Prayer to Jesus Vs. Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus


What is the difference between praying to Jesus and praying to the Sacred Heart of Jesus? A Protestant friend asked me this and this is also a question I’ve had for a while, but considered it too trivial to ask. Is there even a difference at all, is “the Sacred Heart of Jesus” just another name for Jesus?


In my opinion a prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a prayer to Jesus with a special intention to appeal to his mercy and love.


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