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Pray with Us: Sacred Heart Novena, June 11-19

For nine days leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we are praying a Sacred Heart Novena, which was written and adapted by Fr. David Stewart, SJ. Pope Francis asks us this month to "pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus." Pray this short, simple prayer with us for nine days—June 11-19.

Let us pray...

Pray this Novena.
This novena was written by Fr. David Stewart, SJ, and appears in the June 2020 issue of Messenger magazine, a publication of the Jesuits in Ireland.

Read this Introduction.
Read Fr. Stewart's introduction to this Novena and the Pope's prayer intention for this month.

How to Pray This Novena

"Set aside about ten minutes each day. Take your time over the words you read. Linger over a word or a phrase. Think about its meaning. Share your feelings with Jesus, and wait quietly to see what comes into your mind and heart. Blessed John Sullivan tells us that God is delighted to see us, even if we don’t know what to say. God has our best interests at heart."






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