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Here's the photo that Dona mentions.

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Here's a close up view, with what looks like an angel to the left of the image of The Divine Mercy.

The following witness was given on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, the Feast Day of St. Faustina Kowalska, at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, in Stockbridge, Mass.

By Dona M. Kocylowski

Good morning! I would like to first thank St. Faustina for bringing me here to Stockbridge and to the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy! I also need to thank several people: Shrine Rector Fr. Anthony Gramlich, MIC, who made this possible; Christine Kruszyna, Father's secretary; the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception; Frank Rizzo, a volunteer here at the Shrine we met on our trip in October of 2008; Fr. Robert Kelleher, my pastor at All Saints Parish in Plymouth, Pa., for his guidance and encouragement to contact the Shrine about my healing; my deacon, Joe DeVizia, who further advised and encouraged me; my wonderful parents, Florence and Donald Secor, who weren't able to make the trip here with me, for raising me in a home filled with love and faith; my brother Rich; Debi, my sister-in-law; and my wonderful husband, Joe, who has always been a role model to me, always believed in me, and always supported me.

"Be careful what you promise St. Faustina — because she will hold you to it."

Remember that statement as I tell you my story.

Shortly after marrying Joe in October, 1976, I began to develop mouth ulcerations. These ulcerations would cover the sides of my mouth, my tongue, the back of my throat, and many times extended into my esophagus and covered my larynx — which would give me laryngitis. One year, I had no voice for more than nine months! The ulcerations were very painful, would last 10-14 days, and cause me to lose a lot of work time.

I was seen by my family doctor, by an ear nose and throat specialist, by dentists, and by infectious disease specialists. Initially, they all suspected I had cancer and was a smoker and drinker. I didn't — and don't — smoke or drink, and I didn't have cancer. They couldn't understand how someone could have the sores and sound like I did and not have cancer. None of the physicians could determine the cause of the ulcerations or how to cure them. So I was treated symptomatically: Tylenol for fever and Lidocaine for the painful sores.


The pattern was set: I would feel extreme, unexplainable exhaustion one week, which would always be followed by the sores. Normal life was difficult at best. This continued year after year, with several occurrences per year, which seemed to just get more and more severe. I was told to limit my stress, stop eating cheese, avoid breads and white flour, stop eating chocolate, give up drinking tea. Still, nothing stopped the ulcerations. I tried herbal remedies, shots, and homeopathic and many other treatments. All of them failed.

In May 2000, the same month that St. Faustina was canonized by Pope John Paul II, I was diagnosed with having a mass in my breast. As if that news was not bad enough, after seeing a surgeon, I was told I would have to wait six weeks before I could have her perform the biopsy (she was going on vacation). A friend at the Catholic hospital where I worked gave me a Divine Mercy booklet that explained the message given to St. Faustina in a series of revelations in the 1930s. My friend assured me that if I prayed the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy, a prayer given to St. Faustina by Jesus Christ, I would be fine. I read this wonderful booklet and began to pray the chaplet. The more I read the more I wanted to know about this wonderful Polish nun known as the "Secretary of The Divine Mercy."

I read about the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy. I discovered it was only a few hours from my home! I read St. Faustina's Diary. I was elated to learn about the promises Jesus gave to her, including:

• "Souls who spread the honor of My mercy I shield through their entire lives as a tender mother her infant, and at the hour of death I will not be a Judge for them, but the Merciful Savior." (1075)

• "My daughter, write that the greater the misery of a soul, the greater its right to My mercy; [urge] all souls to trust in the unfathomable abyss of My mercy, because I want to save them all. On the cross, the fountain of My mercy was opened wide by the lance for all souls — no one have I excluded!" (1182)

• "Say unceasingly the chaplet that I have taught you. Whoever will recite it will receive great mercy at the hour of death." (687)

• "I desire that the whole world know My infinite mercy. I desire to grant unimaginable graces to those who trust in my Mercy." (687)

• And, "Write that when they say this chaplet in the presence of the dying, I will stand between My Father and the dying person, not as the just Judge but as the Merciful Savior." (1541)



What a wonderful message! The promises from Jesus filled me with great hope, that even I, a sinner, has a tool by which I can receive mercy — and one day see our Lord in heaven!

Following the sixth week of waiting, I had my biopsy. A few days later, I received the results. I was told that everything was negative. It was then that I promised St. Faustina three things. (Remember, I said to be careful what you promise ...)

I promised her the following:

1. I would visit the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy.
2. I would pray the chaplet as often as possible.
3. I would do everything I could to spread the message of The Divine Mercy and to encourage prayer and devotion to Jesus and St. Faustina.



Keeping my promise to pray the chaplet was easy: I had a 50-mile-a-day commute to my job over a very treacherous stretch of interstate highway. I spent the time praying. It would usually take three chaplets to get to work and three to get home. But I was never stranded or had any accident on this roadway, thanks to St. Faustina!

Keeping my promise to spread the message of The Divine Mercy was easy as well. Any friends, family, or coworkers I knew who were facing surgery, serious illness, or impending death of a loved one, I gave them a Divine Mercy prayercard with instructions on how to pray the chaplet or a booklet explaining the devotions to The Divine Mercy. I also started a prayer shawl ministry at my parish and was able to provide shawls, stoles, blankets, and afghans to those suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses. I gladly gave many of them the prayercard, chaplet rosary, and booklets on The Divine Mercy to pray.

But keeping my promise to come to her National Shrine in Stockbridge was a bit more difficult. Year after year I failed to come to "visit her." Oh, there were reasons: Many times I was simply too sick with the ulcerations to come; or sick with pneumonia other years; or I had had a bad year with the ulcerations and had used up all my sick and vacation time! I just didn't get here to the Shrine.

After 2000, I continued to suffer from the ulcerations, but by this time, the doctors had a name for it: Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS). It has no known cause or cure.

For whatever reason, in July, August, and September of 2007, my conditions changed for the worse. The ulcerations would form all over the roof of my mouth. But before they would appear, I would experience a prodrome — an early symptom or warning. The prodrome started with a feeling like someone was repeatedly stabbing the roof of my mouth and lower lip with a needle. This sensation would continue for several hours. Then, a series of ulcerations would form.

The exhaustion was overwhelming. After the stabbing pain stopped, the roof of my mouth would feel like sandpaper, rough and scratchy. Within a few more hours I would have a huge, painful lesion that would make talking and eating difficult. This would last 10 to 14 days, sometimes longer.

