The Words of Jesus

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The Words of Jesus When we read the Diary of St. Faustina, we must always try to remember that we are reading the actual words of Jesus. In many ways, we have been extremely blessed to live in a time when a book of this magnitude exists. A countless number of saints and holy people would have loved to have had in their possession a book which contained the actual words of Jesus, other than the Bible of course. As we read through the Diary of...

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The Enthronement of the Image

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The Enthronement of the Image The Enthronement of the Divine Mercy Image in the home is the recognition and honouring of the existence of God our Creator by the family. Those who give themselves to trusting in the wonderful love and mercy that His Son, Jesus, brings to us through this Image. This Image which was first made known to Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska in 1931. The Enthronement  The enthronement begins by installing the Divine Image in...

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Diary Passages about the Image of Divine Mercy

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Diary Passages about the Image of Divine Mercy February 22, 1931 – In the evening, when I was in my cell, I saw the Lord Jesus clothed in a white garment. One hand was raised in the gesture of blessing, the other was touching the garment at the breast. From beneath the garment, slightly drawn aside at the breast, there were emanating two large rays, one red, the other pale. In silence I kept my gaze fixed on the Lord; my soul was struck...

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The Artist who Painted the First Divine Mercy Image

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The Artist who Painted the First Divine Mercy Image Eugene Kazimierowski was the artist who painted the first Image of Divine Mercy which currently hangs in the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was born on November 11, 1873. He was a Polish Realistic painter and he preferred to paint landscapes and portraits. But it was his painting the first Divine Mercy Image in 1934 for which he is best known. He was commissioned to paint...

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The Vessel of Graces – Divine Mercy Image

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The Vessel of Graces – Divine Mercy Image The Image of Divine Mercy is far more than just a religious icon or painting. Although it was painted by a man, it was not imagined by a man. The Image is a painting of a vision of Jesus which Jesus deliberately designed so that this Image would become a part of the new devotion to Divine Mercy in the life of the Catholic Church. He appeared to St. Faustina in the form in which He appears in the...

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The Miracle of the Image – Ugo Festa

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Ugo Festa was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1951. He was struck down at an early age with multiple sclerosis. Gradually his health deteriorated. This led to many other problems in his young life. By the age of 39, he was suffering from multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and epilepsy. Early in 1990, his spine was becoming distorted and he was having seizures daily. He had been continually attending doctors since he first contracted the disease,...

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