Antique French medal souvenir of 17th Saint Margaret Alacoque Sacred Heart of Jesus Apparitions in Paray le Monial French Burgundy. Silver Plated Medal on Copper - Sacred Heart of Jesus and Saint Margaret Alacoque Apparition on reverse.
French scriptures :" Voila ce Coeur qui a tant aimé les hommes" = "Behold this Heart which has so loved men"
“Behold this Heart,” Jesus said sorrowfully, as He held His pierced Heart out to St. Margaret Mary. “Behold this Heart which has so loved men, that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself in order to testify to its love. In return, I have received from the greater part only ingratitude, by their irreverence and their sacrilege, and by the coldness and contempt they have for Me in this sacrament of Love.”
Size : 0.8 in. = 2.03 Weight 4 g = 0.12 oz.
Beautiful Antique Holy French Souvenir medal dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Saint Margaret Alacoque.
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(more information here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Mary_Alacoque)
(...)In this monastery Alacoque received several private revelations of the Sacred Heart, the first on 27 December 1673, and the final one 18 months later. The visions revealed to her the form of the devotion, the chief features being reception of Holy Communion on the first Friday of each month, Eucharistic adoration during a "Holy hour" on Thursdays, and the celebration of the Feast of the Sacred Heart. She stated that in her vision she was instructed to spend an hour every Thursday night to meditate on Jesus' Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. The Holy Hour practice later became widespread among Catholics(...)
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