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In India, the „Diary” of St. Faustina translated into Telugu. The author of the translation is Father Vijaya Amrutha Raj Suripogula, MSWC. In the Diary Sister Faustina described her spiritual life, which was exceptionally profound, culminating in union with God in mystical marriage with Jesus. She wrote how deeply she came to know the mystery of the Divine Mercy and how she contemplated it in her daily life. She also wrote about her struggle against the weakness of human nature and the difficulties she came up against in carrying out her prophetic mission. Above all, the Diary contains the message of God’s merciful love for humankind, which Sister Faustina was required to pass on to the Church and the world. This makes her Diary a special work, as the Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, said, “the gospel of mercy written from the 20th-century perspective.”

It can also be found on the website of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy and in our Faustyna.pl mobile app for Android and iOS. The full text of the Diary is additionally available in Polish, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Slovak and Russian. The Polish-language site also features a concordance, which allows you to quickly search for excerpts of the book.

Wymaluj obraz (Paint Me an Image) is the title of a film about one of the most renowned icons of the Church – the Divine Mercy Image. It has reached the furthest corners of the world on all continents, and is the record of a vision St. Faustina had in the Plock Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy convent on 22 February 1931, as she was called by Jesus to paint an image according to her vision. The film shows the story of looking for painters who could make the mystical experience of Sister Faustina come to life, from the first attempt by the Vilnius artist Eugeniusz Kazimirowski to the most well-known painting made in 1944 by Adilf Hyła in Krakow, which embodied the words of Jesus:  I desire that this image be venerated, first in your chapel, and [then] throughout the world.

The film was directed by Bogusława Stanowska-Cichoń and will be broadcast by:

TVP 3

– 14 August at 11 am

– 15 August at 7.28 pm
– 20 August at 7.30 pm

TVP Historia 2

 – 17 August at 7.15pm
– 18 August at 8.30 pm

TVP Historia

–  17 August at 7.15 pm
– 18 August at 8.30 am

Such is the title of the 11th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: “On the cross, the fount of My mercy was opened up wide by the spear, for each and every soul – I have not excluded any of them” (Diary, 1182). Saint Faustina responds. “O Jesus, Your goodness surpasses all comprehension, and none shall ever exhaust Your mercy. Perdition is for the soul that wishes to perish; for them that want to be saved there is an inexhaustible sea of the Lord’s mercy” (Diary, 631).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

August 17th is the 20th anniversary of the entrustment of the world to Divine Mercy by Pope John Paul II during his last pilgrimage to Poland at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki. After the consecration of the basilica, the Holy Father uttered words in which he entrusted the fate of the world and every human being to God, the Father rich in Mercy. These words became a daily prayer not only for the sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy and the pilgrims coming to the Łagiewniki Shrine, but also to millions of people in the world.

God, Father of Mercy,
Who revealed Your love in your Son, Jesus Christ,
And poured it upon us in the Holy Spirit the Comforter,
today we entrust to you the fate of the world and every human being.
Look upon over us sinners,
heal our weakness,
overcome all the evil,
let all the inhabitants of the Earth experience Your Mercy,
In You, the Triune God,
we have always found a source of hope.
God, Father of Mercy,
for your painful torment and the Resurrection of Your Son
have mercy on us and on the whole world.

On August 14, Divine Mercy devotees will arrive at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki as part of the Ninth National Pilgrimage, organized on the anniversary of the consecration of the Divine Mercy Basilica and the entrustment of the world to Divine Mercy by St. John Paul II. Holy Mass at the Shrine will be celebrated at: 7.30 am, 8.30 am, and 7 pm (the Chapel of the grace-famous Divine Mercy Image and the tomb of St. Faustina) as well as 8 am, 10 am, 12.30 pm, 1.45 pm, 3.20 pm i 6 pm (the Basilica). The 10 am service will be presided over by Marek Jędraszewski, Metropolitan Archbishop of Krakow, and will be attended by representatives of Divine Mercy Shrines from around the world and Divine Mercy parishes from all over Poland. During this Mass, the following Bells of Hope will be blessed: for the Divine Mercy Shrine in Vinnitsa in the Kamenets-Podol diocese of Ukraine as a gift from our Shrine to that community; and for the Church of Divine Mercy in Lower Chittering, Western Australia as a gift from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Keysborough (broadcast by TVP 1). After the 3.20 pm Mass, the Basilica will host a concert titled Confido performed by the Musica Ex Anima Choir and the Symphony Orchestra of the Divine Mercy Shrine. Various works of mercy will be presented in tents set up on the square in front of the Basilica. Film screenings will also take place during the pilgrimage. For more information, visit the Shrine’s rectorate website: www.milosierdzie.pl

