Christ is Risen! Alleluia!
Today we celebrate Second Sunday of Easter. It is also known as Sunday of Divine Mercy.
Divine Mercy Sunday (also known as the Feast of the Divine Mercy) is celebrated on the Second Sunday of Easter, which concludes the Octave of Easter. It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that St. Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus and is associated with special promises from Jesus and indulgences issued by the Catholic Church.
The feast of Divine Mercy, according to the diary of St. Faustina Kowalska, receives from Jesus the biggest promises of grace related to the Devotion of Divine Mercy, in particular that a person who goes to sacramental Confession (the Confession may take place some days before) and receives Holy Communion on that day, shall obtain the total expiation of all sins and punishment
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