Our Lady as a Child Card
Our Lady as a Child s a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. By Father Jules Chevalier in 1857. Mary is showing the Child Jesus´s heart while Jesus points to his mother.
In 1854, in Issoudun (France), during the ninth of the Immaculate Conception. Father Jules Chevalier promises that if his dream of forming a missionary. Congregation in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Becomes a reality, he will teach the faithful to love Mary of a special way.
Art. III.- In testimony of gratitude to Mary, they will consider her as their Founder and Sovereign, they will associate her with all her works and they will make her love in a peculiar way
During various ninths made to the Virgin Mary, Chevalier obtained several economic donations that allow him to build the Basilica of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Issoudun (France) and in 1857 he consolidated him Brotherhood and gave Mary the new name:
At the end of the 19th century, this devotion spreads throughout America and Europe, so the Vatican decides to make changes in the image, and begins the representation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus while still a child and in the arms of his mother, while Mary shows the heart of his son
Remember, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, what ineffable power thy divine Son hath given thee over His own adorable Heart. Full of trust in thy merits, we come before thee and beg thy protection. O heavenly Treasurer of the Heart of Jesus, that Heart which is the inexhaustible source of all graces