During August of 2007, I saw my family doctor while I had a huge lesion on the roof of my mouth. She had never seen one so large (she even felt compelled to show it to her medical students!). I was given a prescription for Tylenol III for pain and for something called Miracle Swish — a liquid given to cancer patients who sometimes get these sores.

By September 2007, with another attack of the lesions starting, I felt I just couldn't keep having this month after month. I decided that someone "out there on the internet" must know something about this illness. So I began doing web searches for a clinical trial. I was just so desperate. I found a doctor at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. At last, I thought, I would get some help! But after being interviewed, the doctor turned me down for his clinical trial since my symptoms were "too severe" and would have skewed his data.

I begged him for any kind of help. He said he had a friend, a doctor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, who handled medically complex oral medicine! I was told this doctor would be expecting my call. I decided then and there, that at the start of the next attack, I would call this physician.

In October 2007, my desire grew stronger to finally keep my promise and visit the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy. So, on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, my husband and I drove to Stockbridge. I checked the National Shrine's website and noticed that Fr. Mark Garrow, MIC, was being buried that day. I wondered if they would still have the chaplet and Mass in the afternoon. I checked the website, and it seemed like the day's schedule was in place. So after waiting out some valley fog, we set out.

It was one of those "top ten days," as I call them. A perfect day. The sky turned clear and deep blue. The trees were dressed in their finest fall colors. The temperature was cool. But then, as we started to drive, I started to feel the dreaded needle-like stabbing in the roof of my mouth. Another attack.

I told my husband. He wondered if we should turn back. He knew by the time we got to Stockbridge I'd have another painful lesion. I said, "No, let's keep going." We arrived at the Shrine about 2 p.m. I was in awe: Here I was, at St. Faustina's Shrine!

We attended the Mass and stayed to pray the chaplet. My mind and prayers were focused on so many people: my parents who had health issues; my brother and his wife who had been diagnosed with cancer; the many recipients in my prayer shawl ministry who had died and some who were living/surviving with cancer; and my husband, who had stents, a heart problem, and diabetes. I honestly didn't asked for anything for me. I didn't even think of it!

I didn't realize that we'd have a chance to kiss the relic of St. Faustina! I was thrilled. I couldn't have been happier. Sick by then, but definitely happy.

Following the Mass, our time was limited since we wanted to return home soon. I wanted to see the outdoor A-frame altar behind the church that I had seen on TV for Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations. It was about 4:15 p.m. The sun was setting over the mountains and glistening through the fall leaves. It was a magnificent sight. I felt humbled to be where so many other pilgrims have stood — before the image of The Divine Mercy at the outside altar. I took several pictures, and we soon walked back to the car to leave.

As I headed down the drive from Eden Hill, I suddenly stopped the car and pulled to the side. My husband wondered if I was too sick to drive. I told him, "You're not going to believe this, but my sores are gone! They're all gone!" The roof of my mouth, where the lesion had been just a few hours ago, was as smooth and clear as the other side of the roof of my mouth! I said, "Maybe I've been cured."

When we arrived home, I told my parents what had happened. I cautiously used the word "cure." But in my heart, I knew that if, through the intercession of St. Faustina, The Divine Mercy had cured me, I would not get them back.

I decided to hold off celebrating, just in case. The longest time I had gone without the sores was usually three to four months. So, I thought I'd wait until January. Sometime in December 2007, I finally had the photos printed from my trip to the Shrine. I had passed them around to folks at work, friends, my family, and I never noticed anything peculiar until one day someone handed me the photos back, and there above the outside A-frame altar, next to the image of The Divine Mercy, was a beautiful angel! Now I was certain I was cured. I've had the picture enlarged — the angel gets lovelier. I've also had the photo and digital card analyzed by digital photographers who have certified I have not altered the image in any way. They cannot explain how the angel got there!

I said nothing for another couple of months, until one evening I talked with my pastor, Fr. Bob Kelleher, about what happened. I showed him the photo. Father Bob saw the angel and told me I needed to contact the Shrine and tell them what happened — how I was healed! Which I did.

I've given a lot of thought and prayer to the question I've asked myself many times: Why me? Why would I be healed? I think it goes back to my promise to St. Faustina in 2000. I promised I would do all I could to spread the message of The Divine Mercy, and she could use me to do so; I would pray the chaplet; and I would come to "visit her."

Once I came here to the Shrine to "see her," I was healed! Makes me wish I came much sooner!

I certainly never thought when we started out on our drive here on Oct. 25, 2007, that I would leave here healed, let alone that she would use me to tell my story to bring others to her and The Divine Mercy!

Pray this chaplet often. Believe in the chaplet's power. Jesus and St. Faustina are here to assist us and want us to get to Heaven. Promise her (St. Faustina) anything — but remember, she will hold you to it.

EDITOR'S NOTE: When Dona returned to the Shrine to give her witness on St. Faustina's feast day on Oct. 5, the first place she visited was the grave of Fr. Mark Garrow, MIC. As Dona mentioned in her testimony, her first visit to the Shrine occurred on the day of the Burial Rite for the body of Fr. Mark, who died from complications caused by cancer of the tongue. Dona wonders if Fr. Mark, who understood mouth pain as well as anyone, had a hand in interceding for her healing. At Fr. Mark's grave, Dona left a dozen roses to thank him. She also brought roses that Fr. Anthony placed in front of a portrait of St. Faustina, which was displayed beside the altar during the feast day Mass. "I'm thankful to both of them — Fr. Mark and St. Faustina!" Dona said.

Learn more about the upcoming North American Congress on Mercy, to be held in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14-15, and the Marian-led Divine Mercy Networking Forum preceding it.


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mary - Oct 19, 2009

Jesus I Trust In You, That was a very good healing from the saint, yes I believe in the prayers to Fr.Mark Garrow Mic was the big help also,may the divine mercy be with you always. God Bless You

Jay - Oct 20, 2009

Praise God for His goodness and mercy!

joseph - Oct 20, 2009

wonderful//this story only reminds me to continue to spread the word of divine mercy,and to redouble my efforts
in doing so.as i to witnessed a miracle with my wife a couple of years ago..
JERSUS I TRUST IN YOU

maryS - Oct 20, 2009

beautiful JESUS I TRUST IN YOU.GOD BLESS YOU.Please pray for my friend DMN I know she is not well too.

