A well-loved Catholic image, the Sacred Heart reveals God's love in the pierced heart of his Son, Jesus. This love conquers sin and transcends death. The Sacred Heart calls us to reflect on the mercy, compassion, and infinite love that God gives us. It summons us to open our hearts to Divine love and to lead our brothers and sisters to encounter this love from the Heart of Christ, which can transform our hearts and bring peace in the world. The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is celebrated by the Church on June 12.