On Saturday, August 13 of this year, at the convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, the 60th anniversary of the religious profession of Sr. M. Danuta will be celebrated, the gold jubilee of the religious profession of Sr. M. Reginetta and the silver anniversary of the religious profession of Sr. M. Bogumiła. At 11:00 a.m. in the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, a solemn Holy Mass will be celebrated with the renewal of the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience by the Jubilarians, whose outer sign is a silver ring with the engraved name of Jesus. Sisters from other convents of the Congregation, Family, as well as persons entrusted with apostolic work will join the celebration praying in of thanksgiving for the gift of the Jubilarians  and for their intentions.

Such is the title of the 10th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „Remember My Passion, and if you cannot believe My words, then at least believe My wounds” (Diary, 379). Saint Faustina responds. „How much God had suffered and how great a love He had shown for us, and still we don’t believe that He loves us so much. How will He convince us of His love, if even His death cannot convince us?” (Diary, 319).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

Such is the title of the 9th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „I have opened up My Heart, the living fount of mercy, let every soul draw life from it; let them approach that sea of mercy with great trust” (Diary, 1520). Saint Faustina responds. „When You were dying on the cross, at that moment You bestowed eternal life on us; when You suffered Your most holy side to be pierced open, You opened up an inexhaustible source of mercy for us; You gave us the most precious things You had, blood and water from Your Heart” (Diary, 1747).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

On July 27, a novena before the feast of the Patron of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, which falls on August 5, will start. During the novena, the Chaplet of Our Lady of Mercy is sung or recited. In this prayer we ask Mary to defend us from our enemies, accept us at the hour of death and beg for the Mercy of her Son for us. In the chapel of the miracle-famous image of Merciful Jesus and the tomb of St. Faustina, the novena is celebrated on weekdays at 7 pm, while on Sundays at 6:30 pm. The words of the Chaplet of Our Lady of Mercy.

On August 5, the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of the Snows, the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy celebrates its patronal feast, honoring its Patroness – the Mother of Mercy Incarnate. On this day, the election of Mary as the heavenly Superior General of the Congregation has been traditionally renewed since in 1937, in the form of a special, ceremonial prayer. Saint Faustina wrote in her Diary: I saw the Virgin Mary and She said to me, Oh, how very pleased I am with the homage of your love!  And at that moment She covered all the sisters of the Congregation with Her mantle. With Her right hand, She clasped Mother General Michael to herself, and with Her left hand she did the so to me, while all the sisters were at Her feet, covered with Her mantle. Then the Mother of God said hen the Mother of God said, Everyone who perseveres zealously till death in My Congregation will be spared the fire of purgatory (Diary, 1244). This day is the anniversary of the dedication of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the oldest church in the West dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Pope Sixtus III, to celebrate the end of the stormy Council of Ephesus (431 AD), which declared the dogma of the divine motherhood of Mary (Theotokos), introduced the feast of the Mother of the Son of God, which was first celebrated in this particular basilica, and with time, successive Popes expanded it to the whole Church. Today, the liturgical calendar of the Church contains the memorial of Our Lady of the Snows, commemorating the miracle associated with the rise of the basilica, and this name is functioning in the minds of the faithful. Therefore, the first circumstance of the establishment of the feast of Mary as Mother of the Son of God – Mercy Incarnate, has been forgotten. For more information about Mary the Mother of Mercy, Her title, worship and iconography in the Church and Congregation, follow the link: Our Lady of Mercy.

