It’s Divine Mercy Sunday today, and usually I talk more about St. Faustina and the image of the Divine Mercy, but this year I wanted to talk more about the background behind Divine Mercy Sunday, and how the recognition of our sinfulness and a longing for mercy has been the constant refrain of God’s people ever since the fall of Adam and Eve. I hope you enjoy, and don’t be afraid to go to confession! We all need it!!!
God has been speaking to me a lot lately about how He works in Liturgy. Before you go *blech* and turn your nose, let me just say that this is something we all need to appreciate more. I often wondered why on earth liturgy is even a thing, other than just a way of having a ritual gathering, only this one has evolved over many years. Nope. Nope nope nope. I mean that’s a very, VERY tiny part of it. But liturgy is far greater and more significant to our whole existence than I ever anticipated. It’s a pretty big deal. I’m barely gonna touch on it in this homily, but expect to hear more. I am praying and reading about this stuff and it is solid stuff my friends. You’re gonna love it.
As St. Paul said, if we do not believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, our faith is in vain (1 Corinthians 15:17). If you’ve wondered how we can prove to a doubtful culture...