Patty Theresa, SFO - Oct 20, 2009

Thank you so much for sharing your story and your healing. I too try to spread the Divine Mercy Devotion, and although I have not been totally healed, yet I see many others who receive healings, and even several death bed conversions. The Lord is KIND and MERCIFUL!!

D - Oct 20, 2009

Blessed be God forever! Jesus, I trust in You! Jesus, please heal me from alcohol dependency just as you healed this dear lady from her terrible ulcers. St. Faustina, please pray for me.

clara - Oct 20, 2009

HOW GREAT THOU ART IS OUR LORD

Claudia - Oct 21, 2009

Praise You Jesus! PRAISE YOU! Glorious Father Thank you!

Michael - Oct 21, 2009

Thank God for his unfathomable mercy. I have experienced it my life. I too want to keep my promises to Saint Faustina. Pray I can be strong and can have courage to spread her message from God.

Irene - Oct 21, 2009

My mother passed away on November 1, 2004. She always had deep devotion to the Divine Mercy. She firmly believed if the Chaplet was being said as an individual was dying that their soul would be taken directly to heaven.

I was in Philadelphia and received a call from her in the middle of the night on 11/1/04. She was having great difficulty breathing. No family member could reach her fast enough. I had her unlock her front door and I dialed 911. When I called back she was gasping for breath. As I stayed on the line with her I began to say the Chaplet. She was too ill to repeat the words but I kept praying. Shortly thereafter I couldn't hear her at all and as I began calling to her the paramedics were coming through the door. They picked up the phone and told me she was unresponsive. I then began my trip up to Scranton continuing to say the Chaplet.

My husband was at the hospital when my mother arrived. She was resuscitated 3 different times. They did not feel she would survive.

As I was driving into Scranton and saying the Chaplet I suddenly saw what I thought was a fog in front of me. It was a vision of my mother's face. I could see her clearly on the left and her face on the right was faded. Also, around her face in a circle were what I thought were pictures of little babies. Again these babies were clear on the left and faded on the right. I pushed this vision out of my mind as I was a block from the hospital.

As I walked into Emergency my husband was speaking to a nurse and told me my mother had just passed. I had missed her.

My mother was buried a few days later. She was 81 years old, deeply religious and a member of the Third Order Dominicans. As I looked at her wearing her white habit in the casket it suddenly dawned on me. The vision I saw weren't babies around her face at the hour of death, but cherubs. I firmly believed she was being shuttled into the afterlife as her face was fading. She also got to go home on All Saint's Day.

On my drive home from Philadelphia that night I wasn't praying for a miracle. She wasn't ill but I knew her greatest concern was where her soul would go. With all my heart I believe she is with Our Lord.

Currently I have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Many of my friends as well as myself continue to say the Chaplet. I have faith I will overcome this and I believe my mother is leading the charge as she always told me, "My prayers will be stronger for you from heaven than they were on earth."

Cathy - Oct 21, 2009

What a beautiful witness to God's mercy! I would like to share a story about Divine Mercy and Fr Mark Garrow. I have been battling Stage IV ovarian cancer for over 6 years. Shortly after my initial surgery a dear friend started a weekely recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet and rosary for my needs, and that has since grown into a prayer ministry for those with cancer and serious illnesses - our intentions list is very large and always growing. Last November I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Shrine, which was just a beautiful experience in many ways. I had read about Fr Mark Garrow, and was very drawn to him due to his battle with cancer and his courage in dealing with its difficult treatments, and very much wanted to visit his grave site and say a prayer to him/for him, which I was able to do. At the time I was suffering some rather serious neuropathy in my feet, a side effect of my chemo treatments. I stood on his grave site and prayed... since that day I have had no problems with foot neuropathy. I believe he has interceded for me and continue to pray to him for assistance as I continue my battle. Jesus, I trust in you! Fr Mark, pray for me!

anthony - Oct 22, 2009

Many Thanks
My children have been suffering from a neurological condition. As I was reading your story something came over me advisingmeto bring them there. I will be going as a family I will ask Sister Faustina to interced for me as she did for you.

M. - Oct 22, 2009

I, too, am a cancer patient and have felt guided to pray to Fr. Mark Garrow (whom I did not know) for intercession.

Marie-Therese - Oct 23, 2009

Wonderful to see God's mercy at work. My devotion to the Divine Mercy when I went on Pilgrimage to Medjugorie in the summer of 2008. Before then ,I had always been 'afraid' to look at the image of the Divine Mercy as I found the Lord's eyes too piercing. After a prayerful and thought-provoking time there, I shared with my roommate this fear and together we spent time praying the Chaplet when we were not reciting the rosary or attending mass. I was inexplicably drawn to this devotion/prayer and by the end of our visit, I had bought all I could find about this ministry and having the image next to my pillow. But the real miracle was when I returned home and opened my front door, there at my doorstep was an image of the Divine Mercy, Nobody at home could explain how it got there. The Lord works in mysterious ways. JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU.

Patricia Terese - Oct 24, 2009

Dear Jesus, I love you with my whole heart and soul....I trust in you and all saints...I know you are always there for me and and my family...I thank God for loving us so much that he us his Son,our Savior Jesus Christ...I will try and pray more, not only to ask for things but to say thank you and I love you....I pray and always have faith...Lord you NEVER let me down...I love you and look forward to the day I am in Heaven with you...

Bernadette - Oct 26, 2009

Thank you for this inspiring story. I didnt know much about the Divine mercy not until my father got a terrible accident and was operated 4 times on the head. He got paralysed and for six months he could neither stand nor move without support. After the first operation he went into comma for 2 days, and we all thought he would not wake up. Then at that time my sister had known about the Divine mercy. Whenever she could come to the hospital immediately after greeting she would lead the chaplet to the Divine Mercy. I thought it was a usaual rosary we recite and this was said in another form. Until when she explained to us the mercy of Jesus and how he forgives especially when the chaplet is said when a person is dying. Indeed we received that mercy. My father was down for 6 months, paralysed and only moving on the wheel chair. But through the mercy of God we kept praying until we met our dear Father Talemwa Rauben in one of his mass he celebrated and my father was completed healed. He is now fine. At the age of 82, no one believed he would survive the neuro operation he underwent. Jesus I trust in you and your mercy do perform miracles.

liza - Oct 27, 2009

thank you Divine Mercy for giving back my full salary and sparing my house from possible fire. without YOU LORD my life here on earth is nothing. i thank you Lord for all the blessings that we received.

