Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Deluxe Holy Card
This deluxe holy card features an image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary by Zabateri surrounded by a fancy border. On the back of the card is the Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary as composed by Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman, in 1845 when he was received into the Catholic Church. Originally an Anglican curate at Oxford University, Bl. John Newman became involved in the Oxford Movement, which hoped to bring the Church of England back to its apostolic roots. While reading the Fathers of the Church to accomplish this task he began his journey back to the Catholic Church. He taught the children Gregorian Chant and his Sunday sermons were always popular among the Oxford University students -- "This is our real and true bliss, not to know, or to affect, or to pursue; but to love, to hope, to joy, to admire, revere, to adore. Our real and true bliss lies in the possession of those objects on which our hearts may rest and be satisfied...the thought of God, and nothing short of it, is the happiness of man." Eventually through his prayer, study, and fasting John Henry Newman realized the Church of England was not the one true church and was received into the Catholic Church on October 9th, 1845.
Printed on white cardstock, 5 1/2" by 8 1/2"