Message from Fr. Mario …
Jesus, I trust in You! Jezu ufam Tobie!
Dear Marian Helpers and Divine Mercy Worshippers,
We are living, The Great Novena, as a special time of preparation to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the Gospel in the Philippines. Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines invites us to focus, during the year 2019, on the Youth in the Church. Holy Father Pope Francis, meeting recently many delegates from whole World in Panama during WYD 2019, appointed Mary Mother of God, a young woman at the moment of the Annunciation (Lk 1,38), as example of faith and courage in taking responsibility for the present Church and the World. During Philippine Apostolic Congress on Mercy (PACOM4: January 24-26, in San Juan City, Metro Manila), many initiatives were taken to invite Young People to know the Divine Mercy Message and to spread It in Communion with the Young.
During one of His Apparitions, Jesus said to Saint Faustina Kowalska: “My daughter, tell the whole world about My inconceivable mercy. I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners. On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open. I pour out a whole ocean of graces upon those souls who approach the fount of My mercy. (…) (Diary,699)
Saint Faustina encourages us to pray on Sixth day of Novena:” Today bring to Me the meek and humble souls and the souls of little children and immerse them in My mercy. These souls most closely resemble My Heart. They strengthened Me during My bitter agony. I saw them as earthly Angels, who will keep vigil at My altars. I pour out upon them whole torrents of grace. I favor humble souls with My confidence.” (Diary,1220)
Divine Mercy Sunday, which we will celebrate on April 28, 2019 is a special feast for all Marian Fathers and Marian Helpers. We want to prepare for this feast with a novena. For nine days beginning with Good Friday on April 19, 2019 our Marian communities and Marian Helpers in the Philippines and throughout the World will pray a novena to Divine Mercy for the Church and the whole World. You can also send us your own intentions and support spiritually and materially our novena. Please invite also your family members and friends, specially the Youth. In this way, this novena will obtain many graces for you and for the whole world.
To send intentions use field : Prayer request (click here)
To pray novena, click on: https://www.thedivinemercy.org/message/devotions/novena.php