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Sister Faustina would begin every Advent with Virgin Mary. Before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, she would practice a novena with the whole Congregation, and in addition to that, she would always try to offer something more to the Mother of God (e.g. a novena of a thousand Hail Marys). She considered mercy that Mary experienced as a gift of her immaculate conception and the fullness of grace guaranteed to her by Archangel Gabriel, and the gift of Divine motherhood. The one who was chosen to become the Mother of the Son of God knows best how to experience the period of awaiting the coming of Jesus. She advised Sister Faustina: “try to make yourself meek and humble, so that Jesus, Who dwells perpetually in your heart, may rest. Adore Him in your heart, do not leave your interior” (Diary, 785). This may also be our decision for this Advent week to prepare our hearts for God’s ever more complete presence therein.

The Polish name for the votive Mass celebrating the Virgin Mary, celebrated in Advent is “roraty”. The name comes from the words of the introit which begins with: rorate caeli desuper – “Drop down ye heavens from above”. At the altar, a special candle decorated with a white ribbon is lit, symbolizing the Virgin, and the faithful hold lighted candles that illuminate the darkness inside the church while they are waiting for a sign of the coming of Christ. This candle is referred to as “roratka”. At the Shrine of Divine Mercy, this Mass is celebrated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6.30 am. Internet users can get involved in the prayer online at www.saint-faustina.org .

On November 28, another Monday’s meeting will be held at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, dedicated to contemplating the Catechism of the Catholic Church and prayer at the miracle-famous Divine Mercy image and the tomb of St. Faustina for the recovery of faith in the Eucharistic presence of Jesus, and for priests. At 6.45 pm, Fr. Janusz Kościelniak will lead a short meditation based on the articles of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (567-570).  The focal point of the program will be the encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, with individual blessing. Those who cannot physically come to Łagiewniki, can connect to the on-line broadcast at www.saint-faustina.org .

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Such is the title of the 26th 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: “The loss of every soul fills Me with mortal sadness. You always bring Me comfort whenever you pray for sinners. The prayers I find most pleasing are prayers for the conversion of sinful souls; know, O My daughter, that such prayers are always heard.” (Diary, 1397). Saint Faustina responds: “God will not refuse me anything when I beg Him by His Son’s voice. My sacrifice is nothing of itself, but when I unite it with the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, it becomes omnipotent and has the power to propitiate God’s wrath” (Diary, 482).

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 November 29, spiritual preparations for the celebration of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will begin in all the houses of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy. There is to be a communal novena consisting of antiphons and the Litany of Loreto. In addition the sisters will be marking the Holy Day with an annual gift to the Mother of Mercy. Over and above the obligatory prayer in the convents’ chapels and her spiritual exercise, Saint Faustina used to make a novena which consisted in saying 1,000 „Hail Marys” each day. She admitted: Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Apart from recreation, I have only prayed and worked. I have not said a single unnecessary word during these days. Although I must admit that such a matter requires a good deal of attention and effort, nothing is too much when it comes to honoring the Immaculate Virgin (Diary, 1413). You yourselves can also take part in the prayer online, thanks to our live transmissions from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki.

In connection with the introduction of channel nicknames on YouTube, we would like to inform you that the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy’s official channel URL is as follows: https://www.youtube.com/@sw.faustyna. The channel streams live broadcasts from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, and it contains video and audio files dedicated to Divine Mercy and the spiritual heritage of St. Faustina (176 in total): documentaries, short videos with the message of Divine Mercy in Polish and English, the Diary, TV programs about her life and mission, conferences, music and more. The channel currently has over 58,200 subscribers. On average, it has 7,000-10,000 daily views.

The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy expresses gratitude to all Benefactors and Donors for supporting the apostolic works that are used by thousands of Internet users and dying people in need of prayerful support. Thank you for the gifts sent to support the work of „Chaplet for the Dying,” on-line broadcast from the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Kraków-Łagiewniki and the website: www.faustyna.pl and its versions in foreign languages. In these gifts of the heart, the mercy of God is visible, which is poured out on the world through human hearts and hands. In their daily prayers, the sisters respond with prayer, commending all the Donors and Benefactors to God’s mercy and asking for God’s blessing and needed favors for them. Let God’s Mercy be glorified in all this!

The Chaplet for the Dying project supports a daily average of 110 moribund, whose names have been reported to us by SMS or e-mail. The moribund are spiritually supported not only by people from Poland, but also from other countries worldwide, who have declared their willingness to hold vigil on a selected day and time to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for the intention of the person whose name they have received by text message or e-mail. We still need more people who will take up this ministry of mercy, so that help will quickly reach those who are the weakest, but are making the most important decisions and fighting the most difficult fights of their lives. Information about the project and applications are accessible via www.saint-faustina.org. The work is carried out by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy’s Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki at: www.faustyna.pl.

