“Love and Mercy: Faustina” (Kondrat-Media)

Kamila Kaminska stars in a scene from the movie "Love and Mercy: Faustina." The film contains an off-screen suicide. The Catholic New Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. (CNS/courtesy of Kondrat-Media)

By Catholic News Service Polish filmmaker Michal Kondrat’s docudrama tells the story of the birth and growth of the devotion to Divine Mercy that originated with the visions of Jesus (Bartosz Ziemniak) experienced in the 1930s by St. Faustina Kowalska (Kamila Kaminska). Seamlessly combining reenactments with interviews and narration, the film recounts how the saint’s […]

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St. Faustina relic at St. Mary, DePue, adds to celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday

Father Kevin Creegan, pastor of St. Mary Parish in DePue, holds a first-class relic of St. Faustina Kowalska, whose visions of Jesus inspired the Divine Mercy Sunday devotion and message. The parish has created a space in the church to display the relic that includes a photo of St. Faustina, the Divine Mercy image, a kneeler, votive candles, and books of her Diary. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

DePUE — When Catholics of the DePue area gathered for Divine Mercy Sunday devotions on April 8 at St. Mary Church, they prayed in the presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and before a first-class relic of the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus inspired the Divine Mercy message and devotion. In early February, […]

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