Saint Faustina’s Merciful Jubilee

Posted April 28, 2019 5:36 pm by Pope Saint John Paul II

Saint Faustina’s Merciful Jubilee

A blessed Second Sunday of Easter, or Sunday in the Octave of Easter or, now, Divine Mercy Sunday, proclaimed so by Pope (now Saint) John Paul II in the Jubilee year 2000, when Easter was also late in the calendar (it was the 30th of April but, from memory, the weather far warmer, at least from where I write). Below is the Holy Father’s homily from that Sunday, wherein he canonized Helena Kowalska, a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, whose name adopted in religion was Faustina. As we all now know, Faustina received

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