Today is June 1st, and the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I know that the Sacred Heart is very special to me because I had my home enthroned to the Sacred Heart about a year ago. It is also important to remember that Our Lord made 12 promises to St Margaret Mary for those devoted to his sacred Heart. For the 12 promises and information on devotion to the Sacred Heart, visit a previous post on this website.
St. Padre Pio: "May the Heart of Jesus be the goal of all your inspirations." Please visit my post, Devotion to the Sacred Heart, for this month.
An Act of Consecration to the Sacred Heart
I give myself and consecrate to the Sacred Heart of our Lord Jesus Christ, my person and my life, my actions, pains and sufferings, so that I may be unwilling to make use of any part of my being other than to honor, love and glorify the Sacred Heart. This is my unchanging purpose, namely, to be all His, and to do all things for the love of Him, at the same time renouncing with all my heart whatever is displeasing to Him. I therefore take You, O Sacred heart, to be the only object of my love, the guardian of my life, my assurance of salvation, the remedy of my weakness and inconstancy, the atonement for all the faults of my life and my sure refuge at the hour of death.
Be then, O Heart of goodness, my justification before God the Father, and turn away from me the strokes of his righteous anger. O Heart of love, I put all my confidence in You, for I fear everything from my own wickedness and frailty, but I hope for all things from Your goodness and bounty.
Remove from me all that can displease You or resist Your holy will; let your pure love imprint Your image so deeply upon my heart, that I shall never be able to forget You or to be separated from You.
May I obtain from all Your loving kindness the grace of having my name written in Your Heart, for in You I desire to place all my happiness and glory, living and dying in bondage to You.
Thursday, June 1, 2006
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