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  • [Catholic Caucus] Saints Faustinus and Jovita, Martyrs (Gueranger)

    02/14/2018 9:03:02 PM PST · by CMRosary · 3 replies
    Red Simple THE TWO BROTHERS whom we are to honor today, suffered martyrdom in the beginning of the second century, and their memory has ever been celebrated in the Church. The glory of the great ones of this world passes away, and men soon forget even their very names. Historians have oftentimes a difficulty in proving that such heroes ever existed or, if they did exist, that they flourished at such a period, or achieved anything worth notice. Brescia, the capital of one of the Italian Provinces, can scarcely mention the names of those who were its governors or...
  • Holy Hour: The Power of Three O’Clock [Catholic Caucus]

    03/29/2013 5:33:13 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    Catholic Exchange ^ | March 29, 2013 | JUDY KEANE
    Amid our busy workdays and weekends, it is not unusual for most of us to let the 3 pm hour pass by as any other hour in the day. Yet after reading the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, Divine Mercy in My Soul, the 3 pm hour has become a deeply significant time for me. We know 3 pm is significant for us on Good Friday as the hour when Christ breathed his last and died on the cross for our sins and those of the whole world. We also know it is the hour when his side was...
  • My arms were pulled out of their sockets during My Crucifixion - Turin Shroud shows this

    07/23/2012 5:58:25 PM PDT · by jacknhoo · 33 replies
    The Warning ^ | Thursday, July 19th, 2012 | Maria Divine Mercy
    My arms were pulled out of their sockets during My Crucifixion and, as such, the image on the Turin Shroud shows this Thursday, July 19th, 2012 @ 07:00 am Download article as PDF My dearly beloved daughter a great plan, to deceive God’s children, is being plotted to destroy evidence of My existence. Soon many will come forth, masquerading as holy devout servants of Mine, to try and destroy belief in Me, your beloved Jesus. They will start by questioning My birth, My Mother’s purity and My Resurrection from the dead. They will demonise all of these things as being...

    10/05/2011 2:59:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    Zenit ^ | October 4, 2011 | Anita S. Bourdin
    "Faustina, a gift of God to our time, a gift from the land of Poland to the whole Church, obtain for us an awareness of the depth of divine mercy; help us to have a living experience of it and to bear witness to it among our brothers and sisters. May your message of light and hope spread throughout the world, spurring sinners to conversion, calming rivalries and hatred and opening individuals and nations to the practice of brotherhood. Today, fixing our gaze with you on the face of the risen Christ, let us make our own your prayer of...
  • Saint Faustina, a Doctor of the Church? [Catholic Caucus]

    10/05/2009 8:43:21 AM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 626+ views
    Saint Faustina's Diary includes a series of personal revelations she received from Jesus Christ in the 1930s. Many believe St. Faustina will eventually join the ranks of the great post-apostolic teachers Can you guess the following saint? The author, Fr. Steven Payne, OCD, wrote about this obscure and humble nun in 2002. He describes her "limited education," saying she "never wrote a treatise or published an article," and what she did write displayed an "imperfect literary style." Yet, he writes, no one would have guessed that she "would soon take the world by storm and go on to become the...

    02/05/2009 6:10:07 AM PST · by NYer · 67 replies · 2,822+ views
    Divine Mercy ^ | February 4, 2009 | Felix Carroll
    A banker on a business trip in New York City, Fred Berretta had just checked into his hotel room. He had about 20 minutes down time before he had to meet his colleagues. For some reason he decided to clean out his briefcase, something he hadn't done in a long time. As he emptied it out, he came across a booklet he had stuffed into a pocket years ago on praying the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy. He recalls having prayed it a few times years ago. But by Jan. 15, 2009, it was a good intention mislaid —...
  • World Apostolic Congress on Mercy Convenes! (Pope opens Congress with Mass in St. Peter's Square)

    04/04/2008 10:36:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies · 370+ views
    Marians ^ | April 3, 2008 | Felix Carroll
    If there was any confusion at all about the focus of the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy, Pope Benedict XVI quickly dispelled it during the opening Mass in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday morning. The first-ever congress on mercy would focus not on mercy in general, but Divine Mercy specifically. The Holy Father himself referred to the Congress as the "World Apostolic Congress on Divine Mercy." It's not just a matter of semantics. The message of Divine Mercy, as revealed to St. Faustina in the 1930s, sheds light on the nature of God as Merciful Father. It calls on...
  • The Mystery of Divine Mercy

    03/29/2008 3:31:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 334+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | March 28, 2008 | Doreen Truesdell
    "Do all you possibly can for this work of My mercy. I desire that My mercy be worshiped, and I am giving mankind the last hope of salvation; that is, recourse to My mercy" (The Diary of St. Faustina, 998).Contemplating the Divine Mercy of Jesus Christ means pondering a sublime mystery. When we consider His proposal of forgiveness and His promise of mercy, we can barely approach an understanding of His perfect goodness and love.In our sinfulness, even the most pious of us can not fathom such perfect mercy. We're unable to practice it ourselves and have never been recipients...
  • Tender Mercies: The Story of St. Faustina Kowalska and Divine Mercy Sunday

