Trusting in the Divine Mercy

Tomorrow the Church celebrates the Feast of Mercy. Up to now many have been reciting the Novena to Divine Mercy. If you haven’t been following the Novena thus far it’d be a worthwhile effort to do so now, even if you’ve got some catching up to do. In this devotion and celebration we fix our… Continue reading Trusting in the Divine Mercy

Novena to Divine Mercy

The Chaplet of Mercy as a Novena In addition to the Novena to the Divine Mercy, which Our Lord gave to St. Faustina for her own personal use, He revealed to her a powerful prayer that He wanted everyone to say—the Chaplet of Mercy. St. Faustina prayed the Chaplet almost constantly, especially for the dying,… Continue reading Novena to Divine Mercy

Good Friday

Today we observe Good Friday, the day of the death of Jesus. Today, the sacrifices we’ve made during Lent culminate in our internalization of the tremendous offering of Christ’s life for our sake and the sake of others. And if we’ve been diligent in our Lenten preparations and offerings, then Good Friday will mean something… Continue reading Good Friday

The Sound of Silence

There’s a whole lot of noise out there in the world, always something looking to hold our attention hostage. A lot of it is our responsibilities, which we can’t help, like work, studies, and family. But then there’s everything else. The stuff that doesn’t really matter yet it captivates our attentions anyway, sometimes for hours… Continue reading The Sound of Silence