People from many countries of the world participating in the work of the Perpetual Chaplet of Divine Mercy are praying not only in their own intentions, but also asking for “mercy on us and the whole world”. Specific intention for November: for the necessary graces for the sick, the dying  as well as for the joy of heaven for the deceased.

The work of Perpetual Chaplet is a response to the request of Jesus to constantly implore for mercy “for us and the whole world”. The work has been operated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy at: www.faustyna.pl since 2011. Anyone can participate in it by filling out a short form and declare to say the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, which Jesus dictated to St. Faustinaat least once.

 

Every evening in November, the Rosary for the Dead is prayed in the chapel with the image of the Merciful Jesus and the tomb of St. Faustina at the Shrine in Krakow-Łagiewniki, as well as in all other chapels of the Congregation. Praying the Rosary with others in a church, a public chapel, with your family, or in a religious community or pious organization can gain you a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions. In Poland a plenary indulgence can also be obtained by reciting the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Prayer is a great good that those still living on Earth can offer to those who have already departed from it and are expecting our aid, as they cannot help themselves anymore. Mercy rendered to the dead, like any good done to others, is also the wealth of those who practice it.

 

This is a translation of the Polish title of a book by Sister Elżbieta Siepak from the convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy at the Łagiewniki Shrine, which was published several years ago by the Misericordia publishing company. Now an exhibition has been set up on the wall separating the Shrine from the parking lot at ul. Motarskiego. Twenty six large posters are showing citations from the Diary of St. Faustina describing events and also revealing their exact locations within the Shrine. The exhibition includes Polish and English descriptions and the drone images were selected so that they show the general location as well as their details.

Sister Faustina had more than 280 various mystical experiences while staying at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, which she recorded in her Diary. Each of these sites witnessed her encounters with heavenly dwellers, her conversations with Jesus, the Holy Mother, angels or souls in Purgatory.

The Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy from the community in Washington DC daily lead prayer at the Hour of Mercy (3 P. M.) and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at the National Shrine of St. John Paul II in English.

You can join them in prayer: www.jp2shrine.org/youtube

Learn more about the prayer at the Hour of Mercy:

Whose idea was it to pray at 3:00 p.m.?

Jesus Himself wants us to be with Him when He is laying down His life for us!

How do we know this?

From St. Faustina’s Diary. She wrote down Jesus’ words: “I remind you, My daughter, that as often as you hear the clock strike the third hour, immerse yourself completely in My mercy, adoring and glorifying it; invoke its omnipotence for the whole world, and particularly for poor sinners; for at that moment mercy was opened wide for every soul. (…) It was the hour of grace for the whole world – mercy triumphed over justice” (Diary, 1572).

What for?

Jesus said: “In this hour you can obtain everything for yourself and for others for the asking (Diary, 1572). 

What does God promise us?

“In this hour, I will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request of Me in virtue of My Passion” (Diary, 1320).

What do we need to do?

Jesus said: “If only for a brief moment, immerse yourself in My Passion, particularly in My abandonment at the moment of agony” (Diary, 1320).

From other passages in St. Faustina’s Diary we know that the prayer at the Hour of Mercy should be:

  • At 3:00 P.M. – the moment of Jesus’ death on the Cross (not the whole hour)
  • Addressed to the Lord Jesus directly
  • The prayer should refer to the values and merits of His sorrowful passion

Intentions we pray for during the Hour of Mercy should be in accord with the will of God, which pertains to all prayers. The prayer itself should be trustful and it should also be combined with deeds of mercy towards our neighbors, which is a condition of the true devotion to the Divine Mercy.

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy is another form of the devotion to Divine Mercy.

Learn more about this powerful prayer:

Whose idea was it to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy?

Jesus’! The Lord Jesus dictated the Chaplet to St. Faustina in Vilnius on September 13th -14th, 1935.

What was the occasion?

On Friday, September 13th, while in her room St. Faustina had a vision of an angel who came to punish those on earth for their sins. When she saw that sign of divine wrath, she implored the angel to hold off for a few moments while the world did penance. However, when she stood before the majesty of the Holy Trinity, Faustina dared not repeat such a request. Only when she felt the power of Jesus’ grace in her soul did she start to pray and the words spoken to her were heard interiorly. In the Diary she wrote: “As I was praying in this manner, I saw the Angel’s helplessness: he could not carry out the just punishment which was rightly due for sins” (Diary 475). 

