Apostles of Mercy

“The souls who especially venerate and glorify My mercy.. are living images of My Compassionate Heart.”- Diary of Saint Faustina, para. 1224.  Every year, the Feast of Divine Mercy, commonly called ‘Divine Mercy Sunday’, is preceded by a...

The Time of Mercy

“Here, then, is the reason for the Jubilee (of Mercy)– because this is the time for mercy.” – Pope Francis,  homily for first vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday, 11th April 2015   When Pope John Paul canonised St Faustina Kowalska in April 2000, he made her the...

Image of Divine Mercy

“I promise that the soul that will venerate this Image will not perish.” “I am offering people a vessel with which they are to keep coming for graces to the fountain of mercy.That vessel is this Image with the signature; Jesus, I trust in You.” “The two rays denote...

Feast of Divine Mercy

Pope St John Paul II was directly responsible for the final establishment of the Divine Mercy devotion by removing the final obstacles which had impeded the spreading of the devotion; also by beatifying and then canonising St Faustina; and by establishing the Feast of...

Chaplet of Divine Mercy

“Say unceasingly the Chaplet that I have taught you. Whoever will recite it will receive great mercy at the hour of death. Priests will recommend it to sinners as their last hope of salvation. Even if there were a sinner most hardened, if he were to recite this...

Novena of Divine Mercy

“By means of this Novena,I will grant every possible grace to souls”  (Diary, para.796)   In her Diary, Saint Faustina writes that the Merciful Jesus commanded her to make a Novena which was to precede the Feast of Divine Mercy, celebrated on the Sunday after...

St Faustina Kowalska

“You are the Secretary of My Mercy;I have chosen you for this office, in this life and in the next” – the Merciful Lord speaking to Saint Faustina, (Diary, para.1605) In the darkest of days, the Lord raises up great Saints in the Church who shine like beacons; the...

Blessed Fr Sopocko

“He will help you to carry out My will on earth” (Diary of Saint Faustina, para.53). Those familiar with the Divine Mercy devotion are aware that Saint Faustina is referred to as the ‘Apostle and Secretary of the Divine Mercy’ – her Diary records that this is how the...

A Gaze Upon Sinners

“My gaze from this Image is like My gaze from the Cross” – Diary of Saint Faustina In the Diary of Saint Faustina, the Lord tells us through the humble Sister that – “My gaze from this Image is like My gaze from the Cross”. What do these words signify? I...