A most blessed feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to you. Here are some simple ways to increase your devotion and make reparation to the Sacred Heart:
May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be loved everywhere.
Sweet Heart of my Jesus, grant that I may always love You more.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, I believe in Your love for me.
Sweet Heart of Jesus, be my love.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, I give myself to You through Mary.
Sweetest Jesus, hide me in Your Sacred Heart. Do not permit me to be separated from You. Defend me from the evil foe.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Your kingdom come!
Sacred Heart of Jesus, let me love You and make you loved.
Heart of Jesus, burning with love for us, set our hearts on fire with love of You.
Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make our hearts like Yours.
Divine Heart of Jesus, convert sinners, save the dying, deliver the Holy Souls in Purgatory.
Glory, love and thanksgiving be to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Sweet Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us and on our erring brethren.
All for You, most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, may you be known, loved, and imitated!
Sacred Heart of Jesus, protect our families.
In a Short Litany of Aspirations:
May I prove to You my love, O heart of Jesus, by a spirit of self-sacrifice for your interests.
May I cheerfully make every sacrifice You demand of me, O heart of my Jesus.
May the sacrifices You ask of me glorify You, O heart of my Jesus.
May each sacrifice made for Your love draw me nearer to You, O heart of my Jesus.
By increasing in the spirit of self-sacrifice, may I become more like You, O heart…
May the sacrifices I make be agreeable to You, …
May each sacrifice win one soul to You,…
May each sacrifice prevent one mortal sin,…
May each sacrifice earn a special grace for some soul,…
May each sacrifice merit a holy death for some soul,…
May each sacrifice relieve a soul in purgatory,…
May each sacrifice ascend as a prayer to You,…
May each sacrifice be as a hymn of praise to You,…
May Your Holy Spirit instruct me more and more in the spirit of self-sacrifice,…
May the spirit of self-sacrifice increase in our family,…
May the same spirit be propagated throughout the whole Church,…
And may it hasten the Church’s triumph….
O Lamb of God, sacrificed for us, give us a spirit of self-sacrifice.
O Lamb of God, daily immolating Yourself upon the altar for us, give us grace to immolate our wills for Your sake.
O Lamb of God, dying for us, give us grace to die to all that wounds your Sacred Heart.
O Lord Jesus Christ, whose whole life was one continual sacrifice for the glory of Your Father and the salvation of our souls, grant us the grace to find our joy in making sacrifices for You and for the interests of Your Sacred Heart. Amen.
(St. Bonaventure has said, “There is no devotion without sacrifice.” Making little sacrifices, when offered for an intention as above, proves your love for Him is real, not just words.)