Fr. Patrick L. Gutib, SCJ – main celebrant
The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the patronal feast of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SCJ) and it’s celebrated in all SCJ communities around the world, especially in the formation communities. This year due to the pandemic coronavirus and because of safety precautions the celebration of this feast had to be simple and limited in attendance. For this reason, the SCJ community in Cagayan de Oro decided to have it also online, and in this way to allow their friends and benefactors to participate in it. Continue reading
This morning, on June 19, 2020, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Lower Locuban, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, took place the ceremony of the layout of the Sacred Heart Spirituality and Convention Center. Continue reading
“In biblical language, ‘heart’ indicates the center of the person where his sentiments and intentions dwell.
In the Heart of the Redeemer, we adore God’s love for humanity, his will for universal salvation, his infinite mercy. Practicing devotion to the Sacred Heart of Christ, therefore, means adoring that Heart which, after having loved us to the end, was pierced by a spear and from high on the Cross poured out blood and water, an inexhaustible source of new life.”
– Pope Benedict XVI, June 5, 2005
Today we celebrate The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a devotional with long and historic provenance within Christianity, and in modern times has been established as a Solemnity for the universal Church. Continue reading