An exceptional thinker and theologian, able to make his argument gently and with great charity, and a man of integrity; Cardinal Newman certainly has something to say to the Church in our own day.
For us today, the message of Divine Mercy is very pertinent, very much of our time. It is a message of trust in the Lord, Who is real and Who loves us, and Who calls us to Him.
How can sinful souls hope to achieve sanctity when our sins get in the way? Thankfully, now as during His life on earth, the Lord associates with us poor sinners and shows us the way.
For three weeks, Scotland has been thrilled to receive a visit from the Relics of St Thérèse, the ‘Little Flower’. It has been a real moment of grace for the Dioceses and for the people of Scotland.
In the Gospels, the Lord tells us that He is ‘the Light of the world’. He alone can illuminate the darkness of our world, dispelling the shadows which cover it, providing it with His own light.
We see the Image of the Merciful Jesus, the streams of Blood and Water flowing from His side when His Heart was pierced by the lance; and it was upon the Holy Cross that this Sacred Heart was so pierced.
St Thérèse promised to spend eternity doing good upon earth, showering favours like roses. As her Relics arrived today in Scotland, let that shower of heavenly blessings begin.
We can learn from St Faustina, who teaches us the value of intercessory prayer, especially when it is offered perseveringly and with great trust in the Merciful Lord.
The Transfiguration, where the Lord shines in glory on Mount Tabor, is a singular Biblical event, occurring to the Lord Himself. But what is it’s meaning for us? It both a sign and a promise.
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The Letters of Saint Faustina
The private letters of Saint Faustina, written to her family, her Sisters and Superiors in religion, and to her beloved Confessors. These letters provide an insight into her interior spirituality and those matters closest to her heart.
Perhaps today, in whatever matters we might be wrestling with in order to reach a decision, we may do similarly, and leave the way open for the Lord to enlighten and guide us, and to make His will known to us.
Let us thank the Lord for commissioning His servant, St Faustina, to have this Image painted, and for the endeavours of His servant, Blessed Father Sopocko, who arranged the painting.
To be saintly, our love must be truly heroic – it is this which leads to true sanctity. We must try to achieve this, and be certain that we have loved as much as we are capable of loving.
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