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Shrine Reopens!

Up and over the hilltop, in the shadow of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, a sight to behold: 200-plus socially distanced worshippers celebrating Holy Mass together.

On Pentecost Sunday, May 31, the Marians Fathers at the National Shrine welcomed the public for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic 11 weeks ago. 

“It’s good to finally see people!” said Shrine Rector Fr. Anthony Gramlich, MIC, at the beginning of Mass.

The crowd, all wearing masks and spread out across the Shrine’s south lawn, gave a hearty round of applause.

For What Shall We Pray?

Jesus told St. Faustina that at the 3 o’clock hour, He will give us everything we ask for. What does that mean? What should we ask for? This article explains. 

Our Feelings Can Lie

Suffering can make you selfless or selfish. The choice is up to us, and to the Divine Mercy.

What Is Pentecost? 

Where does the Feast of Pentecost come from? Let's take a look. 

Signs of Trust

For obvious reasons, Sharon carried a sense of trust with her at the time of the pandemic lockdowns. 

Who Do You Rely Upon?

What does it mean to rely on Christ? Let's take a look. 

The Power of the Chaplet

As a prayer group in Iowa prayed the Chaplet one day for a dear friend who was on hospice care, they had no idea how miraculous their timing would be.       

Saint Faustina and the Ascension

Did you know that St. Faustina recorded in her Diary her own first-hand account of the Ascension of the Lord? 

Receiving the Eucharist More Worthily

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit, did you realize that you had been taking the Eucharist for granted? Here are some ideas to help you receive the Eucharist more worthily when you return to Mass. 

Sons of Poland, Sons of Our Lady

It’s one of the curious God-incidences of Catholic life that St. Stanislaus Papczynski and St. John Paul II were born on May 18.

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