Category Archives: Sacred Heart Talks

Talks given on First Sunday of the Month

Facing our Fears with the Sacred Heart

Here in the monastery we pray the Divine Office five times a day.  This is the official prayer of the Church comprised of Psalms and Canticles taken from the Bible, along with various scriptural and spiritual readings, and ending with … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart of Jesus: Take Care of Things

  For the past few days, I have been thinking of some adverse things in life that I would like resolved.  Some of these are small difficulties and some of them are bigger and their solution and outcome sometimes generates … Continue reading

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Love Letters from the Sacred Heart

As many of you are aware, our Sisters have been involved in giving talks on the Sacred Heart (on a monthly basis) for many years now.  We have a compilation of these talks outside our chapel entrance which anyone can … Continue reading

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Our Indifference: Finding Our Way Back to the Heart of Christ

On a recent trip that I had to make, I was—during this particular time of year—made very conscious of the decorations a lot of people chose to surround their houses and yards.  Living in a monastery and accustomed to the … Continue reading

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The World’s a Mess: How Will the Sacred Heart Fix It

For the last few weeks I have been thinking of the principle of entropy.  Being a biology major in college and having to take chemistry and physics courses besides, years ago I studied the scientific principle of entropy, that is, … Continue reading

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Consecration to the Sacred Heart: A Necessity for Our Times

Close to the end of her life, Saint Margaret Mary did an unusual thing.  Ever striving to hide herself from the attention of the world, she, nonetheless, turned her gaze toward the high and mighty of the land to deliver … Continue reading

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Leaning on the Lord’s Heart or What to do in a time of Worry

Leaning on the Lord’s Heart or what to do in a time of Worry Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ, For my last birthday, I received a card from a long-time college friend that played a symphonic version of … Continue reading

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The Sacred Heart as Divine Artist

The Sacred Heart as Divine Artist   Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart, Whenever the month of August rolls around I always think of our move to the Berkshires from our former home in Wilmington, Delaware. This year will mark … Continue reading

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The Sacred Heart: Giver of all good gifts

The Sacred Heart: Giver of all good gifts   Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart,         In the writings of our founder Saint Francis de Sales there exists a picturesque description of the gifts that emanate from the bounty of God’s … Continue reading

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Is the Sacred Heart of Jesus blessing you?

Is the Sacred Heart of Jesus blessing you?  Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,        One of the benefits of living in a monastery, at least in this monastery, is to be surrounded by constant reminders of the Sacred … Continue reading

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