Br. Angelo Casimiro, MIC - Oct 27, 2009

Thank you, Dona, for sharing your beautiful story of healing. It's wonderful to see the connection with Fr. Mark Garrow in your story. He was a good man and I miss him. My mom has cancer and is going through chemotherapy. She is also devoted to the Divine Mercy and prays the chaplet daily. It gives her strength. St. Faustina, pray for us. Fr. Mark, pray for us.

Brian - Oct 27, 2009

I believe this happened! Praise the Lord! Is there any way I can see the picture with the angel in it on a web site? Thank you, Brian

chukwudi elias - Oct 27, 2009

Jesus I trust in you! Have mercy on us and on the whole world. this ai a great testimony. to God be the glory. I was introduced to Divine Mercy by my lovely wife during our national youth service programme before we got married. Ever since then St Maria faustina has been interceeding for my family. In order to keep the memory alive in us always, we named our daughter after her. St Maria Faustina pray for us.

virginia - Oct 28, 2009

In April of this year my husband lay dying in a nursing home. Our parish pastor came to give him the last rites and after, knelt down by my husband's bedside and asked us all to pray the chaplet of Divine Mercy.He said it is a most powerful prayer at a loved one's dying moments.I have been saying the chaplet every evening and I include all those who will die within the next 24 hours.My husband passed away peacefully on Holy Thursday.

Terry Miller - Oct 28, 2009

Since I have read Sr Faustina's story I have beleived in the Mercy of our Savior. His message comes through loud and clear that His Mercy is infinite.

suzette - Oct 28, 2009

Wonderful story. I started to say the chaplet in 04 when my father was ill. A local priest suggested we say it.My father had been away from the church most of his life. I was able to say the chaplet while my father passed away. Later a family friend said they had a vision of my dad and Jesus.My dad was kneeling and Jesus was saying "Come closer to Me, your loved ones have been praying for my Mercy" "Come"...
I know my Dad is in Heaven now and what an amazing feeling. I have lately gotten away from saying it but I am sure to say it daily now. JESUS I TRUST IN YOU! I will be praying for all the requests on this page. God Bless.

faustina - Oct 28, 2009

Would someone please get a copy of the photo she refers to uploaded to the site?
Thanks!

Raymond F Dunne Sr - Oct 28, 2009

A beautiful story and great devotion to the divine mercy. I have been saying the chaplet of divine mercy for quite some time and always try to say it at the 3 o'clock hour. Many times i'm awakened at 3am and I get up and pray the divine mercy chaplet. It brings me a lot of peace. God bless Dona and all praise to Jesus and St Faustina.

Caroline - Oct 29, 2009

Thank you for sharing your story. We Filipinos have a deep devotion to the Divine Mercy. One major department store called ShoeMart plays the 3 o'clock Mercy prayer over their p.a. system daily and shoppers and staff stop what they're doing at this time. Is your miraculous picture published on the internet?

Carmen - Oct 29, 2009

I believe in the power of the Holy Spirit to heal. I was personally healed at a healing service in Rome City, IN where Our Lady of America appritions happened. The feeling is tremendous to be freed of the cancer scourge I carried for several years.

I strongly recommend people to visit OLTIV.org for info. There is a special day of prayer and healing coming up on Saturday, Nov 7. If you are in need of healing or spiritual strength, by all means, be there. Our Lady will be there to lead you to her Son.

Web Editor - Oct 29, 2009

We've gotten a lot of requests to see the photo of the A-Frame that Dona mentions. Two versions of it have now been posted above. God bless you all!

TAB - Oct 29, 2009

Dear D - I'm praying for you! If you have an opportunity to go to Adoration, go and ask for healing...also, stay close to the Sacraments (esp. confession) during this time. Jesus (and Our Lady) will break the fetters, just trust in Him and be patient with Him and yourself. Don't lose hope, and just KNOW that although you may feel like you're in the desert, He was once there, too. Pray the chaplet, watch EWTN. Surround yourself with a barrier of Saints, like St. Faustina and St. Therese, and let them hold you up during times of temptation. God bless you!

Lucy - Oct 29, 2009

Praise You, Lord Jesus!!! Jesus, I Trust in You!!! What a sweet saint you are Saint Faustina!!! I love you Jesus and St. Faustina.

Arlene - Nov 2, 2009

Miracles happen when we believe. Great story about faith.

tony - Nov 5, 2009

I am so happy for all of you that have been touched and healed by the hand of God. Since my 2 boys were born i continuosly prayed to our Lord to spare them from a neurological condition that runs in my family but he seems to ignore these pleas. These children are suffering so much. Please pray for my sons maybe Gods heart will open to your prayers because he has ignored ours

Judith - Nov 6, 2009

I'm so happy to hear that the people really trust in Jesus!Any chance I get,I always tell the people about the messages that St Faustina got from Jesus.Especially I like how St.Faustina asked Jesus:"Who will paint You as beautiful as you are?" Jesus answered her"Not in the beauty of the color nor of the brush lies the greatness of the image, but in My grace. I like this one also:"Mankind will not have peace until it turns with trust to My Mercy" So beautiful!! Our god is so Great!Let's give him Praise every day of our life!

Magdalena - Nov 15, 2009

Hello, I am too, involved in the spreading of the Divine Mercy. Sister Faustyna is from my home city, Krakow, Poland and we are so blessed to have the original picture over there in the Sanctuary. I am so happy that people all over the world are spreading the Word. Sister Faustyna sacrificed a lot and we should follow her in her humility, humble personality, and love.

Ps This healing story moved me so much and made me stronger in my faith.

Anna - Nov 23, 2009

Jesus, I trust in you! St. Faustina pray for us to our dear Jesus when we are in need!

Mary - Nov 30, 2009

Glory to God in the Highest! My sweet Jesus, thank you for all our blessings.

Amy Dec. 1, 2009 - Dec 1, 2009

I'm also helping to spread the Divine Mercy devotion through the Lord of Pardon Prayer Group by giving out the necessary tools to anyone.I was also called by the Divine Mercy, Jesus to do this. I'm only asking Jesus, St. Maria Faustina, Blessed Virgin Mary, and Blessed Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary Papczynski of a healthy mind, body, and spirit. God Bless You.

patsy mccann - Dec 1, 2009

my husband says the chaplet every day and we always do our best to say it when we are driving iam so grateful to have the devine mercy in my life,

Bel - Dec 4, 2009

Oh Dona, what an inspiration your story is! Thank you so much! Jesus I trust in You to continue Your works of Divine Mercy through the Marians and people like Dona. I promise, St Faustina to SPray the Chaplet as often as I can and make a pilgrimage to your Nat'l Shrine in Stockbridge. May the peace of the Lord be always with you!

