Posts Tagged ‘Divine Mercy’

Mother of Divine Mercy

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

The Church today rejoices with Divine Mercy Sunday, always observed on the Octave of Easter. Instituted by Saint John Paul II in 2000, this feast of the Lord’s never-ending compassionate love offers “a message about the value of every human being. Each person is precious in God’s eyes; Christ gave his life for each one; […] [Read more]

Bringing the Gospel of Mercy to Every Person

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

A dramatic scene often appearing in movies and television dramas is the moment when the guilty person “throws himself on the mercy of the court” and begs forgiveness, pardon, and a lighter sentence from the judge. What heightens the drama is the uncertainty of the response. The judge does not always temper justice with mercy. […] [Read more]

Jesus, I Trust in You! The Divine Mercy of the Lord Endures Forever

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

God, who is rich in mercy, sent his only begotten Son so that we might be reconciled to him and attain life everlasting.  Traditionally during the eight days beginning with Easter Sunday, the Church meditates upon this infinite mercy of God.  Saint Augustine called this period “the days of mercy and pardon,” culminating on the […] [Read more]