Junior Apostles of the Sacred
the beginning of his apostolate, Father Mateo encouraged children
to help him in the work of promoting the Reign of the Sacred Heart. The
children co-operated very zealously, and wonderful results were
In consequence, Father Mateo formed a league of youthful apostles, and
called the members Tarsicians after Saint Tarsicius, the young Martyr
the Blessed Sacrament.
League has been established in many schools, and teaching Sisters
find it a wonderful means for training children in the practice of
and encouraging them in devotion to the Sacred Heart and zeal for
souls through prayer and sacrifice.
further information kindly write to the National Center of the
at the address given on