The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the patronal feast for the Priests of Holy Cross. This year the Solemnity is celebrated on Friday, June 28, and the Holy Cross community at UP will mark this feast with a celebratory Mass in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher at 5 p.m. The campus community, and all who are visiting campus during Reunion weekend, are cordially invited to join Holy Cross in celebrating this wonderful feast.
According to an entry on the Congregation of Holy Cross website, “As Holy Cross priests, we find our model of priestly charity in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, that heart pierced on the cross by the soldier’s lance in the final proof that Jesus offered all for us. In imitation of Him, we, too, seek to offer all in laying down our lives in service of the People of God. Especially through ministering the Sacraments, we hope that the blood and the water that flowed from the pierced Heart of Christ continue to give life to our world.”