• 23 Jun 18

Jun 23 - “Sacred Heart” © artwork by Lewis Williams, OFS. Happy Feast Day!

Prayer to the Wounded Heart of Jesus

O my most Loving and Gentle Jesus, I desire with all the affections of my heart, that all beings should praise Thee, honor Thee and glorify Thee.  I entreat Thee, by the precious Blood and Water that flowed from Thy Most Loving Heart, to take entire possession of me, eternally for that sacred wound wherewith Thy divine side was rent.  I deposit, enclose, conceal in that wound and in that opening in Thy Heart, my heart and all my feelings, thoughts, desires, intentions and all the faculties of my soul, that Thou may guide me in all things.  Consume me in the burning fire of Thy holy Love, so that I may be so absorbed and transformed into Thee that I may no longer be but one with Thee.  Amen
—Lansperigius, the Carthusian