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July 2020

Vietnamese nationalism in a popular hymn about the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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From a devotional text published in 1934. The caption reads, “This is my Sacred Heart that loves humanity so much that it doesn’t refuse them anything.” The implication is that it is up to people to believe and petition the Sacred Heart for their needs.

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A nineteenth-century Vietnamese account of the Lourdes apparitions

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One of the later apparitions to Bernadette ~ pc lourdes-france.org

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Marian reparation in a Vietnamese hymn

I’d written a post about Năm Xưa Trên Cây Sồi [Years Ago on an Oak Tree], which has been, in my opinion, the most popular devotional Marian hymn in Vietnamese. This post is about a different hymn that happens to be about Our Lady of Fatima as well. Continue reading “Marian reparation in a Vietnamese hymn”

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