May 20th: IHS

May 20th: IHS

Today is the Feast of St. Bernardine of Siena, a saint who helped bring more reverence to the Holy Name of Jesus. Especially known for his devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus, Bernardine devised a symbol—IHS, the first three letters of the name of Jesus in Greek, in Gothic letters on a blazing sun. This was to displace the …

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