Divine Mercy Explained

Introduction to Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy ImageOur apostolate follows the exact request of Jesus in the message of Divine Mercy when He asks that we spread His Mercy in deed, word and prayer, but he qualified this by saying first in deed. So our first commitment is to doing works of Mercy, which we do in seven poverty stricken countries that have no social welfare system and primarily with homeless children and the elderly who can not fend for themselves.

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Divine Mercy Videos

Divine Mercy videos including Pray Divine Mercy Prayers,Pray Divine Mercy Prayers, The Testimony of Maureen Dignan, Miracle for the Beatification of Pope John Paul II - St. Faustina - Doctor of the Church. St. Faustina's Convent in Vilnius .....

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Pope John Paul II & Divine Mercy

Pope John Paul II & Divine Mercy“I considered this message my special task. Providence has assigned it to me in the present situation of man, the Church, and the world” (Bl. Pope John Paul II November 22, 1981)

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The Importance of Vilnius

The Importance of VilniusThe City of Vilnius, became the Birthplace of the Divine Mercy Devotion, when Saint Faustina began her mission under the guidance and discernment of her new Spiritual Director Fr. Michael Sopocko S.T.D. 

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Main Elements of Divine Mercy Devotion

Presence of JesusBetween 1928 – 1938, Jesus revealed to St. Faustina the new Devotion to Divine Mercy. He desired that there be a new Feast in honour of His Divine Mercy within the Church. He told her that, “This Feast emerged from the very depths of My mercy, and it is confirmed in the vast depths of My tender mercies. Every soul believing and trusting in My mercy will obtain it” (Diary 420). 

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History of the Brothers of Merciful Jesus

History of the Brothers of Merciful JesusFather Igor Simonovis was a diocesan priest in Concordia-Pordenone in northern Italy, near the Austrian border. For about ten years He was a pastor of four parishes in the mountain region Val d'Arzino, and in one of his parishes the first community of Brothers of Merciful Jesus came into being.

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Devotion to Divine Mercy by Fr. Sopocko

Eucharist Centre of our FaithOur Lord’s love for us is both Divine and human, for He possesses both a Divine and a human nature and will. Hence we may regard the Savior’s Most Sacred Heart as the symbol of His threefold love for us - divine love, spiritual human love and sensitive human love. .

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History of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus

First Sisters of Merciful JesusMany people associate the Divine Mercy message and St.Faustina with Poland but St. Faustina lived the biggest part of her convent life in Vilnius, Lithuania. The confusion arises because it was politically part of Poland at that time and this is why many people confuse Poland and Crakow in particular with the message of Divine Mercy.

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Chronology of Revelations of Devotion to Divine Mercy

1931 – Revelation of the Image of Divine Mercy (Diary 47)
1931 – Revelation of the Feast of Divine Mercy (Diary 49)
1934 – Revelation of the Meaning of the Rays in the Image of Divine Mercy (Diary 299)

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The Importance of Fr. Sopocko

Fr Sopocko Divine MercyThe Importance of Fr. Michael Sopocko in Jesus’ plan for Divine Mercy revelations can not be over estimated. Jesus said to St. Faustina: "He will be My visible help for you on earth. He will help you to carry out My will” (Diary 53)."His thoughts are closely united to Mine, so be at peace about what concerns My work. I will not let him make a mistake, and you should do nothing without his permission" (Diary 1408).

 

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Biography of Fr. Sopocko

Biography of Fr. SopockoBlessed Fr. Michael Sopocko, was the confessor and spiritual director to Sister Faustina. Through her mediation, he was directly involved with the mystery of the revelations given by Jesus in the message of Divine Mercy. 

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Quotes from the Saints on Mercy

Quotes from the Saints on MercyHe who knows how to forgive prepares for himself many graces from God. As often as I look upon the cross, so often will I forgive with all my heart - St. Faustina

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St. Faustina and Important Facts

St. Faustina and Important FactsAfter Saint Faustina’s final vows she was sent to the convent in Vilnius. She said, because of my frequent changes (to many different convents), I did not have a permanent spiritual director and I had great difficulty in speaking of these things, (the messages received from God). (Diary 34)

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Dependent on Trust

Dependent on TrustYour duty is to trust entirely in My Mercy, My duty is to give you all that you need. I make Myself dependent on your trust. (Diary 548)

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Introduction to DMP

Divine Mercy ImageOur apostolate follows the exact request of Jesus in the message of Divine Mercy when He asks that we spread His Mercy in deed, word and prayer, but he qualified this by saying first in deed. 

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