Jesus consecrated Himself to us, securing us as God’s Kingdom. Now it is up to us to live up to that by consecrating ourselves to Jesus, particularly to His Sacred Heart from which His Precious Blood flows for us.
What’s the profound meaning of consecration to the Sacred Heart? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy” on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart today.
On today’s Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, Liz Estler illustrates how the Sacred Heart is found in Scripture, briefly outlines the historical development of devotion to the Sacred Heart in Church history, and provides various formulas for consecration.