Most Holy Face of Jesus
Shrove Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
In Tours, France during the 1840’s a young Carmelite nun received a series of revelations from Our Lord about a powerful devotion He wished to be established worldwide—–the devotion to His Holy Face and Name.
The inestimable promises above are drawn from the works of St. Gertrude, St. Mechtilde and from the writings of Sister Maria de Saint-Pierre, a Carmelite who died at Tours, France in the odor of sanctity. (https://www.holyface.com/enter_eng.htm)
Jesus, covered in blood and much sadness, said to Mother Pierina: “See how much I suffer. I am understood by so few. What ingratitude on the part of those who say that they love Me! I have given My heart as a sensible object of My great love for man, and I give My Face as a sensible object of My sorrow for the sins of man. I desire that it be honored by a special feast on Shrove Tuesday. The feast will be preceded by a novena, during which the faithful make reparation with Me, uniting themselves with My sorrow.”
The Most Holy Face of Jesus – what a tremendous gift given to us by our Heavenly Father! Happy are those who hear His message. Happier and more blessed indeed are those who act upon it! Our Lord said, “When I return, will there be faith on Earth?” We have been given an awesome opportunity by our Heavenly Father, the Devotion to the Most Holy Face of Jesus, His Beloved Son with whom He was so well pleased.
These are the days of Divine Love and Divine Mercy. We have been given a remedy for these days in which there is such a great lack of faith. We have been shown through a holy nun, Blessed Maria Pierina de Micheli, how we can receive this great gift of faith and fortitude as well as other important graces. This message is for simple souls: “Unless you become like a little child, you cannot enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.”
Book of Heaven – Volume 4 – Feb. 17, 1902 – “After this, the Lord poured Abundantly into me (Luisa) – mixed, both bitternesses and sweetnesses; then we went round a little in the midst of people, but I COULD NOT REMOVE MY GAZE FROM THE FACE OF MY BELOVED JESUS. On seeing this, He told me: “My daughter, one who lets himself be enticed by the Works of his Creator, leaves the works of creatures suspended.” He disappeared, and I found myself inside myself.
Video link on the Holy Face: