Tag - 12 promises of the sacred heart

19/6: Happy Feast of the Sacred Heart!

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus... n 1673, a French Visitandine (Visitation) nun named Margaret Mary Alacoque had a private revelation of Jesus, in which he asked the Church to honour his Most Sacred Heart. In particular, Jesus gave to St. Margaret Mary 12 specific promises made to all who venerated and promoted devotion to...

17/10: Feast of the “First Fridays’ Saint”!

SAINT MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE, VIRGIN—1690  Feast: October 17 In seventeenth-century France the faith of the people had been badly shaken; there was rebellion against the Church and neglect of its teachings; the rise of Protestantism and the spread of the heresy of Jansenism[1] both had a part in the weakening of the structure built up...