Divine Mercy Sunday 2023

Listen closely, dear friend, for this is no mere coincidence. You have been led to this page for a reason – a divine purpose. So please share a time to read, at least this page, because you were not directed to this site for no reason.

Despite your weaknesses and so many shortcomings, you are a blessed soul, chosen by God Himself to experience the boundless love and limitless mercy that only He can offer.

Soften your heart so you will feel and understand that beyond all the difficulties, worries, and problems in your life, God was, God is still, and God will always be by your side. Give your heart a chance to feel the presence of God.

This is not a small matter but a calling – a call to explore the depths of your faith and discover the true meaning of your existence. Do not take this lightly, for the rewards that await you are beyond measure.

Trust in the mercy of Jesus, and allow Him to guide you on this journey.

The grace that will be bestowed upon you will be nothing short of miraculous. So, take heart and be emboldened, for you are meant for greatness. You are meant to know and experience the infinite love of God.

This is your calling – embrace it with all your heart, and see what wonders await you.

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Divine Mercy

“Do whatever is within your power to spread devotion to My mercy. I will make up for what you lack.” (Diary 1074)

I desire to grant unimaginable graces to those souls who trust in My mercy.” (Diary, 687)

Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Dear Heavenly Father, we approach You with heavy hearts as we consider the ongoing war in Ukraine. We implore You to bestow Your divine grace of resonant peace and binding unity upon all Your children in Russia, Ukraine, and other countries entangled in this conflict.

We recognize that this war is not the choice of friendly and peace-loving citizens of Russia and Ukraine but rather the decision of a few in power and position. The innocent children of Yours in Russia and Ukraine are the ones who suffer the most from this self-serving decision to go to war, enduring separation from their loved ones, the loss of family members, displacement from their homes, constant fear, fighting for survival, becoming refugees, and protecting their younger family members amidst hunger and helplessness, among other things.

We implore Your Mercy, O God, and ask that You do not punish those accountable for this war but instead forgive them and transform them into solid instruments of peace and solidarity. May they end the war immediately and bring relief and compensation to those who have suffered from the ravages of this conflict. May they also become champions of international laws and peacekeepers.

We pray that Your Holy Spirit will guide those in power and enable them to work toward a peaceful and expeditious resolution of this conflict.

We humbly request that You extend Your limitless love and infinite compassion to all those affected by the war, particularly the innocent children, women, and civilians who are caught in the middle of it.

These individuals are living in a state of constant fear and enduring sleepless nights and traumatic days, and they desperately need Your Divine Mercy and love. We beseech You to calm their restless hearts, alleviate their anxiety, instill in them a sense of hope, make them aware of Your fatherly protection, allow them to experience Your merciful intervention, and grant them a peace that surpasses all understanding.

They are suffering greatly due to the ongoing violence and chaos, experiencing unrelenting fear, anxiety, and panic as they hear the sounds of war around them, such as gunfire, explosions, shouting soldiers, sirens, alarms, destruction of nearby buildings, whizzing or buzzing sounds of projectiles, yells, or screams of injured people, incoming aircraft, military engines, and falling debris. This war is causing them to lose sleep, suffer through traumatic days, and live in constant fear.

Innocent Russians living near the border are also experiencing similar hardships.

We humbly request Your Divine Mercy to be showered upon all children, who are often the most vulnerable during times of conflict. We ask that You shield them from any possible harm and provide them with love and care they need to feel secure and protected. Many children have been separated from their families and forced to flee their homes. At such a young age, they are experiencing fear, anxiety, and panic, with their bodies shaking and sweating and their hearts racing every time they hear gunfire, explosions, soldiers yelling, emergency sirens or alarms, destruction of nearby buildings, the sound of flying projectiles, the cries or shouts of injured individuals, the approach of aircraft or military vehicles, and the falling debris caused by the war. We pray that they may have the opportunity to grow and live in peace, grateful for Your saving intervention and Your grace of hope, protection, and peace so that they, too, may praise and glorify You. May they become living testimonies of Your power and might, proclaiming Your love and Mercy throughout the world.

