see so much. Hidden behind the image, I see our Lord Jesus Christ upon the Cross, arms stretched wide, presenting us His Heart, loving. Loving, forgiving, in the midst of His agony. His heart, like the sun, beaming, warming, as Its rays touch each and every […]

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Sacred Heart: Gateway to God by Wendy M. Wright (Book Review)

Wendy M. Wright offers an introduction to the Catholic tradition of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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The Sacred Heart and Sr. Josefa Menendez: The Way of Divine Love (Review)

The Sacred Heart speaks to Sr. Josefa Menendez in the extraordinary Way of Divine Love. A few notes at this website devoted to the Sacred Heart.

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Holy Communion with the Sacred Heart of Jesus

  We are still in the Octave of the Feast of the Sacred Heart and I want to attempt to capture something of my thoughts and feelings on receiving Holy Communion last Friday, on the Feast itself. Since receiving Holy Communion on that Feast, I have been focussed on the meaning of the words, Our […]

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Feast of the Sacred Heart III

    We approach the Feast of the Sacred Heart. In order to prepare ourselves, let us consider the history that gave birth to this great Feast. It is the Third Apparition of the Sacred Heart to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque that is relevant here. Known as the Great Revelation, this Third Apparition took place […]

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Valentin Tomberg, Catholic France and the Sacred Heart – More Very Personal Reflexions Part V

I have been writing here, a very personal series of reflexions, uncomfortably personal … I want to start picking up the threads now and drawing to a close in the next two or three entries. At the heart of this little series has been my own painful struggle with modernity. The crisis of our modern […]

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Sacred Heart: Make My Heart Like Unto Thine

    Cor Jesu, rex et centrum omnium cordium, misere nobis. Heart of Jesus, King and Centre of all Hearts, have mercy on us … Such is one of the central thirty three petitions of the Litany of the Sacred Heart. O My Lord, Thou art the King and Centre of my heart. And yet […]

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Valentin Tomberg, Catholic France and the Sacred Heart – More Very Personal Reflexions Part III

Very personal thoughts regarding Valentin Tomberg and the French Counter Revolutionary tradition of the Sacred Heart.

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