Fr. Lukas Etlin, OSB

The Servant of God Fr. Lukas Etlin, OSB (1864-1927) was a Benedictine monk, author, and spiritual director from Switzerland. He was the saintly chaplain of the Benedictine Sisters of Clyde, Missouri. He spent his life zealously promoting devotion to the Sacred Heart and he is believed to be the author of the best-selling pamphlet called Devotion to the Sacred Heart, published by TAN Books.


Motives Impelling Devotion to the Sacred Heart

By Original Sin man lost Sanctifying Grace and thereby forfeited the right to Heaven. But God, in His merciful love, had decreed from eternity to restore him to the state of supernatural grace and to make him worthy of eternal happiness. This was to be accomplished by the Incarnation of the Son of God, who,…


True Devotion to the Sacred Heart

Chapter 1 Heart of Jesus, Symbol of Love “Announce it, and let it be announced to the whole world, that I set neither limit nor measure to My gifts of grace for those who seek them in My Heart!” –Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque The Church, governed and taught by the Holy Ghost,…