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sábado, 26 de janeiro de 2013

Father Mateo Crawley-Boevey, Apostle of The Enthronement of the Sacred Heart

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Father Mateo Crawley-Boevey, Apostle of The Enthronement of the Sacred Heart

Father Mateo was a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. His health was restored at the shrine of the apparitions of the Sacred Heart in Paray-le-Monial, France, and that is where he conceived the bold plan of conquering the world, family by family, for the Sacred Heart. Pope Saint Pius X "commanded" him to devote his life to this work of Christian and social regeneration, and thus the Work of Enthronement of the Sacred Heart was born. Father Mateo's idea was that by entering a picture or a statue of the Sacred Heart into homes, each household member would be permeated with the love of Christ and would show it by a truly Christian family life. Extending his zeal even further, Father Mateo asked families to mount a successive nighttime honor guard for Jesus, King of their homes. Beginning in 1907, he traveled all over the world for forty years, imploring families not to leave Jesus standing on their doorstep. Until his dying day, he issued publications and launched campaigns in favor of reparatory Communion, daily Mass, the Rosary, and even of recognition of the rights of Christ in the UN. He preached more than seventy retreats in Canada alone. READ...