Bored at Mass?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Feast of Mercy |

Bored at Mass? Bored at Mass? by Fr. John Harris Do you ever get bored at Mass or do you hear people complaining that the priest is boring? Usually when I am faced with such complaints I ask, “what do you do when you go to Mass?” This always causes a certain unease because most people don’t think they have to do anything. Not so! Life is not worth living A few weeks ago I visited a man who is now confined to bed for the rest of his life. For...

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The Borrowed Tomb

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The Borrowed Tomb Life Giving Mercy It is no coincidence that the Feast of Divine Mercy takes place during the season of Easter. It is during these days of Easter that the Apostles got used to Jesus being with them in a new way. During these days, they experience mercy as life-giving and life-renewing. In this living Christ, there are no words of retribution or judgement, but rather words of peace and mission. Don’t keep my mercy to yourself....

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Pope John Paul II & The Feast of Mercy

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Pope John Paul II & The Feast of Mercy In his homily on 30th April 2000 John Paul II said, “by this act today, I pass on the message of Divine Mercy to the new millennium. I pass it on because I want people to know the better face of God, and that of his Divine Mercy, and through it, the better face of their brethren. The light of the message of Divine Mercy which the Lord wished to renew in the world, will be as much a beacon of hope for...

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Prepare for the Afterlife

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Prepare for the Afterlife by Val Conlon John Paul II said at the canonisation of St. Faustina “By this act today I pass on the message of Divine Mercy to the new millennium. I pass it on because I want people to know the better face of God, and that of his Divine Mercy, and through it, the better face of their brethren. The light of the message of Divine Mercy which the Lord wished to renew in the world, will be as much a beacon of hope for the...

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A Second Baptism

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A Second Baptism The following is from a lecture by Canon Ignacy Rozycki Doctor of Dogmatic Theology, and a member of the International Theological Commission. He said “Among the external manifestations of the Devotion to The Divine Mercy the Feast of Mercy occupies the first place”. The Lord Jesus made known His will (about this feast) already in the opening revelation concerning this devotion (on February 22, 1931). For the establishment of...

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The Victory of Mercy Over Justice

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The Victory of Mercy Over Justice by Val Conlon Jesus’ death on the cross was in atonement for our sins and the sins of the whole world. In the message of Divine Mercy revealed to Saint Faustina, Jesus asks that at 3 O’Clock we immerse ourselves in His Passion. John the Baptist immersed people in water because it is a symbol of cleansing. Through His death on the Cross, Jesus cleansed mankind’s souls with the water that flowed from His side,...

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