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.
Sorry for the clickbait-ey title. But I have a message I’d really like to get out to all those faithful Catholics before they attend Christmas Mass this year. And even for those who have...