Messenger of Mercy: A Retreat Guide on St. Paul

Not sure how to use this retreat guide?

In today’s world, the word “mercy” has implications of weakness. Hollywood heroes tend to destroy their enemies, not forgive them. Sports teams glory in crushing their opponents, not giving them a second chance. That’s the world we live in—a world whose popular culture has forgotten most of its Christian roots.

But the real meaning of mercy, from Christ’s perspective, is connected with spiritual strength, not weakness. Here is how a prayer from the liturgy puts it:

“O God, who manifest your almighty power above all by pardoning and showing mercy…” (Collect for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Can't view this content? Set up your FREE account to access everything!

Already have an account?

Log In

or

Leave a Reply

Want more?

Sign up for the weekly email and access to member-only content

Divine Mercy Meditation Novena

Join us on a truly unique experience

of the gift of God’s mercy in your own life journey!

Thank you! Your novena will begin on Good Friday (4/10/2020) and conclude on Divine Mercy Sunday.  We look forward to sharing this with you!