In the 1930's Jesus appeared to a Polish nun, St Faustina Kowalska and asked the world to do a novena to His Divine Mercy starting on Good Friday finishing on Easter Saturday and dedicate the second Sunday of Easter to His Divine Mercy, DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY.

St Faustina

St Faustina who Jesus appeared to.

Jesus also said that the souls that go to confession and receive Holy Communion that day would receive complete remission of all their sins and all punishment.

He wanted us to say a chaplet of Divine Mercy as a Novena from Good Friday to Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter. In this, you have to say one Our Father, One Hail Mary, One Creed and then the following prayer as five decades:

Eternal Father I offer to You the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Your dearly beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and the whole world (to be said on the Our Father beads, once). On the Hail Mary beads, (ten times)

For the sake of His sorrowful Passion have mercy on us and the whole world.

To finish off, you have to say the following prayer: Holy GOD, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and the whole world.

This is a very strongly recommended devotion and it can be said at any time and is especially useful as a prayer for the dying.

REMEMBER, GOD's love and Mercy is much greater than our own sinfulness.

Jesus is crucified

The 3 O'Clock prayer

Jesus recommends this prayer at 3 O'Clock, the time of His death and the Stations of the Cross at this hour for poor souls who are about to die and are in danger of Hell.
You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls and an ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us. O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fount of mercy for us, I trust in You.


Divine Mercy

This image is the heart of the devotion in which Jesus points to His wounded Heart pierced on the cross for our salvation and show rays of light which issue from it.

The red symbolise the blood which give life to the soul and the white symbolise the water which purifies the soul.

At the bottom are the words, JESUS I TRUST IN YOU

Palm Sunday

ABOVE AND BELOW ARE SOME PICTURES FROM HOLY WEEK by Mr Tom McGuinness who I would like to thank for the use of his pictures

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

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