What is the Chaplet for?

Jesus said: “It pleases Me to grant everything they ask of Me by saying  the chaplet (Diary 1541), adding: if … [it] is compatible with My will” (Diary 1731). “By saying the chaplet you are bringing humankind closer to Me” (Diary 929).

What does God promise us?

The Lord Jesus promises to grant the grace of conversion and a peaceful death, even if the Chaplet has been said only once. These graces are offered not only to those who recite the Chaplet but also to the dying when the faithful recite it at their bedside:

“At the hour of their death, I defend as My own glory every soul that will say this Chaplet; or [if] the Chaplet is said by the bedside of a dying person, then the indulgence [for the dying] is the same. When this chaplet is said by the bedside of a dying person, God’s anger is placated and unfathomable mercy envelops the soul“ (Diary 811).

“Even if there were a sinner most hardened, if he were to recite this chaplet only once, he would receive grace from My infinite mercy“ (Diary 687).

“The souls that say this chaplet will be embraced by My mercy during their lifetime and especially at the hour of their death” (Diary 754).

When and how should we pray the Chaplet?

We can pray the Chaplet anytime! It must be prayed in the spirit of devotion to Divine Mercy: an attitude of trust in God and mercy towards our neighbor.

The Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, where God has placed a great treasure, is a special site, where, as St. Faustina passed away, God laid up her entire spiritual inheritance, including the message of Mercy, with which He sent her “to all mankind”. Thus, as St. John Paul II said, it is spreading across the world. That is why Łagiewniki is one of the world’s leading shrines in terms of the number of countries from which pilgrims come to visit.

In the Łagiewniki convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, St. Faustina experienced many extraordinary encounters with Jesus, the Blessed Mother, angels, saints and souls suffering in purgatory. It was here that she mystically experienced an extraordinary union with the Triune God and saw heaven and hell. In her Diary, a pearl of mystical literature and the most translated book from Polish, she recorded more than 280 such extraordinary encounters, which happened not only in the chapel but in practically every part of the Shrine. The Łagiewniki Shrine is therefore a place of revelations. It is also a place of miracles and thousands of graces, which people are asking for at the miracle-famous Divine Mercy image and at the tomb of the Apostle of Merciful Jesus in the convent chapel.

This unique place on the map of the world is on the list of the Get to know Poland project of the Minister of National Education, Przemysław Czarnek, who wrote in a letter to teachers: I would like young people, who will be the ones to decide the fate of our country, to know Polish culture, respect the language and national heritage, and above all, grow up with a sense of pride in being Polish. Thanks to the funds allocated for this project under the Polish Deal government program, the bodies running public and non-public schools will receive co-financing of up to 80 per cent of the total cost of the trips.

On every Thursday at 5 pm, at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, a Divine Mercy Holy Mass is celebrated for the intercession of St. Faustina in the intention of requests and thanks to the faithful offered in the chapel with the image of Merciful Jesus and the tomb of the Apostle of Divine Mercy. You can add an intention right before the Mass and those who cannot physically be present at it can join us in prayer thanks to the online broadcast at www.faustyna.pl.

 

Every day at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, Sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy gather at the Image of Divine Mercy and the tomb of St. Faustina to pray the Rosary for families and married couples experiencing difficulties and crises. Also at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Płock, Holy Mass is celebrated on every 22nd day of a month at 5pm with this intention. To join this prayer in the Łagiewniki Shrine, also in the intention of your family or loved ones, you can access the live video broadcasting at www.saint-faustina.org.

Every Thursday, at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki, a group of people named Kustodia, meet to pray at the Image of Divine Mercy and the tomb of St. Faustina, in the intention of priests. They are accompanied by Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy. From 8 to 9.30 pm, during the prayer of adoration and as the rosary is recited together, they obtain God’s graces for the stewards of God’s Mercy, so that the priests be faithful to their vocation and lead the people entrusted to their pastoral care on the ways of God. Everyone, also those who connect to the Łagiewniki Shrine online at www.saint-faustina.org is invited to join in this prayer.

The Lord Jesus, in the devotion to Divine Mercy, gives us a special time of grace at three o’clock in the afternoon. It is the moment of His dying on the cross, of which he said to Sister Faustina: “This is the hour of great mercy for the whole world. … In this hour, I will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request of Me in virtue of My Passion…” (Diary, 1320). In order to take advantage of these promises of Jesus, one must pray with confidence and add deeds of mercy towards others to the trustful prayer. Jesus proposes three ways of experiencing the prayer at the Hour of Mercy: celebrating the Way of the Cross, visiting the Blessed Sacrament, and if it is impossible, connecting with Him, dying on the cross, wherever 3 pm finds us. In this prayer, we turn directly to Jesus, and in our pleading, we appeal to the merits of His painful Passion. It is a privileged time in the Divine Mercy devotion, which is why the Hour of Mercy and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy are practiced every day in all convents of the Congregation. You can join in this prayer through an on-line transmission from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Kraków-Łagiewniki at faustyna.pl and via the Faustyna.pl application.

