May we find
forgiveness, healing, and peace in God's Divine Mercy.
Our Father, 3 Hail
Marys, Glory Be
As we prepare for
the Sunday of Divine Mercy this weekend, we can reflect upon the mercy
Christ shows us in His suffering, death, and Resurrection. By our sin, we
distance or cut ourselves off from the life of God's grace within us. But
rather than leave us among the dead, our God wants to wipe away our sins
and welcome us in friendship.
which brings us to life in Him, is possible in the Sacrament of
Reconciliation because He first offered Himself for our sake. Trusting in
God's mercy and the power of the Resurrection, let us ask His forgiveness
for the times we have failed to respect one another or to cherish His gift
and death are not the end; they point to the joy of the Resurrection.
"By his wounds, we
were healed" (Isaiah 53:5).
the Sunday of Divine Mercy (April 8th this year), take some time to learn about St. Faustina and the message of
Divine Mercy. Then pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet in
reparation for sins against life.
on one of the Mass readings for
the Sunday of Divine Mercy. How is God speaking to you?
Christ's ready forgiveness in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and then
continue to place your trust in God's mercy with a short prayer.