19 June 2009

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Feast of the Sacred Heart was established in order that the faithful might honor with more devotion and zeal, under the symbol of the Sacred Heart, the love of Jesus Christ, which induced Him not only to suffer and to die for the redemption of mankind, but also to institute the Sacrament of His Body and Blood in com-memoration of His death.

INTROIT (Ps. 32:11,19,1).
The thoughts of His Heart are from generation to generation: To deliver their souls from death, and feed them in famine. (Psalm) Rejoice in the Lord, O ye just: praise becometh the upright. Glory be to the Father... The thoughts...

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