    03/28/2008 10:30:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies · 618+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | March 28, 2008 | Heidi Hess Saxton
    Jesus said to Sister Faustina, "Encourage souls to place great trust in My fathomless mercy. Let the weak, sinful soul have no fear to approach Me, for even if it had more sins than there are grains of sand in the world, all would be drowned in the unmeasurable depths of My mercy" (Diary, 55-56)."In the end, even the 'yes' to love is a source of suffering, because love always requires expropriations of my 'I,' in which I allow myself to be pruned and wounded. Love simply cannot exist without this painful renunciation of myself, for otherwise it becomes pure...
  • Pope Benedict On Divine Mercy

    04/10/2007 1:20:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 693+ views
    NC Register ^ | April 10, 2007
    "God’s passionate love for his people — for humanity — is at the same time a forgiving love. It is so great that it turns God against himself, his love against his justice.”This is a startling, radical, statement about divine mercy — the kind of declaration that one might expect to see attributed to Pope John Paul II. But it was Pope Benedict XVI who wrote it, in his first encyclical Deus Caritas Est (God Is Love).Seven years after Pope John Paul II first announced the creation of Mercy Sunday, many priests are still wary of the feast. Why do...
  • Divine Mercy Sunday - message from Saint Faustina Kowalska and link to JPII

    04/22/2006 4:27:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies · 522+ views
    Corpus Christi Diocese ^ | April 22, 2006 | Fr. James Farfaglia
    The message from Saint Faustina Kowalska is nothing new.  The Divine Mercy devotion reminds us of the most fundamental teaching of Jesus Christ: repent and believe. However, the urgency of the message and connection with the Pontificate of Pope John Paul the Great should get our attention and make us reflect upon our lives.             “You will prepare the world for My final coming (Diary 429). Speak to the world about My mercy ... It is a sign for the end times.  After it will come the Day of Justice. While there is still time, let them have recourse to...
  • Feast of The Divine Mercy - April 23, 2006 - EWTN Program Listing

    04/22/2006 6:12:41 AM PDT · by NYer · 42 replies · 939+ views
    EWTN ^ | April 22, 2006
      FAUSTINA (90:00) Feature film drama depicting the life of Sr. Faustina. Polish with English subtitles.Saturday April 22, 2006 8:00 PM Sunday April 23, 2006 2:00 AM Thursday April 27, 2006 1:00 PM           DIVINE MERCY PREVIEW SHOW (60:00) Sunday April 23, 2006 12:00 PM LIVE Sunday April 23, 2006 8:00 PM ENCORESOLEMN MASS AND CELEBRATION OF DIVINE MERCY FROM STOCKBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A.  (2 1/2 hours) Celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy with EWTN and the Marians of the Immaculate Conception. This feast commemorates God's infinite love and mercy, which He continues to pour out...
  • 75th Anniversary of the appearance of Jesus to St. Faustina to prepare world for 2nd Coming

    02/22/2006 10:46:51 AM PST · by NYer · 43 replies · 1,011+ views
    Spirit Daily ^ | February 22, 2006 | Robert R. Allard
      by Robert R. Allard, DirectorApostles of Divine Mercy 75th Anniversary of the appearance of Jesus to St. Faustina, February 22nd 2006 Everywhere you turn, people are talking about Divine Mercy!  Hurricanes, Floods, Tsunamis, Global Warming, and Fires.  Hardly an article can be written about any of these events without the thought of the Second Coming of Jesus and Divine Chastisement. Today marks a very significant date for all mankind.  Seventy-five years ago on February 22nd 1931 Jesus appeared to St. Faustina as The Divine Mercy with a special mission for her.  He told her to paint an image as she witnessed Him with...
  • Terri and Divine Mercy Novena Day 7

    03/31/2005 7:16:29 PM PST · by Siobhan · 31 replies · 525+ views
    EWTN ^ | JMJ 31 March A.D. 2005/1 April A.D. 2005 | Siobhan
    Seventh Day Today bring to Me the Souls who especially venerate and glorify My Mercy*, and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spirit. They are living images of My Compassionate Heart. These souls will shine with a special brightness in the next life. Not one of them will go into the fire of hell. I shall particularly defend each one of them at the hour of death. Most Merciful Jesus, whose Heart is Love Itself, receive into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart the souls of those...

    08/17/2002 6:31:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies · 1,023+ views
    BBC ^ | August 17, 2002
    Tens of thousands of people have greeted the Pope on the first full day of what is being seen as his farewell visit to his native Poland. Large crowds clapped and cheered as John Paul II arrived to consecrate the Basilica of Divine Mercy near Krakow, a shrine to Poland's first woman saint. The ultra-modern shrine commemorates a Polish nun canonised by the Pope two years ago. New stamps commemorate the visit Later on Saturday, the pontiff is due to receive President Aleksander Kwasniewski and Prime Minister Leszek Miller at his official residence. The Pope is on his ninth...
  • A New Doctor of the Church? (Why St. Faustina Deserves This Rare Honor and Title)

    11/04/2002 1:35:13 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 32 replies · 650+ views
    Friends of Mercy Newsletter, Marians of the Immaculate Conception | November/December 2002 | Fr. George W. Kosicki, CSB
    A new Doctor of the Church?Why St. Faustina deserves this rare honor and titleby Fr. George W. Kosicki, CSBPray that our Holy Father John Paul II proclaims St. Faustina a Doctor of the Church! Pray that the Lord inspire, challenge, and encourage John Paul II to make this bold proclamation now. This bold and extraordinary step is needed now so that the world may know the mercy of the Lord, which St. Faustina spread through the witness of her life and her Diary. Some may not understand why, but God's mercy must be proclaimed now while it is time for...