Why Is Today Divine Mercy Sunday? 5

Pope John Paul II praying before an image of Jesus, the Divine Mercy

Pope John Paul II praying before an image of Jesus, the Divine Mercy

On April 30, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized the Polish nun who had received from Christ the amazing revelations of the Divine Mercy in the early years of the twentieth century, Saint Mary Faustina Kowalska.

During that ceremony, the pope fulfilled one of the requests that Christ had made through those revelations: More…

Divine Mercy Sunday “Peace Be with You!” 9

“The peace of the celestial city is the perfectly ordered and harmonious enjoyment of God, and of one another in God.” (St Augustine, City of God)

Peace, the true peace that Christ gives is the sign that God is with us. When Jesus says, “Peace be with you!” More…