Sacred Heart of Jesus – 11 inch Wall Hanging Plaque
Families around the world practice the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus by consecrating themselves to Him. This wall Sacred Heart of Jesus Wall Hanging Plaque is handmade and made of high-quality material which makes it a must-have for every home.
A brief history of the devotion:
St Margaret Mary Alacoque is closely associated with the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and many Popes. First, Pope Pius IX approved devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on May 08, 1873. Second, Pope Leo XIII, on July 21, 1899, recommended that all Bishops observe a feast in their respective diocese.
The Divine Mercy devotion, made popular by St. Faustina, reveals in the image of Jesus with a pierced heart. The pierced heart signifies the event when a centurion standing near the cross thrust his spear through Jesus’ side. Further pushing it into his heart, after Jesus died upon the cross. The Bible states that blood and water flowed out of this wound. As a result, red and white rays in the image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus signify blood and water which flowed from Jesus’ heart after the centurion pierced his side.
In essence, all throughout the church history, the devotion to the Sacred Heart has been highlighted at all seasons and times. As a result of which many have taken up the devotion in their day to day life. Thus finding it to be the source of peace and hope in their lives. For this reason, the Catholic Church celebrates the solemn feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Friday following the feast of Corpus Christi.
The total height of the plaque is 11 inches with a hook for hanging it onto a nail. Whereas, the total width is 8.5 inches and the thickness of the plaque is 2 inches. The material used for creating this statue is polyresin. The wall hanging plaque comes with a slit at its back.
Get this handcrafted Sacred Heart of Jesus wall hanging plaque from Christian Art, bless it and use it for your daily prayer.