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The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The goal is not simply a devotion to the Sacred Heart, but to enter fully and completely into the Sacred Heart of Jesus - to step into the shelter of his infinite love and mercy. To enter into the heart of Jesus is to enter into the loving abode and warmth of God. Think about that for a moment. Think about resting safely in the heart of the Savior of the world!

When we reflect on the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we find his love for us is unveiled in magnificent splendor. There are many aspects of his divine love, many chambers within his heart, each leading deeper into the mystery of his Divine Person and the infinite well of love that flows forth from the Lord Jesus. And each of them is accessed by accepting his healing mercy.

Accept the mercy and love Jesus offers. Don’t hesitate. Don’t be afraid to let him draw you into his Sacred Heart. Know and trust that he will heal you. Transform you. Make you anew. Once you rest safely in his heart, you will never be the same again. 

Objective:  In this 7-lesson course, students will learn how to enter into the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Students will learn all about what the Sacred Heart of Jesus means to our faith and why it is so important to accept the love of our Lord.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 1 - Returning to the Merciful Heart of the Lord

    • Lesson 1 - Returning to the Merciful Heart of the Lord - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 1 - Returning to the Merciful Heart of the Lord - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 1 - Returning to the Merciful Heart of the Lord - VIDEO

    • Lesson 1 - Returning to the Merciful Heart of the Lord - QUIZ

  • 02

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 2 - Accepting the Lord's Healing Mercy and Love

    • Lesson 2 - Accepting the Lord's Healing Mercy and Love - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 2 - Accepting the Lord's Healing Mercy and Love - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 2 - Accepting the Lord's Healing Mercy and Love - VIDEO

    • Lesson 2 - Accepting the Lord's Healing Mercy and Love - QUIZ

  • 03

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 3 - Self-Entrustment in Faith

    • Lesson 3 - Self-Entrustment in Faith - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 3 - Self-Entrustment in Faith - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 3 - Self-Entrustment in Faith - VIDEO

    • Lesson 3 - Self-Entrustment in Faith - QUIZ

  • 04

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 4 - Let the Children Come to Me

    • Lesson 4 - Let the Children Come to Me - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 4 - Let the Children Come to Me - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 4 - Let the Children Come to Me - VIDEO

    • Lesson 4 - Let the Children Come to Me- QUIZ

  • 05

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 5 - Discipleship in The Heart of The Lord

    • Lesson 5 - Discipleship in The Heart of The Lord - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 5 - Discipleship in The Heart of The Lord - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 5 - Discipleship in The Heart of The Lord - VIDEO

    • Lesson 5 - Discipleship in The Heart of The Lord - QUIZ

  • 06

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart

    • Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart - VIDEO

    • Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart - QUIZ

    • The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 6 - The Thirst of the Lord’s Heart - Live Lesson with Deacon Frederick Bartels on March 30, 2021 @10:00 AM PT

  • 07

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus - Entering Into the Divine Heart of the Lord - Lesson 7 - The Lord Pours Out His Heart

    • Lesson 7 - The Lord Pours Out His Heart - Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Lesson 7 - The Lord Pours Out His Heart - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Lesson 7 - The Lord Pours Out His Heart - VIDEO

    • Lesson 7 - The Lord Pours Out His Heart - QUIZ

What others are saying about this course:

DARRYL CHRISTOPHER LOPES PEREIRA

4 star rating

“Text is good, well explained in a concise manner. ”

“Text is good, well explained in a concise manner. ”

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Michael Hanzuk

5 star rating

“Thank you so much for this course. It still amazes me that Church was taken away from us due to this virus. We needed the Church more than ever and we had to see the doors of the Church closed so that we didi not have a chance for confession and c...”

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“Thank you so much for this course. It still amazes me that Church was taken away from us due to this virus. We needed the Church more than ever and we had to see the doors of the Church closed so that we didi not have a chance for confession and communion.”

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Bernice Roche

4 star rating

“I would have welcomed to view/read more about the devotionals to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and why these are so inspirational to religious groups like the SIsters of St Joseph”

“I would have welcomed to view/read more about the devotionals to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and why these are so inspirational to religious groups like the SIsters of St Joseph”

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Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Deacon Frederick Bartels is a member of the Catholic clergy who serves the Church in the diocese of Pueblo, CO. He received an MA in Theology and Educational Ministry from Catholic Distance University, where he is currently employed as an adjunct professor of theology. He is founder and editor of Joy In Truth (joyintruth.com), an online magazine dedicated to the New Evangelization. As a Catholic educator, public speaker and evangelist, Deacon Bartels strives to infuse culture with the saving principles of the gospel. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Shelly, and the youngest two of their six children. Professor Bartels is Chairman of the Theology Department.

Deacon Frederick Bartels

Professor of Theology, Department Chair