22.12.08

The Holy Infant Face of Jesus

Sister Marie St. Pierre’s last revelation, made to her early in April, 1848, three months before her death, is as follows:

“…Our Lord made known to me that many pious souls meditate upon the humiliations of His Passion, but few think of the abasements of His Infancy. He wished me to dwell on these in order to oppose the spirit of pride, ambition and independence, the poverty of the Crib and the captivity of the swaddling clothes.

Left, Sr Marie St Pierre


“I understand that the little Face of the Infant Jesus, unknown and covered with tears in the Crib, is an oblation as valuable and precious as the Face of Our Lord despised and covered with Blood on the Cross….I offer this Divine Child to the Eternal Father to appease His wrath: ‘Eternal Father, I offer Thee the adorable Face of the Infant Jesus to pay off our debts.’”


Below: St.Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face


From the Little Manual of the Confraternity of the Holy Face


Compiled from Approved Sources
by the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Buffalo, N.Y. 1960

Nihil obstat: Stanislaus J. Brzana, S.T.D.
Imprimatur: + Josephus Aloisius Burke, Episcopus Buffalensis
Die 29 Augusti, 1960

Thanks to Byron Bullock who graces my page from time to time with some good devotionals.

Bon Noël! Jhesu + Marie!
de Brantigny

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