Sacred Heart

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Sacred Heart

n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) the heart of Jesus Christ, a symbol of His love and sacrifice
2. (Roman Catholic Church) a representation of this, usually bleeding, as an aid to devotion
Translations
sacré-cœur

Sacred Heart

nHerz ntJesu

Sacred Heart

n (Rel) the Sacred Heartil Sacro Cuore
References in periodicals archive ?
"Devotion to the Heart of Jesus in Modern Times: The Influence of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque." Faith in Christ and the Worship of Christ: New Approaches to Devotion to Christ.
In late medieval Europe a devotion to the heart of Jesus developed around an image of a heart surrounded by flames and often represented visually outside and apart from his body.