Divine Mercy Novena Day 5

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF THOSE WHO HAVE SEPARATED THEMSELVES FROM MY CHURCH, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. During My bitter Passion they tore at My Body and[…]

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Monday of Easter Week

The Octave of Easter, or the eight days between Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday, are marked by reflecting on the different accounts of the Resurrection. I debated between reflecting on Peter’s Speech after Pentecost, the first readings for the week, or the Gospel accounts of the Resurrection and chose the[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 4

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THOSE WHO DO NOT BELIEVE IN GOD AND THOSE WHO DO NOT YET KNOW ME. I was thinking also of them during My bitter Passion, and their future zeal comforted[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 3

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “Today bring to Me ALL DEVOUT AND FAITHFUL SOULS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. The souls brought Me consolation on the Way of the Cross. They were that drop of[…]

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Reflection for Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday is one of the oddest days to understand spiritually. How am I supposed to feel? Jesus is dead, but my life continues. I know that Jesus will rise from the dead, so what I am supposed to do today? These questions are part of the conundrum that anyone[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 2

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channels[…]

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Good Friday

The day the world stopped. Given the situation we are in, it does feel like to world has stopped. Not necessarily on or for Good Friday, but in general has stopped. I want to take this opportunity to reflect with you on the strangeness of Good Friday and garner the[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 1

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of[…]

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Prayer for 4/9

Lord, our God, as we begin this journey to follow your Son through his passion, death and Resurrection, may you open our hearts to ponder the mystery of your love for us, may you open our minds to ponder the deeper mysteries of these saving events, may you open our[…]

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Wednesday of Holy Week

We all feel like we should trust the Lord, and know that its important to trust him. My guess is that a vast majority of us hope that we will simply begin to trust him someday. Like we wake up one morning with an incredible grace that we completely trust[…]

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