We humbly request Your Divine Mercy for all women, particularly mothers who are in the midst of war, struggling to safeguard their babies and young ones while also providing them with food. They are the caretakers and defenders of their families, and we ask that You grant them the necessary strength to persevere through their difficulties. May they come to know You better so that they can give hope to their children who are traumatized, anxious, and unable to sleep. We implore You to embrace them with Your loving arms, providing them with comfort, protection, and peace in the midst of their fear and uncertainty.

We also pray for all military personnel on both sides who are involved in the conflict. These soldiers are also Your children, with their own families, dreams, and loved ones. When they are summoned to the front line during a nuclear war, they have few options but to obey their government’s orders and fight for their survival. However, every soldier’s death represents a loss for a child, a spouse, or a family. May they be reunited with their families and loved ones, defending the peace that You desire rather than serving the interests of a few in power who desire war. We ask that You help them recognize the value of human life and treat those they encounter with compassion and Mercy. Please give them the courage to denounce violence and war.

Merciful Father, we also ask for Your Mercy on prisoners of war, including both soldiers and civilians. These individuals are also Your children and maybe fathers, husbands, sons, or daughters. Prisoners of war are victims of the selfish desires of a few in power who have sent them to the front lines. No one wants to be in a fight, risking their own life.

We pray for the departed souls of those who lost their lives in the conflict, and we hope they find peace and solace in your affectionate and merciful embrace. We also ask you to comfort their families and loved ones during this difficult time and assist them in finding hope and solace amidst their grief. Moreover, we implore you to reject the idea of revenge and inspire forgiveness instead.

Lord, we implore you to interfere and bring an end to this conflict. We pray that you soften the hearts of all the individuals engaged in this fighting, especially those in power, and enable them to understand the futility of war. We earnestly request that you bring about a peaceful resolution to this conflict and help all parties to strive for reconciliation and healing.

We pray for everyone involved in the conflict, including those who have carried out acts of aggression and violence, to have a change of heart. May they comprehend the importance of human life and the significance of seeking peaceful resolutions. We also ask for your divine protection and wisdom for peacekeepers and other peacemakers as they work towards ending the conflict.

We beseech you to open the eyes and hearts of everyone involved, so they can realize that they are not Russians or Ukrainians but rather brothers and sisters in Christ. May your love and Mercy prevail, and may there be peace in Ukraine and throughout the world.

Merciful Father, loving, almighty, and ever-living God, we beseech you to hear our prayer and let it ascend to the heavens like a fragrant offering. We are all sinners, and we have nothing to offer other than the extreme agony that Jesus has lovingly suffered and endured to save us. Merciful Father, please forgive us. Through Your Merciful Son, Jesus Christ, we beg you to grant this prayer.

We implore you to extend your gracious hand to all nations, that they may be your instrument of peace in a world so often marked by strife and discord.
May all Your Nations seek negotiations rather than war and strive for peaceful and diplomatic resolutions to their conflicts. May they honor and respect the rights of each other, recognizing the inherent dignity of every human person.

In your infinite love and Mercy, we offer this prayer through the sorrowful and extremely painful agony and sacrifice of Jesus on the Holy Cross. Through his passion, we beg for your Divine Mercy to pour forth upon our world, granting us lasting peace and harmony.

May all your children on earth live in the spirit of love for one another, practicing forgiveness and adoration of your boundless Mercy, Fatherly love, and godly might. With humble hearts, we offer this prayer, confident that you will hear us and grant our petitions in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Miracle Prayer

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3 O’clock Prayer

The 3 o’clock Prayer is a powerful prayer to be prayed at the sacred hour – 3:00 p.m. As revealed in the Diary of St. Faustina, Jesus promises to grant any request made in virtue of His Passion during this hour, refusing nothing to the soul that approaches Him with faith and trust. This is a time to connect with Jesus in a profound way and to ask for His mercy and grace, not only for ourselves but also for others. Through the 3 o’clock prayer, we can obtain everything that we need and experience the transformative power of His love in our lives. Let us make it a habit to pause at 3 p.m. each day and enter into the mystery of the Divine Mercy, confident in the knowledge that Jesus is waiting to pour out His blessings upon us.

