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Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

breski1 | October 12, 2007 Saint Margaret Mary

SAINT MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE Apostle and Messenger of the Love of the Sacred Heart Feast Day: October 16

Feast Day: October 16 Also see: Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Introduction Saint Margaret Mary was born on July 25th, 1647, at Janots, a small town in Burgundy. She was the fifth of seven children of a prosperous notary. At the age of four, Margaret made a promise to the Lord. She felt inspired to compose this prayer: “Oh my Lord, I consecrate to you my purity and I make a vow of perpetual chastity.” … [More]