A Reminder of Mercy

“This Image.. is to be a reminder of the demands of My mercy” (Diary, para.742) One of the great things about the Image of Mercy is that it is a very visual reminder of the meaning of mercy – and also of the requirements it places upon us. This...

Accepting God’s Grace

“I understood that God’s grace must be received just as God sends it, in the way He wants it, and one must receive it in that form under which God sends it to us.” (Diary, para.715) Perhaps one of the most difficult lessons to learn in the spiritual...

Be My Living Reflection

“It should be of no concern to you how anyone else acts; you are to be My living reflection, through love and mercy.. be always merciful toward other people, and especially sinners.” (Diary of Saint Faustina, para.1446) One of the great pitfalls of the...

The Hour of Great Mercy

“At three o’clock, implore My mercy, especially for sinners; and if only for a brief instant, immerse yourself in My Passion, particularly in My abandonment at the moment of agony. This is the hour of great mercy for the whole world. I will allow you to...

Like Mist Before You

“O Jesus, if only I could become like mist before Your eyes, to cover the earth so that You would not see it’s terrible crimes. Jesus, when I look at the world and it’s indifference toward You, again and again it brings tears to my eyes..”...

Faithful To My Grace

“Do not fear, My child; but remain faithful only to My grace.” (Diary, para.1166)   Merciful Lord, You see my desire to be faithful to the graces You offer to me; but You see, too, my failure to make good use of those graces – and sometimes, my...

Fervent and Holy Priests

“O Jesus, give us fervent and holy Priests! Oh, how great is the dignity of the Priest, but at the same time, how great is his responsibility! Much has been given to you, O Priest, but much will be demanded of you..” Diary of St Faustina, para.941  ...

I Do Accept

Describing her entrance to the Convent, St Faustina writes – “When Mother Superior..came out to meet me, she told me..to go to the Lord of the house and ask whether He would accept me.. With great joy, I went to the Chapel and asked Jesus: ‘Lord of...

From His Side

“At three o’clock, I saw the Lord Jesus, crucified, Who looked at me and said, ‘I thirst’. Then I saw two rays issue from His side, just as they appear in the Image. I then felt in my soul the desire to save souls and to empty myself for the...