On August 2th, in the convent of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, 2 postulants will receive new names and costumes of novices (black dress and a white veil) after a first, ten-month period of religious life. They will begin another two year’s term of novitiate, after which they will be able to make their first religious vows. The ceremony of investiture takes place within enclosure, but a Mass for the intention of the sisters who begin their novitiate will be celebrated in the chapel of the miracle-famous Divine Mercy image and the tomb of St. Faustina, at 3:30 pm.

On August 1st, it will be 97 years since Helena Kowalska, known throughout the world under her religious name of Sister Faustina, joined the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy. Despite explicit instructions from Jesus to go to Warsaw and enter a convent to begin monastic life, her way to start following her vocation was not easy. As she wrote in her Diary, she knocked on the doors of many convents, but she was accepted nowhere. It was only in the convent at ul. Żytnia in Warsaw that she received an approval to join, but not before she spends a year working as a maid to earn a modest dowry. Finally, on August 1st, 1925 she stepped over the threshold of the closure, and wrote in her Diary: I felt immensely happy; it seemed to me that I had stepped into the life of Paradise. A single prayer was bursting forth from my heart, one of thanksgiving (Diary, 17). She then spent 13 years in many convents of the Congregation, fulfilling simple duties, and at the same time leading a very deep spiritual life. The Lord sent St. Faustina to the world to remind people of the Biblical truth about the merciful love of God to each human being and call them to proclaim it with a new power of witness, deed, word and prayer.

Such is the title of the 8th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „O, how I treasure your soul. I have you inscribed on My hands, and you have impressed a deep wound in My Heart” (Diary, 1485). Saint Faustina responds. „Jesus, You underwent such terrible suffering Yourself, solely out of love of us. Your Father’s Justice would have been atoned for with just one sigh from You; therefore all that You suffered was the work solely of Your mercy and infinite love” (Diary, 1747).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

Le 24 juillet de cette année, l’introduction solennelle des reliques de Sainte Faustine aura lieu dans la paroisse de la Transfiguration du Seigneur avec le tableau de Notre-Dame des Grâces à Horbow, diocèse de Siedlce. Sœur Oliwia et Sœur Livia du couvent de Lagiewniki de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame de la Miséricorde participeront à la cérémonie pour partager avec les fidèles la mission et l’expérience spirituelle de Sainte Faustine.

The liturgical calendar includes compulsory commemoration of St. Mary Magdalene, who is the patroness of good change, on 22 of July. Since the beginning, this Saint is the patron of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy, especially of the girls and women in need of moral regeneration, the education of whom is the main task of the sisters. Images and statues of Mary Magdalene are found in many convents of the Congregation. In the convent chapel of the miracle-famous image of Merciful Jesus and the tomb of St. Faustina at the Shrine in Krakow-Lagiewniki, her the statue is located in the main altar which is dedicated to the patron saint of the Congregation – Our Lady of Mercy.

On July 22th, at the John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C., another Evening with Merciful Jesus will take place. Sisters from the Washington community of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy will host the event. This time, a conference will be delivered by Father John LoCoco, Vocation Director of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. After the speech, Adoration of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament will take place. At the end, the young meet to share refreshments. “Evenings with Merciful Jesus” are organized for young people who want to follow in the footsteps of St. Faustina and St. John Paul II to discover a new quality of life in friendship with Merciful Jesus.

From July 13 to 21, Sr. Konstancja and Sr. Cypriana from the convent of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy in Pastavy are organizing a Vacation with God for children from their parish. The children will participate in the Eucharist, conferences, trips to other churches, meetings, games and other fun activities. Vacation with God is organized for children of different age groups with the cooperation of the local parish priest, who is involved in this work from the pastoral side, as well as by educators and the youth themselves.

