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What is Divine Mercy?

4. It is important then that we accept the whole message that comes to us from the word of God on this Second Sunday of Easter, which from now on throughout the Church will be called “Divine Mercy Sunday.” In the various readings, the liturgy seems to indicate the path of mercy which, while re-establishing […]

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It is difficult to understand the meaning of ‘Infinite mercy’

Then I heard the words:  As you are united with Me in life, so will you be united at the moment of death.  After these words, such great trust in God’s great mercy was awakened in my soul that, even if I had had the sins of the whole world, as well as the sins […]

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The first step

O will of the Omnipotent God, You are my delight, You are my joy. Whatever the hand of my Lord holds out to me I will accept with gladness, submission and love. (Sr. Faustina’s diary 1004)For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:30 We can be blinded by immediate satisfaction.  We […]

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What retreatants have taught me about childlike faith

The LORD protects those of childlike faith; I was facing death, and he saved me. Let my soul be at rest again, for the LORD has been good to me. He has saved me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. And so I walk in the LORD’s presence as I live […]

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The prayer of longing: The Chaplet of Mercy

I like to in the summer months go for a slow walk after Compline. I guess it takes about 40 minutes or so. It is beautiful time of the day and it helps me to let go of the stress of the day before I go to bed. I have written a number of times […]

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To become ever fully human

I sense keenly how Your divine Blood is circulating in my heart; I have not the least doubt that Your most pure love has entered my heart with Your most sacred Blood. I am aware that You are dwelling in me, together with the Father and the Holy Spirit, or rather I am aware that […]

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Conversation of the Merciful God With a Despairing Soul

Do not be absorbed in your misery – you are still too weak to speak of it – but, rather; gaze on My Heart filled with goodness, and be imbued with My sentiments. Strive for meekness and humility; be merciful to others, as I am to you; and, when you feel your strength failing, if […]

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Divine Mercy Novena Begins

The Feast of the Divine Mercy is April 12 this year. All the novena prayers and information is available here on this site by following the Novena link on the top left corner of the web page. A downloadable copy of the information is also available. The Novena and the Divine Mercy message begins on […]

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19 Spiritual Resolution Ideas for the New Year

CNA: So you’ve vowed to up your intake of kale and have signed up for yoga to kick off the New Year. But has your spiritual life been part of your New Year’s resolutions? Here are a few ideas of small, practical steps you can take to get spiritually stronger in 2015. 1. Daily Mass. […]

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Devotion to the Divine Mercy: The Novena

On one occasion, I heard these words: My daughter, tell the whole world about My Inconceivable mercy. I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners. On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open. I pour out a whole ocean […]

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