The following are some of the parishes that are celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday, April 3. If your parish is not listed, call to find out how it might be celebrating.
A Divine Mercy novena begins on Good Friday (March 25), and continues through the Eve of Divine Mercy Sunday (Saturday, April 2).
Clearwater • St. Luke Parish: Confession at 2:30 p.m. Divine Mercy service begins at 3 p.m. with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, readings, prayers, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and anointing of the sick. (Divine Mercy materials for purchase.)
Fergus Falls • Our Lady of Victory Parish: Confession and adoration from 1 to 3 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet from 3 to 4 p.m.
Gilman • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish: Celebration begins after 8 a.m. Mass. Adoration at 9 a.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Rosary will be prayed every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Confession from 1 to 2:50 p.m.; Divine Mercy closing after 3 p.m.
Harding • Holy Cross Parish: Celebration begins at 2 p.m. and includes adoration, speaker Crosier Brother Alex Juguilon, songs, individual prayers for healing, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Scripture reading and confession.
Little Falls • Tri-parish celebration at Our Lady of Lourdes Church: exposition of Blessed Sacrament, reflection, adoration and prayers — noon to 3 p.m.; confession from 1 to 4 p.m.; Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Benediction — 3 to 4 p.m.
Perham • St. Henry Parish: Eucharistic adoration — 1 to 4 p.m.; confession — 1 to 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross — 1:15 p.m.; Scripture rosary — 2:15 p.m.; Holy Hour with Scripture readings, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Benediction — 3 to 4 p.m. (Catholic Daughters Court of St. Rita #409 serve breakfast after 8 a.m. Mass until noon. Free will offering.)
Randall • St. James Parish: Divine Mercy service begins at 1 p.m. with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Scripture reading, Divine Mercy Chaplet, confession and Benediction.
Rockville • Mary of The Immaculate Conception Parish: Divine Mercy Sunday celebration is from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Adoration throughout the day, Divine Mercy Chaplet every hour (Latino Chaplet at 4:30 p.m.), confession at 2 p.m., Father Ron Weyrens speaks on “Mercy” at 3:15 p.m. Soup and sandwiches follow celebration in Parish Center.
Royalton • Holy Trinity Parish: Eucharistic Holy Hour including exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with Benediction, rosary, confession, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, closing of Blessed Sacrament with Benediction — 3 to 4 p.m.
St. Cloud • St. Mary’s Cathedral Upper Church: Divine Mercy Devotions — 1 to 4 p.m. — including adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, prayer and confession; brief talks at the beginning of each hour: 1 p.m., Father Mark Stang (“Mercy and Healing”); 2 p.m., Father Tony Oelrich (“Pope Francis’ Vision of Mercy”); 3 p.m., Father Tom Knoblach (“Mercy: To Share in the Power of God.”). A rosary or Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be led by speakers following talks. Afternoon concludes with Benediction at 3:50 p.m.
Sauk Centre • St. Paul Parish: Divine Mercy Sunday celebration from noon to 3:45 p.m. begins with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and adoration, confession, and Chaplet of Divine Mercy; Mass at 4 p.m.; hot beef sandwich lunch served after Mass.
Sobieski • St. Stanislaus Parish: Divine Mercy Sunday Devotions including exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, devotions, adoration, confession, Benediction and Chaplet of Divine Mercy — 3 to 4 p.m.; social following in the parish hall.