On July 10, the 20th “From Mercy to Mercy” Greater Poland’s Pilgrimage will depart from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Ostrów Wielkopolski for the capital of the Divine Mercy veneration in Krakow-Łagiewniki. The pilgrims will arrive on July 21. On the way, on July 16th they will be joined by more pilgrims from the Poznan Foot Pilgrimage to Jasna Góra, who will be extending their walking route beyond Czestochowa – to Krakow-Łagiewniki.  Spiritually, they will be joined by listeners of Radio Rodzina from the Diocese of Kalisz.

Such is the title of the 7th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „I understand you in all your woes and miseries. People will not understand your soul completely, because it’s beyond their ability; that’s why I have stayed on Earth to console your anguished heart and strengthen your soul, so that you should not founder on the way” (Diary, 1487). Saint Faustina responds. „Never-ending praise be to Your mercy, for having become brother not to angels but to men. All our trust is in You, true God and true Man” (Diary, 1584).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

A presentation of Saint Faustina’s “Diary” in Latvian was held in Riga. The author of the translation from Polish is Father Andris Ševels, MIC.. In the Diary Sister Faustina described her spiritual life, which was exceptionally profound, culminating in union with God in mystical marriage with Jesus. She wrote how deeply she came to know the mystery of the Divine Mercy and how she contemplated it in her daily life. She also wrote about her struggle against the weakness of human nature and the difficulties she came up against in carrying out her prophetic mission. Above all, the Diary contains the message of God’s merciful love for humankind, which Sister Faustina was required to pass on to the Church and the world. This makes her Diary a special work, as the Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, said, “the gospel of mercy written from the 20th-century perspective.”

It can also be found on the website of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy and in our Faustyna.pl mobile app for Android and iOS. The full text of the Diary is additionally available in Polish, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Slovak and Russian. The Polish-language site also features a concordance, which allows you to quickly search for excerpts of the book.

On july 15-17, an annual retreat for venerators of Divine Mercy will be held at the Center of Divine Mercy in Smižany, Slovakia. The retreat under the slogan „My peace I give you …” will be delivered by Fr. Artur Ciepielski and Sr. M. Antoniana Štullerová from the Košice community of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy.

On July 8, the 10th International Walking Pilgrimage will set off from Hidasnemeti (Hungary) across Slovakia to the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki. During the nine days, the pilgrims will make their way along a 275 km route through Kosice, Radatice, Pečowská Nová Ves, Plavnica, Piwniczna Zdrój, Gostwica, Tymbark and Brzączowice. The pilgrimage will reach Krakow on July 16. At 3 pm, prayer at the Hour of Mercy and Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be recited in the chapel of the convent before the miracle-famous image of Merciful Jesus and the tomb of St. Faustina.

July 16 is the 156th anniversary of the death of Mother Thérèse Rondeau, the founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in France (Laval), and co-founder of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland. She was born on October 6, 1793 in Laval, France. She was christened Theresa Agatha. Under the influence of her confessor, Fr. J. Chanon, S.J., Theresa undertook working with penitent women, that is to say women in need of deep moral renewal and willing to change their lives. In order to prepare better for this work, in 1818 she moved to Bordeaux, where Mother Teresa de Lamourous ran a house for penitent women, which was called “Mercy”. After a two-month stay, Theresa Rondeau made private vows and returned to Laval to become the foundress of a new work, independent from Bordeaux, and in time this became the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in France. Mother Teresa Potocka, née Ewa Sułkowska, who later became the foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland, adopted the spirituality of the French Congregation and their way of conducting apostolic work. Mother Teresa Rondeau died on 16 July 1866 and was buried within the grounds of the Congregation in Laval; her tomb is in a garden belonging to the convent. Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland has named a co-founder. The spiritual co-founder of the Congregation is St. Faustina Kowalska.

