Father B. Jerabek, J.C.L.Birmingham, Alabama (older posts from Rome, Italy)
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Tag Archives: Month of the Sacred Heart
Today I celebrate my sixth anniversary of priestly ordination. Thanks be to God! This morning I went to St. Peter’s and celebrated Mass with a classmate in attendance – again, at the altar of the Sacred Heart, which was providential, … Continue reading
I photographed this painting of the Sacred Heart in the church of St. Mary Magdalene today (previous post about that church here), and as I looked through the blog archives I came across the following prayer, which I posted last year. … Continue reading
June, as I recently mentioned, is the Month of the Sacred Heart. Here is a short prayer – an aspiration – that it would be good to know and say often: Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make my heart like … Continue reading
Having been in Rome for almost three years now, and having also visited here as a priest once before I moved here, I have had a lot of opportunities to celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. Almost every morning priests … Continue reading
In the second reading of this Sunday’s Mass, St. Paul contrasts the commandment of love with “biting and devouring one another”. Pope Benedict XVI commented on this passage in a letter that he wrote to all of the bishops of … Continue reading
Jesus, meek and humble of heart: make my heart like unto Thine. Amen.
Here is a great prayer of consecration to the Sacred Heart. Let us pray. Most sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the human race, look down upon us humbly prostrate before you. We are yours, and yours we wish to be; but … Continue reading
O Jesus, Eternal Priest, keep Father _____ and all Your priests within the shelter of Your Sacred Heart, where none may harm them. Keep unstained their anointed hands, which daily touch Your Sacred Body. Keep unsullied their lips, daily purpled with … Continue reading