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Sacred Heart of Jesus and the 9 First Fridays

Why do we encourage to celebrate First Friday in such a special way???     St Margaret Mary Alacoque asks us for a special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, because through the Sacred Heart of Jesus devotion we are reminded about Jesus’ perfect love for mankind.  St Margaret Mary Alacoque had received special apparitions concerning devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The first apparition took place on 27 December, the feast of Saint John the Evangelist, probably in 1673, while Margaret Mary was a nun in the Visitation convent at Paray-le-Monial.

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Sacred Heart of Jesus and the 9 First Fridays

Why do we encourage to celebrate First Friday in such a special way???     St Margaret Mary Alacoque asks us for a special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, because through the Sacred Heart of Jesus devotion we are reminded about Jesus’ perfect love for mankind.  St Margaret Mary Alacoque had received special apparitions concerning devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The first apparition took place on 27 December, the feast of Saint John the Evangelist, probably in 1673, while Margaret Mary was a nun in the Visitation convent at Paray-le-Monial. Continue reading Sacred Heart of Jesus and the 9 First Fridays