Observing Divine Mercy Sunday

To fittingly observe the Feast of Divine Mercy, we should:

  1. Celebrate the Feast on the Sunday after Easter, or the Vigil
  2. Sincerely repent of all our sins
  3. Place our complete trust in Jesus
  4. Go to Confession, preferably before the Feast day or Vigil
  5. Receive Holy Communion on the day of the Feast, or Vigil
  6. Venerate* the Image of The Divine Mercy
  7. Be merciful to others, through our actions, words, and prayers.

*To venerate a sacred image or statue simply means to perform some act or make some gesture of deep religious respect toward it because of the person whom it represents — in this case, our Most Merciful Savior.


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