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Retreats on Divine Mercy in De Aar Diocese

Retreats on Divine Mercy in De Aar Diocese

Pope Francis announcing the Holy Year of Mercy has encouraged us to take time to reflect on this “greatest attribute” of God. It shall not be one time event. “We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity, and peace. Our salvation depends on it.” – says Holy Father.

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Works of Mercy

We shall be practicing the Works of Mercy all the time, and especially during this Holy Year of Mercy. They are given below, just to remind what shall we do.

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Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee

Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee

 

Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him.

Show us your face and we will be saved.

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Gebed van Pous Francis vir die Jubeljaar

Gebed van Pous Francis vir die Jubeljaar van Barmhartigheid

 

Here Jesus Christus, u het ons geleer om soos die hemelse Vader barmhartig te wees en het vir ons gesê dat die wat U sien, Hom sien.

Wys ons U aangesig en ons sal gered wees.

 

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History of Divine Mercy Image

History of Divine Mercy Image

Jesus mercySaint Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrament was canonized as the very first saint of the 3rd millennium by Pope John Paul II in Rome on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 30th, 2000.

Saint Faustina was called to sanctity at a very early age and entered religious life with the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland in 1925. On Sunday, February 22, 1931, Jesus appeared to her with bright rays of light emanating from His heart. He said to her “Paint an image according to the pattern you see, with the signature: Jesus, I trust in You! I desire that this image be venerated… in your chapel, and... throughout the world” (47).

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