Find out what the Bible means for Catholics from the Portsmouth Diocese and how God spoke in their lives through the Scriptures. Important Note. You will need a fairly up-to-date browser, mobile or tablet to view the Bible Testimonies. We recommend Google Chrome or Safari as they’re fast, modern browsers. Older versions of Internet Explorer and other browsers will not work. For more on the God who speaks and the Year of the Word, stay tuned to SacredHeartHook.org. You can also take a look at the site built by the Diocese especially for this event. https://www.godwhospeaks.org/

“When we pray, we speak to God, but when we read, God speaks to us.” St. Jerome. He lived from:    1481- 1537 A.D. Feast Day:    8th February Related Article : St Brigid Jerome  was born in Venice to an affluent family.   As a young man he ran away from home and joined the army.   Whilst defending a fortress at Treviso, he was captured and thrown into a dungeon.  Despite having no faith, he began to pray to Our Lady and became a Christian.    At the age of 37, he trained to become a Priest.  During that year, an outbreak of the plague occurred in VeniceRead More →

Take a look a this informative article on St Brigid, her life, story and how her feast day inspires spring cleaning to this day – one of our featured Saints for February.

Chris McDonnell CT January 24th 2020. Provided to Sacred Heart by Bridie Stringer. It was towards the end of January 1945, in the deep cold of Winter near the Polish-German border. On Saturday January 27th Soviet military forces of the Red Army came from the East and entered Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration camp to liberate those still alive. The unfolding horror from the camps began.  In subsequent years it has been a story told again and again. Yet still it is hard to believe that such an atrocity occurred in recent historical time.  This year marks the 75th anniversary of that day in January; it is aRead More →