Reflection – A Time of Grace and Mercy

April 25, 2019 – “Dear children! This is a time of grace, a time of mercy for each of you…” Tomorrow is the feast of Divine Mercy (Divine Mercy Sunday), in which the infinite mercy of Jesus is glorified and poured out upon us. In her messages in Medjugorje, the Blessed Mother often reminds us… Continue reading Reflection – A Time of Grace and Mercy

Reflection – “Surrender to my Son…”

I really love Our Lady’s recent message. To me, it’s a renewed call to walking the path of Jesus and surrendering to Him. With the passing of the season of Lent and the Resurrection celebrations, that doesn’t mean we get to hang up our faith like some uniform up on the coat rack, and go… Continue reading Reflection – “Surrender to my Son…”

Reflection – 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 Reflection – 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