Divine Mercy Sunday

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In a Regina Coeli message given at Castel Gandalfo, the Pope announced he'd preside over a mass commemorating JP the Great's passing and opening the First World Congress on Apostolic Divine Mercy this coming Wednesday. He spoke about JP & Sr. Faustina as apostles of mercy:
His message, like that of St Faustina’s, leads back to the face of Christ, the supreme revelation of God’s mercy. Constantly contemplating that face, that is the heritage he left us, and which we welcome and make our own with joy.

Days 'til the Pope is with us: 15 Keep up at www.pope2008.com. The Vatican's laid out its official itinerary here.