Maggie - Dec 23, 2009

Oddly enough, I have been praying much today because of an uncle with a terminal illness not expected to live within the few days. I still believe in miracles and pray for one through the Divine Mercy chaplet and prayers. BEFORE reading this beautiful and blessed encounter by Dona M. Kocylowski, I was noting my tongue had a sore pulsating and the inside of my mouth felt like it was coming down with something I believe from dry mouth from so much praying. I was astonished that the story is based on mouth ulcerations at that! I truly took that as a divine message that God is listening to me and my prayers for the recovery of my uncle's health. Praise be to God Dora for this enlightening message of yours... Let it spread some more! God Bless You!

Ed - Dec 28, 2009

Jesus in you I trust ! Thank you Saaint Faustina for being there for us. Pray for us always !!!

Dona M. Kocylowski - Jan 13, 2010

I have been reading, with great interest, all the comments, good wishes, & prayer requests my witness and article has evoked. I sincerely thank all of you for your many kind words. I am profoundly grateful to so many, especially Fr. Gramlich for asking me to speak on 10/5/09 at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy-- it was such an honor! And of course, I remain to be grateful to Jesus, St. Faustina and Fr. Mark Garrow for my healing. And yes, since 10/25/07 I remain free of the ulcerations that plagued me for over 30 years. Know that all of you are in my prayers.

"D", I hope that you are working to free yourself of your dependency -- be assured of my prayers;

Irene - I enjoyed your story of the "angels" and I'm certain they escorted your dear Mom to heaven. I hope and pray that you are doing well with "your" battle, and hope that you are enjoying the Prayer Shawl;

Anthony / Tony -- not sure if you are the same individual with two entries -- I am sorry for what you, your wife and children are experiencing. I hope that you did go to the Shrine and received some comfort. Please be assured that God hears all of our prayers, and I will continue to pray for all of you.

I thank all of you for sharing your witness and faith with me in your comments. All of you have strenghtened me as well. Miracles DO happen, even in today's world. We need to Trust in Jesus and believe! Please continue to pray the Chaplet and TRUST!

May God Bless all of you with health and peace in this new year.

Paul - Dec 18, 2012

I have tears in my eyes reading these beautiful comments. I pray to our Divine Mercy and St Faustina that I can help spread his word, and reading here has given me strength. Please pray for me. Please forgive me. Jesus I Trust in You.

Paul, Dublin, Ireland.

Dona Kocylowski - Apr 3, 2013

As we approach Divine Mercy Sunday, please continue to pray the Chaplet and trust in Jesus. There are so many graces to be obtained through this Chaplet. Believe in the power of this Chaplet and remember the promises of Jesus to St. Faustina and those who pray this Chaplet. Pray the Chaplet for the dying. Believe and remember, that Miracles do still happen today!

It has been 5.5 years since I was healed of my mouth ulcerations at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy through Jesus and the intercession of St. Faustina, Fr. Garrow.

Please continue to spread the message of Jesus as told to St. Faustina.

May you all be blessed greatly on Divine Mercy Sunday and always.



ohio - Jun 18, 2013

This is a very powerfull prayer and was read @ my partner's bedside april 11, 2013 as he laid dying from cancer. I and others witnessed three miracles. The most amazing happened when i had stepped out to my car and my cell phone started playing a chorus of female voices singing i believe " ava maria" over and over (witnessed) and would not stop ! I had to remove the battery (not knowing why this was happening !) For it to stop,when i went back in the hospice house the nurse's were @ the door to say he was close, he passed within the hour ("hour of death) that was the first miracle. I have no music (ringtones etc of ANY kind on my phone that was the first miracle. There were two more. I believe he was taken directly to Heaven and is there now as i saw his face in a vision before i slept that night and he was happy and smiling ! There is NO other explanation. I give full credit to Jesus and the chaplet of divine mercy prayer. Jesus i trust in you and try everyday to spread your message, say the chaplet and follow your teachings.

Catholic - Feb 3, 2014

"Though our bodies be beaten down by life, like the ocean batters a shell, the Good Lord continues on in search of the pearl inside".

Catholic - Feb 26, 2014

My mother-in-law, in her mid 80's, was diagnosed with cancer several before she died. She had been doing well but was growing more frail and was moved to a nursing home in the spring. From there, she had good days and bad days. She began eating less and lost a lot of weight over this time.

In November of 2010, she began to become much weaker than ever and was pretty much bed-ridden. Then, we reached Sunday morning, 11/17/10.

Initially, she began the day speaking a bit. She was also able to receive Holy Communion. As the morning and afternoon wore on, her breathing was a struggle and it became obvious that she was not going to wake up. Her very labored breathing continued for about 4 or 5 hours on Sunday. Because of this, her mouth was dry, and she could not swallow. So, family members gave her small amounts of water periodically using a small pink sponge attached to the end of a small swap or stick - this reminded me of Our Lord's Thirst on the Cross.

Anyway, we hit 1, 2 and eventually the 3:00 hour. Some family members were growing more sorrowful and felt more helpless by the hour - as did I.

At around 3:40, a family member was asked to sit next to my mother-in-law and hold her hand. We felt the need to pray for her, but were also sensitive to further upsetting the family. So, one of the siblings was asked if it was ok to pray out loud as a group and she gave the go-ahead.

We prayed the Divine Chaplet of Mercy as a family. Initially, it was primarily only a few who recited the words. As the Chaplet continued, other family members (at least 10 - 15) joined in, and the Devotion seem to come alive. In the sense that the reciting of the words was very sorrowful in our hearts, and remembering the life of this beautiful person, and now her suffering; linking this to Jesus' Passion and Death at the Foot of the Cross as best as we could. Something that had started out as emotional and disjointed in every way somehow progressed to what seemed to be near perfection in prayer.

When the Chaplet was over, we concluded by saying "Dear Lord - we pray that you help our family member, and that she may be soon joining you in Heaven", or something like that, I can't remember the exact words. However, I recall clearly at the end, the person leading the Chaplet added "Not our will, but yours be done".

1 or 2 minutes after the Chaplet was over, she let out a breath and her body tensed up and she passed so peacefully within a few minutes. I was so stunned... I can only describe it as Sorrowful yet Blessed, the latter possibly a strong word but the primary one that comes to mind.

