Touching Hearts and Touching Lives

People come from all over the country to visit the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, but not many are willing to spend two days in a van with 11 other people to make the journey! Mary Florence, Pat Stark, and 10 other women from St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Texas City, Texas, have done just that. These women are part of the Eucharistic Apostles of The Divine Mercy cenacle at their parish that promotes the message of Divine Mercy given to St. Faustina.

Going Big or Going Home

Each year tens of thousands of pilgrims visit the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy on Eden Hill in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Who are they, and what draws them here? The following is the latest in our "Pilgrims Progress" series. Meet Flo Dylan and her son Tim:

On a gorgeous, sunny spring day at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, Flo Dylan and her son Tim were making a pilgrimage in thanksgiving to God for Tim's three years of sobriety.

Mercy Should be Shared

Editor's note:Vicente Bonilla, administrator in the Consulate General of Panama, visited the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy for the first time in 2012. Upon entering the Shrine, he saw how God's mercy has changed his life and how he needed to share God's mercy with others.

Shrine Celebrates Grandparents Day

"In my heavy grief, I prayed to the Blessed Mother to wrap her mantle of blue around me," Jane Sweeney said. "I knew that throughout the Bible, there were many passages where God had a special love for widows and children. I had 13 grandchildren and five children in a blended family when I lost my husband."


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