Category Archives: Sacred Heart Talks

Talks given on First Sunday of the Month

Our Faith Pilgrimage with the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Our Faith Pilgrimage with the Hearts of Jesus and Mary   Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart,         A few days ago, our President signed an important executive order, doing so in the Rose Garden of the White House, to … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary – Mother or Idol

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Mother or Idol   Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,         Raised in a Catholic home, I have been exposed to devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary since my childhood. Around our family house, … Continue reading

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Our Stubborn Refusals / Are we Re-Crucifying the Heart of Jesus?

Our Stubborn Refusals Are we Re-Crucifying the Heart of Jesus? Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,         Recently I have been reading the new book by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia entitled: Strangers in a Strange Land—Living the Catholic … Continue reading

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Heart of Jesus – Sign of Contradiction

Heart of Jesus Sign of Contradiction Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart,         As we approach Holy Week, Christians all over the world will move into a sacred time when we are bidden to immerse ourselves more deeply into the … Continue reading

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Melting Down Our Hardened Hearts

The Sacred Heart’s Lenten Mission: Melting Down Our Hardened Hearts Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart, Once upon a time there was a mother who had a son, whom she treated with great love, indeed with nothing but love. The … Continue reading

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Control or Surrender / How do we respond to the Heart of Jesus?

Control or Surrender How do we respond to the Heart of Jesus? Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,         As I begin this reflection for the official launching of the Lenten season, I would like to share with you … Continue reading

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Can We Change? The Sacred Heart calling us back…

Can We Change? The Sacred Heart calling us back… Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,         One of my “hobbies” (yes, even cloistered nuns have hobbies) is photography. Years ago, before I entered the monastery, I became interested in taking photos … Continue reading

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What Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity teaches about the Sacred Heart

 What Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity teaches about the Sacred Heart Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart,         It was late September when I first entered the monastery. A beautiful time of year to make a big adjustment in my lifestyle, … Continue reading

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Looking for Peace of Mind? Turn to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Looking for Peace of Mind? Turn to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Dear Friends of the Heart of Christ,         Christmas brings many memories. One which I will never forget occurred when I was a lay person living in western … Continue reading

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How the Sacred Heart Guides Us

How the Sacred Heart Guides Us Dear Friends of the Sacred Heart,         The great theme of guidance in the spiritual life is very relevant for our times. We are always on the lookout for a wise piece of advice … Continue reading

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