She passed at 3:54 - within the Hour of Mercy that Our Lord speaks about in the Chaplet of Mercy that He gave to St. Faustina.

Anyway, I wanted to share this. Not so much because of what some would define as just hysterical or coincidence. But more so, I think this message is powerful with all of the sad stories we hear about sick or dying people being thought to be worthless at this stage of their life. That their suffering is no good to anyone and that science should step in. This is simply not true. Jesus had to suffer, did He not? And we will as well to follow in His Path.

We do not have to be helpless in this situation - we can and should help our loved ones, and people we dont even know. At the very least, we can pray for the dying and trust that God will take them in His Time and Wisdom, because it is He and He alone who sees the big picture, and knows the exact moments of when to give and take life - to maximize His Good. And, as I think our family experienced on that Sunday, sincerely praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy while meditating on our Lord's Passion and Death is a powerful way to help the dying; while also adding to ones faith and overall respect for God's Greatest Gift - Life.

God Bless.

Catholic - Feb 26, 2014

Trusting in God's Wisdom

There once was a man who proclaimed he did not believe in God. “God could never love anyone and if he existed, I would insist that he prove it to me”, he often proclaimed to friends. “God takes lives all the time and the poor and down-trodden are first on the menu”, he would say further. Even though the man was often kind to people all throughout his life, he believed that one should live life to the fullest in every way. He also believed strongly that a woman had every right to an abortion, and if she chose to do so, it was only that person’s business.

One day the man found himself in front of an abortion clinic watching women walk in as protestors were praying and begging the pregnant women not to go in the clinic. A woman who was protesting began talking loudly to a young pregnant woman who was walking into the clinic. This immediately enraged the man and he began yelling at and cursing the woman who was protesting and others began to join in.

The young woman walking into the clinic became scared and upset at both the woman protesting and the man, and immediately turned and ran away from the clinic. This enraged the man and others even more and they escalated their yelling and insults toward the woman protestor even more. The woman protestor cried and left the scene.

Many, many years later the man was in a serious car accident and was thrown from the car. As he lay dying, many people consoled him as an ambulance rushed to the scene. A young priest who had also been called to the scene began to perform last rites. The man, although in terrible pain and very terrified, gruffly said to the priest, “Don’t waste your breath with that prayer, Father, I’m not a Catholic and even if I was, God has never gone out of his way to help me – take a good look”.

The priest gently smiled at the man and stopped saying the last rites. After a few seconds, the priest began to softly recite the Divine Chaplet of Mercy. “For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion, have Mercy on us and the whole world”, he recited over and over. The man peacefully passed into darkness.

Suddenly, a great light engulfed the man along with great love. The man was more afraid than ever as he knew he was in the presence of God. He asked what was happening and who it was that he was speaking to. He asked this because he could only see one form but felt there were others in the area as well.

“I am Jesus, Son of the Living God, and you have been born to a new life. We are here to judge your life on earth”. Immediately, as in a video, the man began to see his entire life in review. The good and the bad.

Many times when he helped the poor, other times when he freely partook in sins of the flesh. Times when he helped the elderly, and times when he intentionally hurt other people. The life review seemed to stop as quickly as it had started and the man felt ashamed.

Quickly, however, the man recovered, and recalled what he had said to many friends during his life. “What chance did I have when my creator never showed any effort to reach out to me with love?” "Why did you not even try a little to help me save me from myself?".

The Lord looked lovingly at the man and played back the life scene in front of the abortion clinic. The man was mortified as he watched himself become enraged. He was overcome with resign and asked the Lord what happened to the woman protestor who had left the scene those many years ago.

The Lord responded, “She was called to me a few days later, she had accomplished her mission”.

“And what of the woman that decided not to have the abortion that day?”, he asked.

“She gave birth to a healthy son and immediately passed to me after childbirth, she had accomplished her mission”.

The man looked down and felt very sad. He slowly looked up and softly said to the Lord and said, “I wish I would have met her son; that I could know what he looks like and see what he does in life”. But, I never did, and yet you show me these images anyway.” "I return to my original question, Lord, can you not show me one instance in my life where you went out of your way even a little bit to show the extent of your love for me?".

“You met her son at the twilight of your life", said the Lord, "He will be joining us soon – he has accomplished his mission”. “Come let us go to heaven”.

The man felt happy, sad, and curious all at once, and felt compelled to ask Jesus three final questions. “What did this man do in life, why must he die now, and what was his mission?” asked the man.

“He was a simple priest who believed in God’s Mercy, and you were his mission”, responded three voices.

Catholic - Feb 26, 2014

Reflection of Our Blessed Lord at the Pillar - "What is Love?"

"How often do we wonder what God's love is? What it should feel like? What does it mean when we hear that God loves each of us more than we can ever imagine?

Reflect upon Our Lord immediately after His Scourging. Left unattended for a few scant seconds or minutes sitting disoriented at the base of the pillar after being beaten so severely for a long period. Imagine if you will that each of us is allowed to witness this spiritually in horror and feel the sadness. It's all we can think about to bow down on our knees in homage before Him, there are no words. Our heads face down on the ground in front of Him, with our arms also extended on the ground at His Feet.

He is exhausted, battered, beaten, bleeding, naked, probably can't even see straight because of The Blood Loss now at His Feet. Unimaginable Pain, Thirst and Lonliness. While kneeling in front of Him in homage, I try to sneak a peek up to see how He is doing.

Suddenly, He slowly lifts up His Shaking Head, recognizes me, and knows all the terrible ugliness of all the horrible mortal and venial sins on my soul. My head immediately bolts back to the ground in terrible shame and fear.

In His terrible agony, His eyes become rejuvenated and He desperately tries to reach out to Bless me. His goal only to touch my head gently, to welcome and thank me for simply being there, for my small gesture.

In spite of the terrible pain He has suffered and will continue to suffer, nothing is more important to Him in this moment than to reach out with love. To one of His lost sheep that hasn't even been born yet.

He does not make it far when He is roughly pulled up and led to the crowning. He turns back as He is being roughly escorted away and looks at me. His look is one of being completely horrified and filled with Sorrow and Love that He has to leave. The physical torture that will occur over and over to Him in the next few hours seems of little concern compared to His Sorrow and Anxiety for having to leave one soul unattended at that moment..."

An example for each of us.. Jesus is the Perfect Savior, across the ages. Someone I would never deserve to be in the same universe with, let alone within a few feet. Who shows more lob-sided Compassion for Me than I ever could for Him, in spite of me spiritually reflecting upon His Torture and Death.

