3 Apr 2016

Divine Mercy Sunday in Rome during the Year of Mercy

In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has lead the celebrations of Divine Mercy Sunday which is held on the second Sunday of Easter.

Vatican Radio - Pope at Divine Mercy Mass: Be Apostles of mercy
Pope Francis presided over Mass in St Peter’s Square on Sunday for the Feast of Divine Mercy, and encouraged the faithful to be “apostles of mercy” toward those in need. “We are all called to become living writers of the Gospel, heralds of the Good News to all men and women today,” the Pope told the crowds during his homily. “We do this by practicing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, which are the hallmarks of the Christian life. - Continue reading at Vatican Radio link. 

Vatican Radio - Pope Francis leads prayer vigil for Divine Mercy
Pope Francis on Saturday lead a prayer vigil for Divine Mercy, in which he spoke of the many faces of the mercy of God. The prayer vigil took place on the eve of Divine Mercy Sunday and coincided with the 11th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s death. Continue reading at the Vatican Radio link.

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OSV - Saint John Paul II’s Ways of Divine Mercy

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