Love & Mercy, Challenged by Evil, Refusing Communion, Suffering & Joy 10.29.19

  • Father offers a review of the docudrama telling of the story of Divine Mercy: “Not in the beauty of the image, but in the grace of my mercy.”
  • Every work of God is opposed by the evil one: consider the many barriers and opposition to the Divine Mercy message. We must trust, more than our need to know. Find God in the everyday, humble, hidden tasks, small things.
  • Sacramental Absolution and the Act of Contrition: “Resolve to sin no more, avoid the near occasion of sin.” – if a person is not willing to make a change, to receive the grace of absolution forgiveness doesn’t happen.
  • St. Paul reminds us: the suffering we go through is nothing compared to the joy we will experience.