Love and Mercy: Faustina dramatizes key moments in St. Faustina’s life and the difficulties and triumphs that accompanied the spread of the message following her death in 1938.
By Patty Knap, EWTN News, 10/8/19
A new film about the life of St. Faustina and the Divine Mercy message revealed to her by Jesus will be shown in theaters for one day only, on Oct. 28.
Love and Mercy: Faustina is set to run in more than 700 movie theaters across the United States.
The docudrama follows the incredible call of St. Faustina to religious life and the gift of the Divine Mercy image and messages she received. The healing effects of the Divine Mercy message continues to impact millions of people around the world.
The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, who promote the message of Divine Mercy, served as consultants for the 120-minute docudrama that was written and directed by Michal Kondrat.
“The idea to create Love and Mercy first came to me two years ago after reading the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska,” said Kondrat, who filmed in his native Poland as well as at the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and locations in Lithuania and Italy. ….