Divine Mercy In My Soul-Diary of Sister M. Faustina Kowalska

by Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska

Paperback, 2010

Barcode

2319

Call number

922.22 FAU

Status

Available

Call number

922.22 FAU

Pages

699

Description

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 Kowalskas 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 Christians faith and prayer.Diary chronicles Gods 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 Gods mercy. Includes24-page photo section. Sizes: HardcoverTrade Paper: 5.5quot; x 8quot; amp; Mass Market: 4.5quot; x 7quot;.… (more)

Publication

Marian Press (2010), Edition: 3 with revisions, 700 pages

Original publication date

1979-04-17

ISBN

0944203043 / 9780944203040

Rating

(45 ratings; 4.6)

User reviews

LibraryThing member laudemgloriae
I do love this book... I mean, it's basically Jesus telling us to trust in His Mercy... what's not to love? But personally, I'm at a point where I just can't... relate to it? But, absolutely, everyone should at least skim it.
LibraryThing member LatrellMickler
A book all Catholics should read.
LibraryThing member jeterat
Excellent, one of the best devotional works I've read yet. Worth a re-read immediately after finishing. I feel a deep amount of respect for this saint. I was skeptical when starting this work, since others I have read which are highly regarded have been something of a slog, but Sr. Faustina was an excellent writer with a profound inner life and a special connection with Christ. The English translation of the introduction fell flat in a few places, but the translation of her work was fine. Highly recommend the Polish introduction in the back of the Marian Press copies as well for context on her life and on the difficulties in having her works authorized by the Church.… (more)

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