To all who feel that we have committed sins that cannot be forgiven, this is not from the Lord. It is not in His Divine Nature. He has always been about welcoming souls back to Himself, no matter what; there is nothing else more important to Him, even faced with the Cross. That's the way it was 2000 years ago and the way it is now. We can always find our way back to Him in the Mystery of His Passion, even if we never knew Him or tried to get to know Him before. All we need to do is show up in prayer, the Mass, and/or the Sacraments and try to focus on Him. Just give Him a few minutes, He will do the rest. No matter His Pain, He is always vigilant and ready to reach out to us, to our dying breath, and His.

God Bless.

Josh - Apr 28, 2014

Jesus, King of Mercy, I trust in You! I'm putting my friend's healthcare, his healing and recovery from his sickness into your Divine Mercy. And if ever you will it, My Lord, just only say the word and he shall be healed. By your blood and water which gushed forth Your Heart, O Lord, as a fount of Mercy for us. I trust in You. Amen.

lynda - Mar 21, 2015

Pls, pray for my healing and my fiance healing too. And for my fiance conversion to a catholic. Crying my fiance and i needs healing. Pls, remember us. I promise to distribute the copies of Divine Mercy prayer as much as i can and to say Divine Mercy chaplet. If my requests be granted

Ines - Mar 21, 2015

Jesus I trust in you. I claim, receive and believe in Your healing power, through your precious Divine Mercy. In Jesus Name, Amen

onald - Apr 3, 2015

my friend gave me a book of st. faustina divine mercy in my soul, and i'm read every passage of words of Jesus to St. Faustina. My story is that i have a choirmate who's his mother is suffering from cancer. I what i still recall is that we prayed the chaplet of divine mercy, that was saturday i remember i forgot what year was that though. but we firmly prayed the chaplet and when we finished it she was so thankful about what i did to her. And that was sunday morning my choirmate text me early in the morning that his mother passed away already, from sleeping probably she didnt awake from the sleep. very peacful and happy death.That gave me deep impact about the devotion to the divine mercy. and now i taught my son to recite 3 oclock prayer every 3pm together ☺️. thank you divine mercy and st faustina we love you so much

Angelica - Feb 17, 2016

Jesus my Saviour heal me from all the ailents i am goig through.. Dizziness..osterporosis..glaucoma heavy breathing..also to give up gambling.. Help me financially so I do not see the face of a casino. Help my kids to solve marriage problems.. I'll pray to St faustina's dary as long as I am living and will spread your power of the Divine Mercy. Amen My Jesus. Thank you for your endless ovecand forgiveness

Nori - Mar 4, 2016

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share. I have countless of answered prayers through the Divine Mercy praying every 3 0'clock. And sharing them to people, friends or strangers who are into trouble. Now I am asking to help pray for me and my fiancee's struggle. He is in financial depression right now, and he seem lost his hope of moving on his life after almost 8 years of waiting to realize his plans....Thank you. "Lord have Mercy on us"

Peggy/ a mother of a son with cancer - Aug 6, 2016

I have discovered Saint Faustina recently. A year ago my seemingly healthy son; a husband and father of two little girls, went to the ER after having a seizure. Never had any major illness before; out of the blue. He was misdiagnosed for 3-4 months and finally in Nov of 2015 we were hit with the diagnosis of Glioblastoma brain cancer stage 4. We were devastated and blindsided. Tim has been battling it hard since then with radiation, chemo, surgery and more agonizing chemo. We are frightened at how the tumors, chemo and drugs are affecting him so adversely. So after having prayed to various saints for intercession I just found Faustina; or maybe she found me. My son is having an especially difficult time after his last chemo procedure and I will share what happened to me this morning:

Tim was in the ER to be evaluated for possible stroke yesterday... I had a hard time sleeping and kept praying and praying. About 3am I got up and had to take a half pain pill for my back. So I got back in bed and kept praying and praying to St Faustina as I have been to please heal my son. Then I relaxed a little and felt like I got a message or some kind of answer? It said I need to be more specific and directed in how I prayed for Tim's cancer. Then I got the thought strongly: Immune System and Immunology. So I started praying for God to activate his immune system to rid Tim of the cancer and as I did this I suddenly and literally felt every cell of my brain within my head as it filled my skull!!! And I felt a type of heat that wasn't heat but more of a heaviness or a slight vibration? and I knew something was happening. So I started spiritually and somehow instinctually associating my brain with Tim's and then I got the message or thought I should relive how I kiss Tim's head and ask for healing. So I did. Then I got the thought that I should bring down heavenly blessings and power into my own brain and that it would flow to Tim's through mine. And it felt so amazing and almost vibrated with that heaviness. I kept praying that Tim's immune system would be covered by Christ's precious blood and believe that Christ ordered it to eradicate the cancer by God's Holy will. And it felt like Heaven was truly helping.
And then after a while the heaviness and warmth of my brain started to gradually dissipate and I was left with a peace that God would take care of everything for us. It was peace that filled my own skull. I was able to relax a little and I fell asleep more peacefully. It was so amazing. I'll have to ask Tim if he felt anything around 3-4am!
I don't know if Tim was healed, we'll have to see at his next MRI. But I feel Faustina watching over Tim and our family who is praying day and night for him to be cured. I humbly ask Saint Faustina to continue to heal him and when she does, I promise to spread the news of her strong intercession at the foot of Christ's throne. I will spread it unafraid and boldly! The Divine Mercy will be known to as many people as I can reach.✝ Please Lord Jesus Christ!! Heal him!!

