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The Desire for Revenge - September 27, 2022 - Tuesday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time - Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest—Memorial
Supporting One Another - September 26, 2022 - Monday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time - Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs—Optional Memorial
Seeing Beyond Your Suffering - September 25, 2022 - Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Meaning in Suffering - September 24, 2022 - Saturday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
Who Do You Say That I Am? - September 23, 2022 - Friday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time - Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio), Priest
Holy Curiosity - September 22, 2022 - Thursday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
Responding to the Call - Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
Jesus’ Family - September 20, 2022 - Tuesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time - Sts. Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs—Memorial
Shining Brightly - September 19, 2022 - Monday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time - Saint Januarius, Bishop and Martyr—Optional Memorial
God or Money? - Sunday, September 18, 2022 - Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Latest Divine Mercy Reflections:

  • Reflection 270: The Details of the Will of God

    Are you willing to accept the Will of God in your life?  If so, you must be open to all the details.  God’s Will is not some grandiose generalization.  Choosing His Will is not simply a matter of saying that you choose to follow Him with broad strokes.  Rather, choosing His Will...

  • Reflection 269: A Twofold Gaze at Mercy and Misery

    If you could pick two things to gaze at, what would they be?  Ideally, the two greatest things to gaze at are the Mercy of God and your own misery.  Most likely, it immediately makes sense that the Mercy of God would be one of the most important things to gaze...

  • Reflection 268: Pondering Death

    Perhaps thinking about your death is frightening.  It may not be something that you actually consider very often.  But it is a grace to be able to look at one’s death directly and with full confidence.  And this is only possible to do with full confidence if your life is in order...

  • Reflection 267: Justice or Mercy?

    It is proper to speak of both the Justice of God as well as His Mercy.  They are not opposed to each other.  His Justice will be dealt to those who refuse to repent just as it was dealt to the angels who refused to serve God.  But, for now, is it more proper to say that God is Merciful.  In fact...

  • Reflection 266: Discouragement in the Face of Sanctity

    Do you want to be a saint? Hopefully the answer is “Yes.” But what about this question: Do you think you can become a saint? This may be more difficult to answer. It’s easy to dream of sanctity and to desire...

  • Reflection 265: The Danger and Blessing of Passions

    God created us with passions.  These can be either great blessings in our Christian walk or they can become great snares.  It all depends on what controls each passion.  Passions of anger, for example, can either be used for good or ill.  When anger takes over and the source of this anger...

  • Reflection 264: A Retreat With Jesus

    Have you ever made a retreat?  Some are privileged to take time away from the busyness of life so as to spend an extended time listening to our Lord and being in His merciful presence.  Others find it hard to find even a day to enter such a retreat.  Regardless...

  • Reflection 263: God as Your Helmsman in the Storm

    Imagine being a small child on a small boat in the middle of the sea.  A storm sets in and you cannot see land in any direction.  You are tossed and turned in the waves as they cover the bow with each crash and you wonder how you will survive.  Now imagine that your dad...

  • Reflection 262: The Rule of Love or Justice

    We cannot escape the Hand of God.  He is the one who sustains the Universe and keeps all things in being.  Without His constant care we would cease to exist.  But we remain under His providential Hand in one of two ways.  Either we are guided by the “rule of love” or by the “rule of justice.”  The...

  • Reflection 261: Jesus Hidden in Others

    Imagine if Jesus came to you in poverty, hunger and cold and He asked you to care for Him.  This experience might startle you and cause you to question if this person really was Jesus.  But it is Jesus.  Jesus comes to us every day in the person who is in need.  It may be...

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