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“I am love and mercy itself. There is no misery that could be a match for my mercy.” – Jesus to St. Faustina There’s no sport as intense and simultaneously adorable as third grade basketball. With my son, Peter, on the team this season, we had front row seats to …

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Apr 24, 2022 / 12:00 pm While Catholics around the world are familiar with St. Faustina Kowalska and her connection to Divine Mercy, many may not know about the way in which Jesus talked to her about her calling, Hell, and her mission to proclaim the …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 15, 2022 / 07:26 am Pope Francis has called God’s mercy “an abyss beyond our comprehension.” “God’s mercy can make even the driest land become a garden, can restore life to dry bones ( Ez 37:1-14),” the pope said in his very first …

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Oct 5, 2021 / 00:00 am While Catholics around the world are familiar with St. Faustina Kowalska and her connection to Divine Mercy, many may not know about the way in which Jesus talked to her about her calling, Hell, and her mission to proclaim …

On October 5, the church celebrates the Memorial of St. Mary Faustina Kowalska, virgin. St. Faustina was born Helena Kowalska on August 25, 1905 to a poor but devout Polish family in 1905. At the age of 20, with very little education, and having been rejected from several other convents …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 8, 2021 / 08:00 am America/Denver (CNA). On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis will offer Mass in a church containing the relics of both St. Faustina Kowalska and St. John Paul II. This will be the second year that the pope has chosen to …

CNA Staff, Feb 23, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- A Vatican archbishop celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first Divine Mercy apparition on Monday in the Polish city of Płock. Archbishop Jan Romeo Pawłowski, an official at the Vatican Secretariat of State, celebrated Mass on Feb. 22 at the …

Vatican City, May 18, 2020 / 07:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has decreed that St. Faustina Kowalska’s feast day be added to the Roman Calendar as an optional memorial to be celebrated by all on October 5. The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship issued the decree May 18, the …

A side chapel dedicated to Divine Mercy in the Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia. Credit: ACI Stampa.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 17, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- On Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis will offer Mass in a church containing the relics of both St. Faustina Kowalska and St. John Paul II. This Sunday will mark the 20th liturgical anniversary of St. Faustina’s canonization and …

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 …