Divine Mercy Sunday 2022

+JMJ+  I hope your Divine Mercy Sunday has been filled with joy and grace and graces. There are many misconceptions about the Divine Mercy feast and devotion. I hope this brief post will help to clear up some of those. It really is a beautiful thing, the feast, the devotion, the book, all of it. 

Divine Mercy Sunday: What is it? 

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. John Paul II at the canonization of St. Faustina on April 30, 2000. 

The Lord expressed His will with regard to this feast in His very first revelation to St. Faustina. The most comprehensive revelation can be found in her Diary entry 699…In all, St. Faustina recorded 14 revelations from Jesus concerning His desire for this feast.

From What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

And what Divine Mercy Sunday is not:

Divine Mercy Sunday is NOT a feast based solely on St. Faustina’s revelations. Indeed, it is not primarily about St. Faustina — nor is it altogether a new feast. The Second Sunday of Easter was already a solemnity as the Octave Day of Easter[1]. The title “Divine Mercy Sunday” does, however, highlight the meaning of the day.

From What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

Video: Divine Mercy Celebration and Mass from Stockbridge, MA

Video: How to Receive the Graces of Divine Mercy Sunday

Thanks for visiting the blog and reading. I pray that you and I will stay holy and virtuous this Easter season, and may we become who the Lord intends us to be: SAINTS. Pray for me, and know that I pray for you. God bless you and may His Peace be with you during this Holy Week and always. +JMJ+ 

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