 

Recent months have seen further progress in the development of the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Plock. In the first half of 2022, plastering and stonework for the interior window sills was completed, concrete flooring was completed and an elevator was installed in the Pilgrim House. Finishing work is currently underway: architectural plaster in the nave of the church, filling, tiling and electrical work for wiring and partial installation of fixtures. In addition, work will continue on finishing the Shrine: installation of interior woodwork and ironwork, filling, painting, cladding work, whiteware, installation of electrical fixtures and CCTV, passenger elevator in the church, along with freight elevator in the Pilgrim House.

The Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Plock is being erected by the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy thanks to the donations made for this purpose by devotees of Divine Mercy and people of good will. Sisters thank you for every gift of heart that makes the place of the first revelation of Merciful Jesus to St. Faustina come to life. Thanks to these gifts, the church is growing and therefore the Sisters would like to ask for further support. Holy Mass is celebrated on the 22nd day of each month and the Sisters pray daily together with the faithful at the Hour of Mercy and with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy in the intention of everyone who support the construction of the Shrine spiritually and physically.

Donations for the expansion of the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Płock can be deposited into the account:

Zgromadzenie Sióstr Matki Bożej Miłosierdzia
Stary Rynek 14/18
09-404 Płock

Bank PEKAO SA
I O w Płocku
ul. Kolegialna 14a

SWIFT CODE: PKOPPLPW

PLN IBAN: 72 1240 3174 1111 0000 2890 0836

USD IBAN: 56 1240 3174 1787 0010 1057 7746

EUR IBAN: 28 1240 3174 1978 0010 1057 7818

A video titled Divine Mercy in daily life has been made recently for the Maria Vision TV, featuring Sr. Gaudia Skass from the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy, who speaks about the Łagiewniki Shrine as a sacred site, where St. Faustina lived and where she passed to the house of the Heavenly Father. Any place where we are, if we are experiencing our lives with Jesus, can be such a holy place. The beautifully shot film is available in English.

Mankind will not have peace until it turns with trust to My mercy, Jesus said to St. Faustina. Trusting in these words of Jesus, in the face of the war in Ukraine, which poses a real threat to peace in Europe and in the world, we shall implore for God’s mercy for all humanity with the words of the Chaplet to Divine Mercy, for the restoration of peace in Ukraine and to prevent the spread of armed conflict to other countries and continents. All are invited to this prayer, 24 hours a day. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy is a powerful weapon with which we can change the fate of the world without any bloodshed. To participate in this prayer, please fill out this short form.

For many years we have enjoyed on-line transmissions from the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki. It is used 24 hours a day by Divine Mercy devotees from all over the world to participate in prayer and devotion before the miracle-famous Divine Mercy Image and the tomb of St. Faustina. This year, the fee for the streaming provider, which is the US company Livestream-Vimeo, has increased once again since January. It allows us to stream Full HD quality video content without restrictions on the limit of the number of people viewing the stream at the same time.

This being the case, we ask that you support this work so that it can continue to operate it, as it is an expensive endeavor due to fiber and streaming fees, as well as quality equipment.

Please forward your donations to:

Zgromadzenie Sióstr Matki Bożej Miłosierdzia
Dom Zakonny w Krakowie
ul. Siostry Faustyny 3
30-608 Kraków

Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S. A.
ul. Kasprzaka 10/16
01-211 Warszawa
Poland

Bank account numbers:

80 1600 1013 0002 0012 3671 2001 – PLN
73 1600 1013 0002 0012 3671 2030 – EUR
41 1600 1013 0002 0012 3671 2024 – USD

BIC (SWIFT) code: PPABPLPK

IBAN: PL

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At Faustyna.pl and its 7 foreign language versions, you can download a folder with the Message of Mercy, which includes the most important words of Jesus given to St. Faustina and recorded in her Diary. With this message, Jesus sent Sister Faustina to the whole world to remind it of the biblical truth of God’s merciful love for every human being and to call on it to proclaim it around the globe with renewed strength by the witness of life, deed, word and prayer, as humanity will not find peace until it turns with trust to God’s mercy. Pope John Paul II gave this message to the Church and the world for the third millennium because, as he confessed, “nothing is so necessary to man as God’s mercy, that gracious and compassionate love which raises man to the heights of God’s holiness.” Entrusting the world to God’s mercy 20 years ago, he repeated after Jesus that only in God’s mercy will the world find peace and man will find happiness.

