Category Archives: Maureen Digan
There is little doubt that the Risen Christ chose St. Faustina to be His messenger of mercy. When I read her Notebooks, now published as the Diary of St. Faustina, I was awed by the theological and philosophical truths of … Continue reading
A festive St. Peter’s Square was bedecked with spring flowers and budding saplings as the Church celebrated the first canonization of the Jubilee year and Pope John Paul II’s formal announcement that the Sunday after Easter would henceforth be known … Continue reading
St. Faustina (1905-1938) was a member of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland. Saint Faustina’s mission to mankind began when she had a vision of Jesus Christ on Feb. 22, 1931. He came with a … Continue reading
Saint Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938) Born: Aug. 25, 1905, Glogowiec, Poland Birth Name: Helena Kowalska Religious Name: Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Most Blessed Sacrament Entered Religious Life: Aug. 1, 1925, Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, Krakow, … Continue reading
Miracles attributed to the intercession of Sr. Maria Faustina lead to her canonization on April 30, 2000. Today, people from around the world rely on St. Faustina to interceed on their behalf to Our Lord.
However, his doctor, while assessing the recovery as “remarkable and unexpected,” sees more science than the supernatural in Pytel’s healing. The outcome, while rare, he said, is not unprecedented in similar cases.