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Redemption for all is focus of devotion to Sacred Heart

Redemption for all is focus of devotion to Sacred Heart

The Church’s devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus can be traced back to the early Middle Ages, but it took on a more scholarly understanding in 1928 with Pope Pius XII’s encyclical, “Haurietis Aquas,” which encouraged that more attention be given to the biblical, patristic and liturgical sources of this devotion to the pierced heart of Jesus, from which living waters of grace stream forth upon the Church.

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