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Pope Francis Suppresses Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus 

CP&S comment. Yesterday was a First Friday, a day traditionally dedicated to the love and honour of the Sacred of Jesus. Countless blessings, graces and miracles have been poured down upon the Church over the last centuries thanks to this … Continue reading

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Mary revealed great mysteries to St. Faustina

Mary, Mother of Mercy had a special place in the spirituality of St. Faustina, who was very attached to the Virgin Mary from her childhood. As a religious, she further deepened the devotion that her Order, the Congregation of Our … Continue reading

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What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

In a series of revelations to St. Maria Faustina Kowalska in the 1930s, our Lord called for a special feast day to be celebrated on the Sunday after Easter.  Today, we know that feast as Divine Mercy Sunday, named by Pope St. … Continue reading

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Jesus, I trust in You!

From a homily given by St John Paul II for Divine Mercy Sunday, 22 April 2001, § 4-6: Jesus entrusted to [the fearful, astounded disciples] the gift of “forgiving sins”, a gift that flows from the wounds in his hands, … Continue reading

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The Floodgates of Divine Mercy

Beginning on Good Friday and culminating on Divine Mercy Sunday, the second Sunday of the Octave of Easter, the Church turns her attention to the divine mystery of merciful love. This devotion in different forms is a special gift from the … Continue reading

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Good Friday – Start of the Divine Mercy Novena

“I demand from you deeds of mercy which are to arise out of love for me. You are to show mercy to your neighbours always and everywhere” (from the Diary of St Faustina). Alongside this demand that we show mercy, inspired … Continue reading

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Blessed John Paul II – the Pope of Divine Mercy

As we celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy and the Beatification of Pope John Paul II, let us consider how these important events in the life of the Church are so closely and beautifully linked. The theme of Divine Mercy … Continue reading

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