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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Immaculate Heart
of Mary

The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a devotional

 name used to refer to the interior life of the

 Blessed Virgin Mary, her joys and sorrows,

 her virtues and hidden perfections, and,

 above all, her virginal love for God the Father,

 her maternal love for her son Jesus, and her

 compassionate love for all people. more

Sacred Heart
of Jesus

The devotion to the Sacred Heart (also known as

 the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacratissimum

 Cor Iesu in Latin) is one of the most widely

 practiced and well-known Roman Catholic

 devotions, taking the heart of the resurrected

 Body as the representation of the love by Jesus

 Christ God, which is "his heart, pierced on the

 Cross", and "in the texts of the New Testament

 is revealed to us as God's boundless and

 passionate love for mankind".

This devotion is predominantly used in the
Roman Catholic Church, followed by the high-
church Anglicans, Lutherans and Eastern
Catholics. In the Roman Catholic Church,
the liturgical Solemnities of the Most Sacred
Heart of Jesus is celebrated the first Friday
after the octave of Corpus Christi, or 19 days
after Pentecost Sunday.

The devotion is especially concerned with
what the Church deems to be the long-
suffering love and compassion of the
heart of Christ towards humanity.

The popularization of this devotion in its
modern form is derived from a Roman
Catholic ​ nun from France, Saint Margaret
Mary Alacoque, who said she learned the
devotion from Jesus during a series of
apparitions to her between 1673 and 1675, and
later, in the 19th century, from the mystical
revelations of another Roman Catholic nun in
Portugal, Blessed Mary of the Divine Heart,
a religious of the Good Shepherd, who reques-
ted in the name of Christ that Pope Leo XIII
consecrate the entire world to the Sacred Heart
of Jesus. Predecessors to the modern devotion
arose unmistakably in the Middle Ages in
various facets of Catholic mysticism, particu-
larly​ with Saint Gertrude the Great.

About Hearts

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