The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart
June 15, 2012 7 Comments
19 days after Pentecost Sunday, on the Friday after the octave of the Feast of Corpus Christi, we have the Catholic Solemnity of the Sacred Heart. The day is a timely reminder of Jesus’ unconditional love and boundless mercy as symbolised by his heart.
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we, who glory in the Heart of your beloved Son and recall the wonders of his love for us, may be made worthy to receive an overflowing measure of grace from that fount of heavenly gifts. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever