30 Years of Being Friends

1989 - 11 years after the lifting of the temporary ban on promulgation of the Divine Mercy message and devotion - the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, through the Association of Marian Helpers, and Marian Press, were busy spreading Divine Mercy to all the corners of the world. To help spread the word about this important work, and to gather devotees of Divine Mercy together, the Friends of Mercy club was born. Since then, Friends of Mercy have witnessed the beatification and canonization of St.

How Can I Find Happiness?

The following is the first of a four-part series from our Friends of Mercy newsletter

Every human person is created by God, in His image and likeness, and called to eternal happiness with Him in Heaven (see Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1). But what exactly is happiness? Every person probably has a different answer to that question. But in the eyes of God, happiness is not a matter of opinion, feelings, or taste.

A Friend in Faustina, Week by Week

Walk with St. Faustina through the year, guided by weekly meditations written by popular author and EWTN TV host Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle, in 52 Weeks with Saint Faustina: A Year of Grace and Mercy, new from Marian Press. Here Donna-Marie talks about the writing process for the book and what she hopes readers can gain from praying with St. Faustina.

What was your inspiration for the book? Can you share a little bit about your journey with St. Faustina prior to the book and while writing it?

Ask Fr. Thaddaeus

Father Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, the spiritual director of Friends of Mercy, answers questions from club members: Anonymous asked: Why did God create the angels and man with free will, knowing full well that Lucifer and humanity would fall? He then sent His only Son, Jesus, to suffer and die for us sinners. This could have been all avoided if the "free will" had not been given to the angels and His first creatures. Is there an answer to this?


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