Such is the title of the 6th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „It is for the love of you that I have come down from Heaven, too; for the love of you I lived, for you I died, and for you I have created the heavens” (Diary, 853). Saint Faustina responds. „God is so good to us humans, and as proof of His love He gives us an unimaginable gift – Himself in the Person of His own Son. O mankind, why do you give so little thought to the fact that God is truly among us?” (Diary, 1584).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

On July 9-13, in the Miłosierdzie Retreat House in Derdy near Warsaw, a retreat for members and volunteers of the Faustinum Association will be held. This will be the first in a series of retreats that correspond to the themes of the various stages of formation, either communal or individual. This retreat, with the theme “Endowed with Mercy”, will be attended by those members and volunteers of Faustinum who have completed their first year of formation in the Association. The retreat will be hosted by Fr. Krzysztof Kowal, MS and Sr. M. Emanuela Gemza, ISMM.

Such is the title of the 5th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „I was thinking about you, before I called you into existence” (Diary, 1292). Saint Faustina responds. „O my God, how much I wish souls could know You, that You have created them out of infinite love. You had no need of us at all to make You happy; but, Lord, You want to share Your bliss with us” (Diary, 483, 1743).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.

This Saturday, July 9th, from 12 p.m. to 14 p.m., the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Płock at the Old Market Square will host another meeting with refugees from Ukraine. The event will be delivered by Sr. Leonia from the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy, who served for many years in  in Ukraine’s Tavriisk, and the Sisters from the Płock convent. The main theme of the meeting will be to talk about the merciful love of Jesus, to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and to praise God with singing. The program also includes a discussion and a shared Agape.

The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy has received over 200 refugees from Ukraine, and over 30 children are attending the Congregation’s kindergarten in Derdy near Warsaw. The Sisters from the Łagiewniki Shrine served in the “Mercy” tent on the Polish-Ukrainian border in Hrebenne. Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, we have constantly prayed for justice and peace in this country, joined by online users from many countries of the world as part of the Perpetual Chaplet at www.faustyna.pl and its 7 language versions.

On 6 July falls the 141th anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa Ewa nee Sułkowska, Countess Potocka, the founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland. Is it a small thing to save one soul, she wrote. This idea guided her life and work, which she established to rescue women and girls in need of deep moral renewal (“the Magdalenas”). The Congregation later gave to the Church and the world the trasure that was Sister Faustina, apostle of Divine Mercy who is now recognized as its spiritual co-founder. Mother Teresa Potocka died in the palace of Wilanów. Her mortal remains rest in the tomb of the Congregation at the Powązki cemetery in Warsaw. We do not call her a saint, because only the Church has the right to give that title, said Fr. Zygmunt Golian, her spiritual director, in the funeral speech. However, let our efforts at work, for which he was ready to give her life, prove her sanctity. More information about the life and work of Mother Teresa Potocka can be found here.

On July 1, Sr. Clareta Fečova from the Łagiewniki convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy will be sharing the message of Mercy provided by Jesus and recorded in St. Faustina’s Diary in the Košice corrections facility, where almost 150 people are serving their sentences. Grzegorz Czerwicki will speak about his experience of God’s Mercy, which has changed his life so much that once a convict, he is now an apostle of Divine Mercy.

Such is the title of the 4th episode of our short film clip series about the Message of Mercy from Jesus, based on the Diary of Sister Faustina. Every episode contains a dialog between Jesus and St. Faustina. In this episode, Jesus is saying: „Everything that exists has come forth from the depths of My mercy” (Diary, 699). Saint Faustina responds. „O God, how generously You have distributed Your mercy, and all of this You have done for the sake of Man. Oh, how You must love mankind, if Your love is so active for its sake” (Diary, 1749).

The script for a series of short films featuring Jesus’ message of mercy was written by Sr. M. Elżbieta Siepak, ISMM. This message reveals God’s merciful love and calls us to respond to it with an attitude of trust in God, that is, by doing His will, and by doing good to others through deeds, words and prayer. The narrators are Fr. Canon Jason Ashleigh Jones and Sr. M. Teresa de la Fuente ISMM, and the music was written by the Krakow composed and musician, Paweł Bębenek. The one-minute film clips with beautiful outdoor scenes are produced by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in cooperation with TVP. You can watch them all on you YouTube channel: Faustina.pl.