Mercy Meditations

God's Love is the Flower - Mercy the Fruit.

This is part five of the series 'God's Love is the Flower - Mercy the Fruit.' View part four.

In her Diary, on Feb. 12, 1937, St. Faustina wrote a beautiful poem entitled "God's Love is the flower - Mercy the fruit." Saint Faustina wrote, "Let the doubting soul read these considerations on Divine Mercy and become trusting" (949). Let's consider this poem line by line that we might become more trusting of Jesus, the Divine Mercy.

Part Seven: The Catholic and Magisterial Tradition - From the Middle Ages to Today

The following is the last in a seven-part series.

The High Middle Ages witnessed a great flowering of religious and spiritual writing by Catholic women. For example, Blessed Julian of Norwich, St. Gertrude the Great, St. Bridget of Sweden, and three Doctors of the Church: St. Hildegard Von Bingen, St. Catherine of Siena, and later St. Theresa of Avila. Saint Hildegard was even a public preacher and travelling evangelist.


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