Saint of the Day for October 28: Sts. Simon and Jude (1st Century)October 28, 2019
Cardinal Gerhard Müller: Why the Real Presence Is RealOctober 28, 2019
By Brad Miner is senior editor of The Catholic Thing, Oct. 28, 2019
Note: Robert Royal will be on “Kresta in the Afternoon” on Ave Maria Radio today. The program airs between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM Eastern. Check your local listings for the station in your area.
It’s a remarkable thing that the visions of a 25-year-old Polish nun would, after years of suppression by the Vatican, become what is now a major feast day in the Catholic Church: Divine Mercy Sunday.
Sister Maria Faustyna Kowalska (born Helena Kowalska in 1905) was a nun of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Plock, Poland when she began receiving instructions from our Lord, including that she arrange for a painting of Him as she saw Him in her visions that would include the phrase “Jezu, ufam Tobie” (“Jesus, I trust in you”).
We might wish to know more about this woman, the feast she helped inspire (in 2020 it will fall on April 19), and the Divine Mercy chaplet and its promises. And now we can know, thanks to a new docudrama by director Michal Kondrat. ….
Read more at https://www.thecatholicthing.org/2019/10/28/miracle-in-poland-a-review-of-love-and-mercy/