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The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus took place on Friday, June 7, 2013. The feast is commonly celebrated on the first Friday of the month of June. At St. Peter Cathedral, the Sacred Heart of Jesus sodality celebrates their feast day as they do every year. Starting the wednesday before the feast day, the sodality holds a retreat for its members for a few hours each day. The retreat includes Adoration of the blessed Sacrament where they offer their prayers and other devotions, as well as guest speakers. The final day of the retreat is a celebration of the feast day, Mass is celebrated at 11AM followed by a luncheon.

Every feast day, new members who would like to join the sodality are welcomed during the Mass by receiving the Sacred Heart pendant. Afterward, they are given the honor of carrying the banner for the  procession.