Friday, April 02, 2010

Sharing My Faith

I'd like to share a religious tradition with you. For Catholics, Good Friday marks the first day of the Divine Mercy Novena which concludes with the celebration of Mass next Sunday. This chaplet comes from the visions and diary of St. Faustina, a Polish nun. It is really beautiful. Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet is an opportunity to meditate on God's mercy and stretch the forgiveness muscles. (What I mean is that in praying this chaplet God gives us the grace to grow more merciful towards other people.) Click here to learn about the Divine Mercy Chaplet.

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rhymeswithplague said...

Fascinating! St. Faustina's chaplet seems almost downright Protestant. Not a single mention of Mary, although the site is sponsored by the Marians.

I don't mean this in a critical way at all. I am awed!

Loren Christie said...

Happy Easter Mr. Brague :) Thank you for commenting.

Putz said...

has this tradition anything to do with our world wide conferance in the lds church this easter, today and tommorrow season??????now don't get huffy, i am teasing you agian, and again, and again

Loren Christie said...

Happy Easter Mr. Putz to you and the whole Putz clan. :)

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