Disciples of Divine Mercy

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Disciples of Divine Mercy St. Faustina was asked by Merciful Jesus to found a new religious order of sisters and brothers to give their lives interceding for mercy for the world and to do works of mercy in His name. As part of this intercession Jesus would grant mercy for sinners and bring people who had lost the faith to come back to Him and through this great work of intercession you would help save many souls. With the help of her spiritual...

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Dependent on Trust

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Dependent on Trust by Val Conlon Your 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 I am making Myself dependent upon your trust: if your trust is great, then My generosity will be without limit. (Diary 548) The most difficult virtue but the most noble of mankind is Trust. It is also the most important and respected virtue a person can have in life; trust in one’s...

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Quotes from the Saints on Mercy

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Quotes from the Saints on Mercy If a man finds it very hard to forgive injuries, let him look at a Crucifix, and think that Christ shed all His Blood for him, and not only forgave His enemies, but even prayed His Heavenly Father to forgive them also. Let him remember that when he says the ‘Our Father’, every day, instead of asking pardon for his sins, he is calling down vengeance on himself – Saint Philip Neri He who knows how to forgive...

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Pope John Paul II & Divine Mercy

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Pope John Paul II & Divine Mercy  by Val Conlon “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) The knowledge of St. Faustina and the revelations bestowed on her coming from Jesus became known to Pope John Paul II early in 1940. It was at the time when he was studying for the priesthood secretly, in a seminary...

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The Importance of Vilnius

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The Importance of Vilnius The 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. When Saint Faustina lived in this City before the Second World War, it was politically part of Poland, but today it has reverted to being the capital of an independent nation, Lithuania. It was not until Saint Faustina...

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History of the Brothers of Merciful Jesus

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History of the Brothers of Merciful Jesus Father 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. At the beginning of the year 2000 a young Argentine man named Julián met Fr. Igor on a Marian...

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