If St Faustina is correct in the praises she sings in honour of the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, then this little Host contains absolutely everything we could ever need in this life.
There have been many Divine Mercy celebrations held across Scotland today, with the one at Carfin probably being the largest and most well-known. It was also celebrated beautifully.
A resource list of Catholic Churches and Parishes in Scotland which will be celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday – please contact me if you know of any other similar parishes.
“I absolve you”. These are surely amongst the most beautiful words we can hear as Catholics. They echo the words of the Lord as He walked the earth and recounted in the Gospel – “Your sins are forgiven”.
Blessed Bartolo Longo – once a satanic priest, before returning to the Church and spreading devotion to Our Lady of the Rosary, not least of all in the Luminous Mysteries.
As Christians, we are called to be light in the midst of the darkness. Saint John reminds us that – “the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot overcome it”.
May the Lord grant each of us grace to make this Lent a holy and fruitful season; may He inspire us to pray and to do good works, giving of ourselves and of our talents, according to His divine will.
Pope Francis says we must not be blind to the action of Satan behind the crisis affecting the Church. If he is right, how should we respond? Here are some simple suggestions.
Revealing His Sacred Heart to Saint Margaret Mary in 1673, the Lord complained that He was forgotten by so many; today, things might not be so very different to then.
F e a t u r e d C o n t e n t
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.
We have a necessarily limited vision – sometimes, seeing no more than what is directly in front of us, and then only when it is very well lit. The Lord takes a broader view of things.
Joy and suffering are not mutually exclusive. The secret is to give our sufferings meaning. If you don’t believe this, then you need only look upon a Crucifix.
Let us look into our hearts and ask if our relationship with the Lord is one of fear or one of love, and ask Him to grant us His grace in finding the proper balance between the two.
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“Mary is so closely united to Jesus because she received from Him the knowledge of the heart, the knowledge of faith, nourished by Her experience as a mother and by Her close relationship with Her Son.” – Pope Francis
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