Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The National Shrine of the Sacred Heart

In Makati, Philippines

On October 2, 2009 (First Friday of the month), the NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE SACRED HEART was declared a JUBILEE SHRINE, officiated by the former Archbishop of Manila; Cardinal Gaudencio B. Rosales at a concelebrated Mass in the morning.

The honor is granted to this Church for being a National Shrine of the Sacred Heart, this same year being declared a Year of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, plus being the Year of the Priests (150th death anniversary of St. John Vianney, Cure of Ars - Parish Priest of Ars).

To gain the plenary indulgence, all who visit the Shrine must be in the state of grace, receive Holy Communion, and say the following prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father (Pope Benedict XVI) and Priests: Apostles Creed, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and the invocations: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have mercy on us; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pray for us; St. John Marie Vianney, Pray for us  .

The Church’s Altar and Interior

Did you know that?
There are a lot of relics in this shrine.

The relics are placed on the left side of the church (facing the altar).


How to get there?
The nearest landmark is Toyota Bel-Air at Metropolitan Avenue and the Makati Fire Station.
Sacred Heart Street, corner Kamagong Street.

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1 comment:

  1. A friend visited this church and they say that they have 300 relics in this church.


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