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Divine Mercy Sunday

CNA Staff, Apr 16, 2020 / 02:45 pm (CNA).- On April 30, 2000, the Church officially declared the Sunday after Easter to be “Divine Mercy Sunday,” an annual celebration of the mercy of God. The celebration usually centers around the image of Divine Mercy painted by St. Faustina Kowalska, which …

For the past few weeks, Jesus has repeatedly placed His Divine Mercy into my path: Initially through a close friend, then in my Bible study, and still again through a priest’s homily. When devotions show up over and over, it’s time to say, “Speak, Lord, your servant is listening.” Christ’s …

This Sunday is Divine Mercy Sunday. Divine Mercy Sunday is a very special Sunday when the Divine Floodgates from Heaven are wide-opened and Jesus offers us the total forgiveness of all sins and punishment to any soul, who goes to Confession and receives Him in Holy Communion, on that day …

  ADDED 4/6: ST. MARGARET OF YORK Our April print issue features the annual Divine Mercy Sunday celebration at St. Bartholomew Parish in Finneytown (Springfield Twp.) It has grown steadily for 15 years, but is not the only local celebration of this feast, which started in Poland but became a …

By Gail Finke “There are people in our lives who need to receive the mercy of God,” Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh said Sunday at St. Bartholomew Church in Finneytown. “They need to receive it from us. But it may be that we need to receive it from them. Today is the …

When Pope John Paul canonized Sr. Faustina (making her St. Faustina), he also, on the same day, surprised the entire world by establishing Divine Mercy Sunday (the feast day associated with the message) as a feast day for the entire Church. The feast day falls on the Second Sunday of …