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy is the second prayer, after the Lord’s Prayer, dictated by the Lord Jesus, who associated with it great promises to obtain all that is in accord with His will, on top of the grace of a serene and peaceful death, on the condition of an attitude of trust in Him (doing His will) and of mercy towards our neighbors. Today, it is the most famous prayer to Divine Mercy, recited not only by Catholics but also by Christians of other denominations. This is an extremely effective prayer, because in a spiritual way, we offer to God the Father His most beloved Son in it, our Lord Jesus Christ; therefore we appeal to the strongest argument – to His sorrowful Passion.

We provide the text of this prayer in Ukrainian. More about the Chaplet…

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Отче наш, що єси на небесах, нехай святиться Ім’я Твоє, нехай прийде Царство Твоє, нехай буде воля Твоя як на небі, так і на землі. Хліб наш насущний дай нам сьогодні і прости нам провини наші, як і ми прощаємо винуватцям нашим. І не введи нас у спокусу, але визволи нас від лукавого. Амінь.

Радуйся, Маріє, благодаті повна! Господь з Тобою! Благословенна Ти між жінками і благословенний плід лона Твого, Ісус. Свята Маріє, Мати Божа, молись за нас, грішних, нині і в годину смерті нашої. Амінь.

Вірую в Бога Отця Вседержителя, Творця неба і землі, і в Ісуса Христа, Його Єдиного Сина, Господа нашого, що був зачатий від Духа Святого і народився від Діви Марії, що страждав за Понтія Пилата, був розп’ятий, і помер, і був похований, і зійшов у відхлань. Третього дня воскрес із мертвих, вознісся на небеса і сидить праворуч Бога Отця Вседержителя, звідки прийде судити живих і мертвих. Вірую в Духа Святого, святу вселенську Церкву, сопричастя Святих, відпущення гріхів, воскресіння плоті, вічне життя. Амінь.

 На великих зернятках:

Предвічний Отче, жертвуємо Тобі Тіло і Кров, душу і божественність возлюбленого Сина Твого, Господа нашого, Ісуса Христа. На ублагання за гріхи наші і усього світу.

На малих зернятках:

Заради Його тяжких страждань будь милосердним до нас і усього світу.

Закінчення:

Святий Боже, Святий Кріпкий, Святий Безсмертний! Помилуй нас і весь світ (тричі).

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The Sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy and apostles of Divine Mercy following in the footsteps of St. Faustina and those participating in her mission of proclaiming the message of Mercy to the world by testimony of life, deed, word and prayer, will celebrate and commemorate a few important anniversaries in 2022: 

February 18 – 5 years of the ministry of the Congregation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

May 1 – 100th anniversary of the ministry of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Kalisz.

June 7 – 25th anniversary of John Paul II’s first pilgrimage to the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki as a Pope.

June 29 – 25 years of the Congregation’s ministry in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan.

August 5 – 85th anniversary of electing Mary Mother of Mercy as the heavenly Superior of the Congregation.

August 17 – 20th anniversary John Paul II’s second pilgrimage to the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki as a Pope and entrusting the world to Divine Mercy.

August 26 – 10 years of the Congregation’s ministry in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan.

September 1 – 30 years of the Congregation’s ministry in Szylavichy, Belarus.

September 16 – 5th anniversary of the consecration of the convent and the ministry of the Congregation in Lodz at ul. Krośnieńska, in the house, where Helena Kowalska – St. Faustina – lived in 1922/1923.

September 27 –  85th anniversary of printing the first Divine Mercy holy cards (with a copy of E. Kazimirowski’s painting by Ł. Bałzukiewiczówna) in Krakow’ printing shop of J. Cebulski at ul. Szewska 22. 

October  – 85th anniversary of the revelation of the Hour of Mercy devotion, i.e., praying at the hour of Jesus Christ’s agony on the Cross (3 pm), at the convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Krakow-Łagiewniki.   

November 1 – 160th anniversary of the establishment of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland.

Until now, the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy has used the abbreviation ZMBM. in Polish and the abbreviations adequate to the name of the Congregation in a given language in other countries. The Congregation has now decided to standardize the abbreviation of the name to all language areas. After appropriate consultation, the Chapter adopted the following abbreviated name of the Congregation: ISMM., from the Latin name Institutum Sororum Matris Misericordiae.