The Immaculate Heart of Mary–W (II) – Sts. Timotheus, Hippolytus & Symphorianus, Martyrs–R (Comm.)
Saturday, August 22
In devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Roman Catholic venerates in a sense of love responding to love. In devotion to the Heart of Mary, study and imitation hold as important a place as love. The aim of the devotion is to unite mankind to God through Mary’s heart, and this process involves the ideas of consecration and reparation. The object of the devotion being to love God and Jesus better by uniting one’s self to Mary for this purpose and by imitating her virtues.