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The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 23, 2017 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart calls for a fundamental conversion and reparation, of love and […]

What Wondrous Love is This?

  Jesus the Lover Like a sapling he grew in front of us,                                                                                     […]

What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 12, 2015 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart is a wonderful historical piety for Christ. . . . […]

What wondrous love is this?

Jesus the Lover Like a sapling he grew in front of us, Like a root in arid ground… a thing despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering …. And yet ours were the sufferings he bore, ours the sorrows he carried. But we thought of him as someone punished, […]

What wondrous love is this?

Jesus the Lover Like a sapling he grew in front of us, Like a root in arid ground… a thing despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering …. And yet ours were the sufferings he bore, ours the sorrows he carried. But we thought of him as someone punished, […]

What wondrous love is this?

Jesus the Lover Like a sapling he grew in front of us, Like a root in arid ground… a thing despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering …. And yet ours were the sufferings he bore, ours the sorrows he carried. But we thought of him as someone punished, […]

Jesus the Lover

Today is the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Reflecting on the Love that flows continually from the heart of Jesus has been a devotion of mine since childhood. I wrote the article below in 1981 at a difficult time in my life and then preached it as a Good Friday homily in 1992. […]