Peggy/ a mother of a son with cancer - Aug 6, 2016

I have discovered Saint Faustina recently. A year ago my seemingly healthy son; a husband and father of two little girls, went to the ER after having a seizure. Never had any major illness before; out of the blue. He was misdiagnosed for 3-4 months and finally in Nov of 2015 we were hit with the diagnosis of Glioblastoma brain cancer stage 4. We were devastated and blindsided. Tim has been battling it hard since then with radiation, chemo, surgery and more agonizing chemo. We are frightened at how the tumors, chemo and drugs are affecting him so adversely. So after having prayed to various saints for intercession I just found Faustina; or maybe she found me. My son is having an especially difficult time after his last chemo procedure and I will share what happened to me this morning:

Tim was in the ER to be evaluated for possible stroke yesterday... I had a hard time sleeping and kept praying and praying. About 3am I got up and had to take a half pain pill for my back. So I got back in bed and kept praying and praying to St Faustina as I have been to please heal my son. Then I relaxed a little and felt like I got a message or some kind of answer? It said I need to be more specific and directed in how I prayed for Tim's cancer. Then I got the thought strongly: Immune System and Immunology. So I started praying for God to activate his immune system to rid Tim of the cancer and as I did this I suddenly and literally felt every cell of my brain within my head as it filled my skull!!! And I felt a type of heat that wasn't heat but more of a heaviness or a slight vibration? and I knew something was happening. So I started spiritually and somehow instinctually associating my brain with Tim's and then I got the message or thought I should relive how I kiss Tim's head and ask for healing. So I did. Then I got the thought that I should bring down heavenly blessings and power into my own brain and that it would flow to Tim's through mine. And it felt so amazing and almost vibrated with that heaviness. I kept praying that Tim's immune system would be covered by Christ's precious blood and believe that Christ ordered it to eradicate the cancer by God's Holy will. And it felt like Heaven was truly helping.
And then after a while the heaviness and warmth of my brain started to gradually dissipate and I was left with a peace that God would take care of everything for us. It was peace that filled my own skull. I was able to relax a little and I fell asleep more peacefully. It was so amazing. I'll have to ask Tim if he felt anything around 3-4am!
I don't know if Tim was healed, we'll have to see at his next MRI. But I feel Faustina watching over Tim and our family who is praying day and night for him to be cured. I humbly ask Saint Faustina to continue to heal him and when she does, I promise to spread the news of her strong intercession at the foot of Christ's throne. I will spread it unafraid and boldly! The Divine Mercy will be known to as many people as I can reach.✝ Please Lord Jesus Christ!! Heal him!!

Peggy; mom of a dear son with cancer - Aug 6, 2016

I am praying to St Faustina for a healing of my son's brain cancer. Here is something that just happened to me.
8-6-2016
Had an interesting dream??! Experience??! early this morning I wanted to share it.
Tim had a very rough time at chemo. They drugged him out too much or something? He is also having a terrible time with walking. LEFT sided weakness; hand arm and leg. His wife who was at work got more and more worried about the weakness and had a friend drive Tim to Abbott ER Friday. He would arrive at the ER and be evaluated for possible stroke. His wife went to the hospital and the rest of us family took care of their children and prayed. No stroke thank God, but doctors still need to figure out why Tim had such a bad outcome suddenly after his last chemo.
We were all pretty worn out after the day was through.
I'm his mom. I had a hard time sleeping and kept praying and praying. About 3am I finally got up and had to take a half pain pill for my back. So I got back in bed and kept praying and praying to St Faustina as I have been. Then I relaxed a little and felt like I got a spiritual message or some kind of answer? It said I needed to be more specific and directed in how I prayed for Tim's cancer. Then I got the thought strongly: "Immune System and Immunology". So I started praying that God would activate his immune system to rid Tim of the cancer and it was then that I literally felt every cell of my brain within my head! Every bit of it as it filled my skull!!! And I felt a type of heat that wasn't really heat but more of a heaviness or a slight vibration? and I knew something was happening. So I started spiritually and somehow instinctually associating my brain with Tim's and then I got the message or thought I should relive how I kiss Tim's head and ask for healing. So I did. Then I got the thought that I should bring down heavenly blessings and power into my brain and it would flow into Tim's through mine. And it felt so amazing and almost vibrated with that heaviness. I kept praying that Tim's immune system would be covered by Christ's blood and ordered to eradicate the cancer by God's Holy will. And it felt like Heaven was helping.
And then after a while the heaviness and warmth of my brain started to gradually dissipate and I was left with a peace that God would take care of everything for us. It was peace that filled my skull now. I was able to relax a little and I fell asleep more peacefully. It was so amazing. I'll have to ask Tim if he felt anything around 3-4am! Asking Faustina for a healing. Perhaps the healing has already begun. Help my son St Faustina and heal him of his brain cancer. Please I beg you. I will without fail tell the world of your powerful intercession and devotion to The Divine Mercy once we have our healing! Thank you!

Peggy; mom of a dear son with cancer - Aug 6, 2016

I am praying to St Faustina for a healing of my son's brain cancer. Here is something that just happened to me.
8-6-2016
Had an interesting dream??! Experience??! early this morning I wanted to share it.
Tim had a very rough time at chemo. They drugged him out too much or something? He is also having a terrible time with walking. LEFT sided weakness; hand arm and leg. His wife who was at work got more and more worried about the weakness and had a friend drive Tim to Abbott ER Friday. He would arrive at the ER and be evaluated for possible stroke. His wife went to the hospital and the rest of us family took care of their children and prayed. No stroke thank God, but doctors still need to figure out why Tim had such a bad outcome suddenly after his last chemo.
We were all pretty worn out after the day was through.
I'm his mom. I had a hard time sleeping and kept praying and praying. About 3am I finally got up and had to take a half pain pill for my back. So I got back in bed and kept praying and praying to St Faustina as I have been. Then I relaxed a little and felt like I got a spiritual message or some kind of answer? It said I needed to be more specific and directed in how I prayed for Tim's cancer. Then I got the thought strongly: "Immune System and Immunology". So I started praying that God would activate his immune system to rid Tim of the cancer and it was then that I literally felt every cell of my brain within my head! Every bit of it as it filled my skull!!! And I felt a type of heat that wasn't really heat but more of a heaviness or a slight vibration? and I knew something was happening. So I started spiritually and somehow instinctually associating my brain with Tim's and then I got the message or thought I should relive how I kiss Tim's head and ask for healing. So I did. Then I got the thought that I should bring down heavenly blessings and power into my brain and it would flow into Tim's through mine. And it felt so amazing and almost vibrated with that heaviness. I kept praying that Tim's immune system would be covered by Christ's blood and ordered to eradicate the cancer by God's Holy will. And it felt like Heaven was helping.
And then after a while the heaviness and warmth of my brain started to gradually dissipate and I was left with a peace that God would take care of everything for us. It was peace that filled my skull now. I was able to relax a little and I fell asleep more peacefully. It was so amazing. I'll have to ask Tim if he felt anything around 3-4am! Asking Faustina for a healing. Perhaps the healing has already begun. Help my son St Faustina and heal him of his brain cancer. Please I beg you. I will without fail tell the world of your powerful intercession and devotion to The Divine Mercy once we have our healing! Thank you!