Meditations on the Litany of the Sacred Heart
Invocation 1: Heart of Jesus, Son of the Eternal Father 7:38
Only in Eternity shall we see Him, and only then will we be able to stand the beauty of the Eternal Father and His Beloved Son.
Mary is the only creature who became a blood relative of one of the three Divine Persons, and related by affinity to the other two.
Two pure and perfect natures belong to the same Person and this union is called a Hypostatic Union.
Invocation 4: Heart of Jesus, of Infinite Majesty 7:09
When you make the genuflection, make a good one externally and internally
Invocation 5: Heart of Jesus, Sacred Temple of God 6:50
Wherever the Divine Nature is, there is the Father and the Holy Spirit because they cannot be separated from the Divine Nature.
Invocation 6: Heart of Jesus, Tabernacle of the Most High 10:19
God’s joy was to dwell among men and He showed His people by His nearness that He loved them.
Invocation 7: Heart of Jesus, House of God and Gate of Heaven 12:50
In God’s House there is always praise and thanksgiving ascending like incense to the Throne of God.
Invocation 8: Heart of Jesus, Burning Furnace of Charity 7:29
Christ’s death on the Cross proves that His Heart is a burning furnace of love.
Invocation 9: Heart of Jesus, Abode of Justice and Love 7:22
We cannot be just in the strictest degree because we are always cheating God out of some praise.
Invocation 10: Heart of Jesus, full of Goodness and Love 5:19
Suppose Our Lord had given up His work after He found it so hard to lead us out of sin!
Invocation 11: Heart of Jesus, Abyss of all Virtues 5:41
One thing is necessary – Love God and glorify Him by spending yourself for your neighbor’s sanctification.
Part II – Unity in the Spiritual Life 6:37
Many love God and serve Him, but not according to His Will, but according to their own.
Part III – Effects of Obedience 6:22
They died to self, and rose for God.
Love for Jesus is the motive and driving force of all you do.
Invocation 12: Heart of Jesus, Most Worthy of All Praise
Jesus loved us more than words could express, and He desired to give us a picture of His Love.