Divine Mercy Chaplet

The Divine Mercy Chaplet is a powerful and effective prayer that can transform our lives and bring us closer to the love and mercy of Jesus. As revealed in the Diary of St. Faustina, Jesus promised that those who pray the chaplet will be able to obtain everything they ask for, as long as it is compatible with His will. This is an incredible promise that gives us confidence and hope in the power of prayer. Moreover, the souls that say the chaplet will be embraced by His mercy during their lifetime and especially at the hour of their death. This is a tremendous comfort and a source of hope for anyone who is seeking to draw closer to Jesus and experience His love and mercy. Through the Chaplet, we can entrust ourselves and our loved ones to Jesus’ care and invite His grace into our lives. Let us say the Chaplet with faith and devotion, confident that Jesus is listening and responding to our prayers, and let us make it a regular part of our prayer life and experience the blessings that flow from the mercy of our Lord and Savior.

Divine Mercy Novena

The Divine Mercy Novena is a powerful nine-day devotion that allows us to draw closer to Jesus and receive His abundant graces. Through this novena, Jesus promises to grant every possible grace to souls who devote themselves to this prayer for nine consecutive days. The Diary of St. Fustina reveals that during these nine days, Jesus desires that souls draw strength and refreshment from the fountain of His mercy, especially in times of hardship and even at the hour of death. This is a beautiful opportunity to bring our intentions and those of others to the fountain of His mercy, where we can draw strength, refreshment, and whatever grace we need to face the challenges of life. The Divine Mercy Novena is a beautiful expression of faith and devotion, and by committing to this prayer, we can experience the transformative power of Jesus’ love and mercy in our lives. Let us turn to Jesus with trust and confidence as we pray this powerful novena, and may we be transformed by His grace and mercy in every aspect of our lives.

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday, also known as the Feast of Divine Mercy, is a day of great significance and promise for Christians worldwide. It is a day of extraordinary graces and forgiveness, celebrating the infinite and boundless mercy of God towards humanity. According to the Diary of St. Faustina, Jesus promised that on this day, the very depths of His tender mercy are open, pouring out an entire ocean of graces upon those who approach the Fount of His Mercy. By going to Confession and receiving Holy Communion, one can obtain complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. The promise of complete forgiveness of sins and punishment for those who receive Holy Communion and go to Confession on that day, as revealed in the Diary of St. Faustina, highlights the immense generosity of God towards us. On this day, all the divine floodgates through which graces flow are opened, inviting all souls to draw near to Him, no matter how great their sins may be. This day serves as a reminder that no one is beyond redemption and that God’s mercy knows no bounds. Divine Mercy Sunday is an invitation to receive God’s abundant mercy and love and a reminder of the power of His forgiveness and redemption.

Divine Mercy Devotion

The Divine Mercy Devotion offers a powerful message of hope and grace to those seeking comfort in the midst of life’s challenges. Through the Divine Mercy devotion, people can find hope, healing, and peace and draw closer to the Divine Mercy, which offers infinite love and mercy to all. The devotion offers new channels for the outpouring of grace to mankind. Through St. Faustina, the Merciful Savior revealed the said channels to be the Image of The Divine Mercy, the Feast of Mercy (Divine Mercy Sunday), the Divine Mercy Chaplet, the Divine Mercy Novena, and the Hour of Great Mercy, where 3 o’clock Prayer is recited. By spreading devotion to His mercy, believers are promised protection and comfort throughout their lives and the assurance that in their final hour, Jesus will be a Merciful Savior for them rather than a just Judge. The Divine Mercy Devotion is a beacon of light for those seeking solace in the face of adversity, offering a message of love, forgiveness, and salvation to all who seek it.

Divine Mercy Image

The Divine Mercy Image is a powerful reminder of God’s endless mercy and love, as well as the graces and blessings promised by Jesus in relation to the Divine Mercy Devotion.
According to the Diary of St. Faustina, Jesus Himself requested that the image be painted with the inscription “Jesus, I trust in You.” This image, which depicts Jesus with rays of red and white emanating from his heart, has become a symbol of hope, forgiveness, and compassion for millions of people. It has since become a source of comfort and hopes for countless individuals around the world, who look to it as a reminder of God’s unfathomable mercy and grace. Through the Divine Mercy Image, believers are reminded of God’s unending compassion and are encouraged to trust in His boundless love.

