St. Faustina

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Faustina

Vilnius Image of Divine Mercy (detail) by Kazimierowski

“Oh, how great is the goodness of God, greater than we can understand. There are moments and there are mysteries of the divine mercy over which the heavens are astounded. Let our judgment of souls cease, for God’s mercy upon them is extraordinary.” (St. Faustina, Diary # 1684) Print this entry

Jesus and the Divine Mercy

Vilnius Image of Divine Mercy (detail) by Kazimierowski

On April 20th, we celebrated Easter Sunday. But the celebration did not end then, it continues. There are presently two Solemnities that are “continued” for eight days (Octave) – that is, days 2 through 8 of the Octave are celebrated liturgically as one would celebrate a Solemnity. One is Christmas and the other is Easter. The Solemnity of Easter is the […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Faustina

Vilnius Image of Divine Mercy (detail) by Kazimierowski

“Oh, how great is the goodness of God, greater than we can understand. There are moments and there are mysteries of the divine mercy over which the heavens are astounded. Let our judgment of souls cease, for God’s mercy upon them is extraordinary.” (St. Faustina, Diary # 1684) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and […]

Lord, will those who are saved be few?

I once heard a comment from a friend who was preparing a homily for today’s passage from Luke’s Gospel (cf. Luke 13:22-30 below). He was finding it difficult to preach on the “fact” that there will be so few in heaven. He has no problem on preaching about death, judgment, Heaven and Hell; but, he is disturbed and sad that there will […]

How Many Souls will be Saved?

Lord, will those who are saved be few? I once heard a comment from a friend who was preparing a homily. He was finding it difficult to preach on the “fact” that there will be so few in heaven. He has no problem on preaching about death, judgment, Heaven and Hell; but, he is sad that there will be so few saved. […]

Daily Catholic Quote on Divine Mercy

“Yes, the first Sunday after Easter is the Feast of Mercy, but there must also be deeds of mercy, which are to arise out of love for Me. You are to show mercy to our neighbors always and everywhere. You must not shrink from this or try to absolve yourself from it.” (St. Faustina’s Diary 742; Private Revelation from Jesus […]

An Outpouring of Divine Mercy and the Devotion Requested by Jesus

Vilnius Image of Divine Mercy by Kazimierowski

On April 8th, we celebrated Easter. But the celebration did not end then, it continues. There are currently two liturgical celebrations that last for eight days (Octaves). One is Christmas and the other is Easter. The Solemnity of Easter is the feast of feasts, the solemnity of solemnities and it runs from Easter Sunday through the Second Sunday of Easter […]

A Look at Divine Mercy Sunday

Two Sundays ago, we celebrated Easter. But the celebration did not end on April 24th, it continues. There are currently two liturgical celebrations that last for eight days (Octaves). One is Christmas and the other is Easter. Easter is the feast of feasts, the solemnity of solemnities and it runs from Easter Sunday through the Second Sunday of Easter (also […]