The revelation of the Sacred Heart is, beyond doubt, after that of the Incarnation and the Holy Eucharist, the most important of the revelations that have enlightened the Church. It is the most resplendent ray of light since Pentecost. Margaret Mary went so far as to declare that the Heart of Jesus would be in the Church as a
that is to say, as we can reach the Father only through the Divine Son become incarnate for us: in like manner we can hence forth reach the Son only by addressing ourselves to the infinite love of His Heart. This was Almighty God's first design. He had for end, as we have seen, to dissipate the darkness, to melt the ice that had accumulated, and to revive in the Church the fire of immolation and sacrifice.
Revelations of the Sacred Heart
ed Margaret Mary:
and the history of her life (1890)
THE LAST GRAND REVELATION — THE KING AND THE FRANCE