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This is the book that sparked The Divine Mercy devotion one of the fastest growing movements in the Catholic Church today. Diary is a dramatic telling of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska?'s amazing encounter with The Divine Mercy our Lord Jesus Christ. On Mercy Sunday 2006, Pope Benedict XVI said, The mystery of the merciful love of God was the center of the pontificate of myvenerable predecessor Pope John Paul II] evidencing that the devotion to Divine Mercy is not a secondary but an integral dimension of a Christian?'s faith and prayer. Diary chronicles God?'s message given through St. Faustina to the world to turn to His mercy. In it, we are reminded to trust in the Divine Mercy of Jesus and seek His forgiveness. And as Christ is merciful, so, too, are we instructed to be merciful to others.The message of Divine Mercy has become an integral part of Catholic faith, including the celebration of the Feast of Divine Mercy on the Sunday after Easter as Jesus had requested of St.Faustina. Diary is truly a book that inspires people to turn with trust to Jesus and guides the reader through an intimate journey of prayer and devotion that ultimately leads to God?'s mercy. Includes24-page photo section. (Sizes: Hardcover/Trade Paper: 5.5 x 8 & Mass Market: 4.5 x 7).
These words of Jesus are found in the Diary of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska, an amazing narrative that chronicles the experiences of a young, simple, Polish nun who received mystical messages from Our Lord Jesus Christ. It became her mission to share these messages of mercy, love, and hope with the world. With more than 750,000 copies sold worldwide, this is the book that birthed the Divine Mercy devotion. This message of Divine Mercy is still being spread throughout the world. Though she died in obscurity in 1938, St. Faustina is now hailed by Pope John Paul II as "the great apostle of Divine Mercy in our time." On April 30, 2000, the Pope canonized her as St. Faustina, saying that the message of Divine Mercy she shared is urgently needed at the dawn of the new millennium. In the Diary, this woman's childlike trust, simplicity, and intimacy with Jesus will stir your heart and soul. Her spiritual insights will surprise and reward you. "Only love has meaning," she writes. "It raises up our smallest actions into infinity."
In the Diary, this woman's childlike trust, simplicity, and initmacy will Jesus will stir your heart and soul.
This is the book that sparked the Divine Mercy movement, one of the fastest growing movements in the Catholic Church. Chronicling Sr. Fausina's great experience of Divine Mercy in her soul and her mission to share that mercy with the world, this amazing narrative will stir readers' hearts and souls as it shares the experience of a simple Polish nun. Marian Press
Includes bibliographical references and index.