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Q. How do I receive the graces promised on Mercy Sunday when I can't get to church because of a serious reason (I'm homebound, seriously ill, or disabled)?

A. Our Lord said to St. Faustina: The graces of My mercy are drawn by means of one vessel only, and that is trust. The more a soul trusts, the more it will receive. Souls that trust boundlessly are a great comfort to Me, because I pour all the treasures of My graces into them. I rejoice that they ask for much, because it is My desire to give much, very much (Diary, 1578).

With this in mind, you can participate in the celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday by making a Spiritual Communion, with great trust. God will give you all the graces that He sees that you need because of your great trust.

You should also know that the Holy Father has made special, compassionate provisions for the obtaining of indulgences on Divine Mercy Sunday by those who cannot go to Mass on that day, especially for those who are seriously ill.


Suggested Reading:
Spiritual Communion 
Vatican Grants Plenary Indulgence for Divine Mercy Sunday 

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