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Remember, you are not here by chance or accident. You are here because you have a purpose, and that purpose is to help deliver the good news. So don’t wait any longer. God is waiting for you, and the Father loves you. Together, we can make a difference in the world and bring hope to those who need it most.

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Divine Mercy Novena

But God Did Hear and Listened to My Voice in Prayer

Psalm 66:19-20 is a powerful reminder of the importance of faith and trust in God. These verses tell us that God hears our prayers and responds with love and mercy. As we read these words, we are reminded that we can turn to God in times of trouble and trust that He...

Divine Mercy Message

Ask for His Mercy

In the midst of our heavy and repetitive sins, it can be easy to feel unworthy of approaching Jesus and asking for His mercy. However, we must remember that His mercy is boundless and unconditional. No matter how intense our sins may be or how habitual our sins have become, we are invited to draw closer to Jesus and seek His forgiveness. His love and mercy for us are so immense that it surpasses all understanding, and He desires nothing more than to pour out His grace upon us. By approaching the fountain of His mercy, we open ourselves up to an ocean of blessings that only He can provide. Let us not hesitate to come to Him with humility and trust, for He will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request in virtue of His Passion. May we all be transformed by His mercy and experience the peace and joy that come from being in His loving embrace.

Completely Trust in His Mercy

When we put all of our faith in Jesus’ mercy, we give ourselves over to the endless blessings that only He can give. In other words, we leave it to Jesus whatever plans we have, whatever problems we are facing, and whatever challenges are coming our way. He longs to pour out His grace upon us and desires nothing more than to grant unimaginable blessings to those who place their trust in Him. It is through trust that the vessel of His mercy is filled, and the more we trust, the more we will receive. We must remember that Jesus’ mercy is always available to us and is willingly offered to us. When we surrender our fears and insecurities to Him and place our complete trust in His loving embrace, He will lavish us with His grace and transform our lives in ways we never thought possible. Trust is the key that unlocks the door to His mercy, and we must be willing to surrender ourselves completely to His will. By putting our faith in Him, we open ourselves up to a world of possibilities and allow Him to work in us in ways that we cannot even imagine. Let us place our trust in Him today and every day, and allow His mercy to fill us with peace, joy, and love.

Be Merciful to Others

Performing works of Mercy is a beautiful expression of our love for Jesus and our commitment to living out His teachings. As followers of Jesus, we are called to perform works of Mercy as an expression of our love for Him. Yes, we are called to show Mercy to our neighbors always and everywhere, whether it be through deeds, words, or prayer. Each of these ways contains the fullness of Mercy and is a testament to our love for Him. It is important to remember that we do not need material resources to carry out acts of Mercy. Even if we do not have material means with which to carry out an act of Mercy, we can still practice spiritual Mercy, which is much more meritorious. It is through these acts of Mercy that we show our love for Jesus and demonstrates our commitment to living a life that is centered on compassion and kindness toward others. By performing deeds of Mercy, we can bring hope and healing to those who are in need and make a difference in the world around us. Let us not forget that by failing to show Mercy to others, we run the risk of not receiving the Mercy of Jesus on the day of judgment. May we all strive to show Mercy in our daily lives and be a reflection of God’s love for those around us. Let us embrace the opportunity to show Mercy in all its forms and let our love for Jesus shine through our actions. By doing this, we will be blessed with His endless love and Mercy, and our lives will be full of His love.

Divine Mercy is an unfathomable ocean of Mercy that is available to all of us. It is an infinite and boundless gift that is available to everyone, no matter how great their sins may be.

It doesn’t matter how grave and gross our sins may be; we are invited to come closer to Jesus and seek His forgiveness. Jesus’ message of Divine Mercy is threefold: ask for His Mercy, trust in Him completely, and be merciful to others.

The first message of Divine Mercy is to ask for His Mercy. We may feel unworthy of approaching Jesus with our grave sins and gross failures, but we must remember that His love and Mercy for us are boundless and unconditional. No matter how intense our sins may be or how habitual they have become, we are invited to draw closer to Jesus and seek His forgiveness. By doing so, we open ourselves up to an ocean of blessings that only He can provide. Let us not hesitate to approach Him with humility and trust, for He will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request in virtue of His Passion.

