The Heart of God

Non-Catholics sometimes find the image of the Sacred Heart strange, even disturbing, but for Catholics it is one of the most comforting devotions in the Church.  Each of us have our favorite image of the Sacred Heart, the one that speaks to us most deeply.  In fact, just looking for a picture for this post I found so many different images that it was hard to choose one.  No matter which one most moves our heart to devotion, every image reveals the vulnerability of God, sharing, no, offering, His Heart to us.

Our Lord’s Sacred Heart is the answer to the cry of longing within every human heart; it echoes our need to be loved and understood. He, too, asks for love and understanding from us in return, but since He cannot be Continue reading