Sister faustina vision of jesus

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Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska & The Divine Mercy (25 books)

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For the sake of our souls, can we afford not to listen to what Jesus told us through St. Faustina about his mercy and what our response to is.
Maria Faustyna Kowalska

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The third of ten children, Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska was born into a pious peasant family in , in Glogowiec, Poland. She was christened Helena. At the age of seven years, she first heard an interior call to the religious life. Thirteen years later she was to knock on many a convent door, before finally, on August 1, , gaining admittance to the Convent of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Warsaw, where she took the name Sister Maria Faustina. After a five-year-long novitiate in Krakow, she made her perpetual vows of chastity, poverty and unselfish love. Being a natural, cheerful person, Sister Faustina served as cook, gardener and doorkeeper at convents in Krakow, Pock and Vilnius. It was during these years that Jesus commissioned her to write her Diary.

Her biography, submitted to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints , quoted some of these conversations with Jesus regarding the Divine Mercy devotion. Her father was a carpenter and a peasant, and the family was poor and religious. She stated that she first felt a calling to the religious life while attending the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 7 years of age. Faustina said that, while at the dance, she had a vision of a suffering Jesus. She then went to the Cathedral. From there, she said Jesus instructed her to depart for Warsaw immediately and to join a convent.

For the sake of our souls, can we afford not to listen to what Jesus told us through St. Faustina about his mercy and what our response to is should be? Or learn the highlights for the first time. Divine Mercy Sunday is the perfect day to start listening to what Jesus himself tells us:. On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open.

In addition to Saint Faustina's visions of Christ's Divine Mercy, the saint was also granted visions of the final resting place of Heaven. Writing.
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In , our Lord appeared to St. Faustina in a vision. She saw Jesus clothed in a white garment with His right hand raised in blessing. His left hand was touching His garment in the area of the Heart, from where two large rays came forth, one red and the other pale. She gazed intently at the Lord in silence, her soul filled with awe, but also with great joy. I promise that the soul that will venerate this image will not perish.

Her profound love and devotion to the Eucharist was the center of her life. Eucharistic love motivated her every action. Almost every page of her spiritual diary makes reference to the Eucharist. Faustina, It would be difficult for me to live through the day if I did not receive Holy Communion. Faustina ,

W hen Jesus asked that a painting of His image be made, Sr. Faustina commissioned the paining in She was born August 5th, , in Glogoweic, Poland, born as Helena Kowalska she was the third of 10 children. She worked as a housekeeper in three cities before joining the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Sister Faustina was a very devoted nun to Our Lord, Jesus. As a nun she prayed and fasted almost continuously morning, noon and night, and yearned to live in total communion with Jesus.


  1. Laechanlipoo says:

    I myself will defend it as My own glory.

  2. Martina R. says:

    Maria Faustyna Kowalska also known as Saint Maria .. a message from Jesus on Good Friday As her health deteriorated at the end of , Faustina's reported visions.

  3. Jodie O. says:

    The Image of the Divine Mercy or more correctly the Image of Merciful Jesus is a depiction of Jesus based on the devotion initiated by Saint Faustina Kowalska.

  4. Monique B. says:

    Christ told Sister Faustina, a young Polish nun, about the following seven sorrows that deeply troubled His Heart.

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