The second message of Divine Mercy is that we must trust completely in His Mercy. When we surrender ourselves to Him and place our complete trust in His loving embrace, He will lavish us with His grace and transform our lives in unimaginable ways. He longs to pour out His grace upon us and desires nothing more than to grant unimaginable blessings to those who place their trust in Him. Trust is the key that unlocks the door to His Mercy, and we must be willing to surrender ourselves completely to His will. By putting our faith in Him, we allow Him to work in us in ways that we cannot even imagine.

The third message of Divine Mercy is to be merciful to others. As followers of Jesus, we are called to perform acts of Mercy as an expression of our love for Him. We can show Mercy to our neighbors always and everywhere, whether it be through deeds, words, or prayer. It is important to remember that we do not need material resources to carry out acts of Mercy. Even if we do not have material means with which to carry out an act of Mercy, we can still practice spiritual Mercy, which is much more meritorious. By performing deeds of Mercy, we can bring hope and healing to those who are in need and make a difference in the world around us. Let us not forget that by failing to show Mercy to others, we run the risk of not receiving the Mercy of Jesus on the day of judgment.

By embracing these messages, we can transform our lives and become the loving, compassionate, and kind individuals that Jesus calls us to be. The Devotion to the Divine Mercy is a call to approach Jesus with humility and trust, to completely surrender ourselves to His will, and to show compassion and kindness to those around us. By doing so, we will be blessed with His endless love and Mercy, and our lives will be transformed in ways that we never thought possible. Let us embrace the three messages of Divine Mercy and become a reflection of God’s love for those around us.

So, let us approach the fountain of His Mercy with humility and trust, surrender ourselves completely to His will, and perform acts of Mercy as an expression of our love for Him. Let us show Mercy to our neighbors always and everywhere, whether it be through deeds, words, or prayer.
By performing deeds of Mercy, we can bring hope and healing to those who are in need and make a difference in the world around us. Let us embrace the opportunity to show Mercy in all its forms and let our love for Jesus shine through our actions.

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The creation of this site was deeply rooted in our humble desire to help in spreading the devotion to the Divine Mercy. This mission was inspired by the words of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, as conveyed through Saint Faustina’s Diary (1074): “Do whatever is within your power to spread devotion to My mercy….” It is our earnest desire to share the essence of this treasure trove with our readers and inspire them to deepen their devotion to Divine Mercy.

It is important to note that the excerpts from the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska mentioned and quoted in this site belong to the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. Their tireless efforts to promote the Devotion to Divine Mercy serve as a beacon of hope and guidance for those seeking to learn more about this holy devotion. And being one of the most authoritative and trustworthy sources of information about the Divine Mercy Devotion, coupled with our pure desire to provide only the accurate, non-misleading, and approved version of select contents of the Diary of Saint Faustina, we are deeply inspired to quote some diary excerpts that they exclusively own.

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We would like to humbly note that this site only offers a limited glimpse into this holy devotion. While we hope that this site has kindled a spark of curiosity and devotion within your heart, we must acknowledge that this humble effort is not a comprehensive resource about Divine Mercy Devotion. There are so many inspiring things to learn about the Divine Mercy Devotion.

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Personal copies of these holy books are faithful and steadfast companions on life’s journey, providing solace, guidance, and inspiration whenever we may need it most. So let us not delay in obtaining these precious resources, and let us carry the message of Divine Mercy with us always as a beacon of hope and a testament to our unwavering faith.

It is our earnest desire that this site serves as a catalyst for deepening your faith and strengthening your relationship with our merciful Lord.

May the blessings of Divine Mercy be showered upon you abundantly. And through you, may the message of Divine Mercy continue to spread and flourish throughout the world, bringing hope and healing to all who seek it.

    ATTRIBUTIONS

    • Diary 687: The History of the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy | The Divine Mercy. https://www.thedivinemercy.org/message/devotions/chaplet-history

    • Diary 1074: Are We to Respond to God’s Mercy? https://www.thedivinemercy.org/articles/how-are-we-respond-gods-mercy