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The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Today, June 23, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Although it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, why is this an important feast for Catholics? As Pope Pius XII explained in his encyclical Haurietis aquas (On Devotion to the Sacred Heart), the Sacred Heart is the foremost symbol and expression of Jesus’s love for us. As such, it is “the foundation and the culmination of the Incarnation and the Redemption.” The devotion extends [...]