Divine Mercy Sunday is April 11. This feast day focuses on the gift of mercy and love given through Christ’s death, burial and resurrection. Celebrated on the second Sunday of Easter, it is based on the private revelations of St. Faustina Kowalska, who was canonized in 2000 by Pope John Paul II.
To learn which parishes in the St. Cloud Diocese are offering special Divine Mercy Sunday observances, visit the websites for Divine Mercy of the Midwest (www.3oclockhour.org) or Faith Fitness Club (www.faithfitnessclub.org/mercy).
Photo: A image of Jesus of Divine Mercy is seen as Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of Divine Mercy in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 3. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)