Posts Tagged ‘Divine Mercy Sunday’

The Divine Mercy of the Lord

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

The mercy of the Lord “lasts forever. From generation to generation, it embraces all those who trust in him and it changes them, by bestowing a share in his very life,” affirms Pope Francis (Misericordia et Misera, 2). This divine mercy expresses itself in the life of the Church in a variety of ways – […] [Read more]

The Infinite Blessing of Divine Mercy

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Still filled with the joy of our Lord’s Resurrection, on this day the Church sings over and over again “God’s mercy endures forever.” We find this song of praise in Psalm 118, which is the Responsorial Psalm at Mass today. The words capture perfectly the mind of the Church which, since 2001, has celebrated this […] [Read more]

The Little Way of the Little Flower: Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

It was an extraordinary scene in Saint Peter’s Square as the crowd chanted, “Santo subito!” (“Sainthood now!”), at the funeral for Pope John Paul II.  Those cries will be validated by his canonization on April 27, 2014, Divine Mercy Sunday, together with the canonization of Blessed Pope John XXIII, but this formal affirmation by the […] [Read more]