Sacred Heart Talks

The Sacred Heart: A radical love

THE SACRED HEART: A RADICAL LOVE by Sister Miriam Rose April 2009 Printer safe version Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, Today we have experienced the commemoration of Our Lord’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem that marks the beginning of Passiontide. We sang, along with the people of Jerusalem,... [Read more...]

The reign of the “Two Hearts” in our secular world

THE REIGN OF THE “TWO HEARTS” IN OUR SECULAR WORLD by Sister Judith Clare May 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, The recent earthquake in Italy impressed upon my mind some powerful images. During a time when the Church was immersed in the great mysteries of our faith, we saw how ordinary... [Read more...]

The Sacred Heart: A Nurturing Heart

THE SACRED HEART: A NURTURING HEART by Sister Miriam Rose May 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ The many artistic images we see of the Sacred Heart are attempts to bring Our Lord closer to us on a human level, leading us ultimately to the Divine. Each artistic period and culture has attempted... [Read more...]

Heart of Jesus: Consuming fire

HEART OF JESUS: CONSUMING FIRE by Sister Joan Bernadette June 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, One of the classic statements of Jesus in his revelations to our sister Saint Margaret Mary has to do with his disappointment at the ‘lukewarm’ response... [Read more...]

Sinners and the Sacred Heart

SINNERS AND THE SACRED HEART by Sister Judith Clare June 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, Gazing at me from the moment I awaken each morning are the eyes of an Orthodox saint… from an icon on a small wooden stand opposite my bed. Often I muse that I am probably the only Roman Catholic... [Read more...]

Heavenly Helpers of the Heart of Jesus: St. Margaret Mary and St. Padre Pio

HEAVENLY HELPERS OF THE HEART OF JESUS St. Margaret Mary and St. Padre Pio by Sr. Judith Clare October 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, This is my favorite time of year. Not only do I love the change in seasons—the crisper and cooler air, the new colors that delight the eye, the shifts in... [Read more...]

Witnesses of the Sacred Heart

WITNESSES OF THE SACRED HEART by Sister Miriam Rose October 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, In this month of October, we celebrate the Feast of our sister, Saint Margaret Mary who received the revelations from Our Lord of His Sacred Heart. Pope Pius XII stated in his encyclical, HAURIETIS AQUAS:... [Read more...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus: King of our Hearts

SACRED HEART OF JESUS King of our Hearts and King of the Universe by Sister Judith Clare November 2009 Printer safe version Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, Entering the front door of our monastery and standing in our narthex or foyer, the visitor to our house is greeted by a beautiful crucifix on... [Read more...]

Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

EUCHARISTIC HEART OF JESUS: Fount of Love and Mercy by Sr.Judith Marguerite November 2009 Dear friends of the Heart of Christ It was quite remarkable and appropriate that Pope Benedict XVI chose Deus Caritas Est – God is Love – as the focus of his first Papal Encyclical. In it we are reminded... [Read more...]

Pestering the Heart of Jesus in prayer

PESTERING THE HEART OF JESUS IN PRAYER by Sister Judith Clare December 2009 Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ When I was a little girl I often looked at the picture in my missal of St. Margaret Mary. To a child’s mind, she appeared as a very special holy person, wearing the long habit of a dedicated... [Read more...]

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