Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: June 15, 2007

Today is the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In most Catholic homes, you will find an image of the Sacred Heart — where Jesus’ wounded heart is bleeding and exposed. The Sacred Heart shows Jesus’ immense love for all of us, even if at times we cause Him pain by not following His teachings and example.

Many Catholics are devoted to the Sacred Heart. Every first Friday of each month, they attend novena masses in honor of the Sacred Heart. It is said that whoever shall observe the devotion to the Sacred Heart for nine consecutive first Fridays shall never perish outside of God’s grace as the Sacred Heart will be his/her refuge at the hour of death.