Devotion Sense of belonging to the Society. NC 410-411. [ 813] - Means that unite the human instrument with God. virtue , goodness , charity pure intention of the divine service familiarity with God in spiritual exercises of devotion
and the Society ofJesus
Christ „thoughtwith a humanmind, acted by humanchoice, and lovedwith a humanheart“ (238)
Devotion to theSacredHeart ... paystribute to „that love whichGod has shownusthroughJesus, and isalsoexerciseofthe love wehaveforGod and forourfellow-men“ (239)
Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty,my memory, my understanding,and my wholewill,whateverI have and possess.
Thou hastgiven meall these; To thee, O Lord,
I restorethem; all are thine; disposeofthem
in anywayaccording to thywill.Give me thylove and thygrace,forthat is enough for me.
(On theFeastoftheSacredHeart, ChurchofGesù, Rome, 9 June 1972)