St. Faustina Kowalska

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The tomb of St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938) in Łagiewniki, Poland.

7 things you need to know about St. Faustina and her vision of hell

Oct 5, 2023

By Alejandro Bermudez

St. Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament was born in Poland as Helena Kowalska on Aug. 25, 1905. She... Read more

Original painting of the Divine Mercy, by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski in 1934 | Pope John Paul II in 1996.

Pope John Paul II declared Divine Mercy Sunday a feast 23 years ago

Apr 16, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

On April 30, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized Maria Faustina Kowalska and declared the second Sunday of Easter as... Read more

The tomb of St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938) in Łagiewniki, Poland.

42 years after a miracle at St. Faustina’s shrine, this couple’s trust in Divine Mercy is going strong

Apr 16, 2023

By Zoe Romanowsky

After Maureen Digan’s healing was accepted as the miracle for St. Faustina’s beatification, the Digan family has remained close to... Read more

Original painting of the Divine Mercy, by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski in 1934. Wikimedia Commons 4.0.

Divine Mercy Sunday 2023: Here’s how to obtain a plenary indulgence

Apr 15, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

St. John Paul II and St. Maria Faustina Kowalska both became saints and they were both instrumental in the institution... Read more

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Divine Mercy Sunday 2023: Thousands expected at national shrine Mass, airing on EWTN

Apr 13, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

EWTN will air live coverage of the Sunday Mass at the shrine beginning at noon EST. Bishop Bernard Shlesinger of... Read more

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Divine Mercy novena begins on Good Friday

Apr 7, 2023

By CNA Staff

The Divine Mercy novena can be said at any time of the year, but it is especially said over the... Read more

Catholics in Poland pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Sept. 28, 2022

Catholics in Poland and around the world pray Divine Mercy Chaplet to end war

Sep 29, 2022

By Justyna Galant

On Wednesday, Catholics recited the Divine Mercy Chaplet in the streets of 173 cities in Poland and 44 localities worldwide.  Read more

Relics of St. Faustina and Blessed Michał Sopoćko at the Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in Sisak, Croatia.

St. Faustina relic given to Catholic basilica hit by Croatia earthquake

Apr 16, 2021

By Courtney Mares

A Catholic basilica in one of the towns most-damaged by an earthquake in Croatia last December recently received a relic... Read more

Archbishop Jan Romeo Pawłowski celebrates Mass on the 90th anniversary of the Divine Mercy apparition at the  Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Płock, Poland, Feb. 22, 2021. Photo credits: Foreign Communicati

Vatican archbishop celebrates 90th anniversary of Divine Mercy apparition

Feb 23, 2021

A Vatican archbishop celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first Divine Mercy apparition on Monday in the Polish city of Płock.  Read more

The tomb of St. Faustina Kowalska (1905-1938) in Łagiewniki, Poland.

Pope Francis adds St. Faustina Kowalska’s feast day to Roman Calendar

May 18, 2020

Pope Francis has decreed that St. Faustina Kowalska’s feast day be added to the Roman Calendar as an optional memorial... Read more