Sisters from the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy’s Rio de Janeiro community will take part in the 1st Latin American Congress of Mercy, to be held on 22-25 June at the Shrine of Our Lady in Aparecida (Brazil).
This meeting of apostles of Divine Mercy will be accompanied by the words of the “Magnificat” hymn: “His Mercy from generation to generation for those who fear Him”, and attended by at least 5,000 people from all over the continent. In the program: conferences, lectures, testimonies, communal prayer and cultural events.
At the opening, an occasional message will be delivered from Pope Francis. Archbishop of Aparecida, Raymundo Cardinal Damasceno, co-organizer and host of the Congress, stressed that this event is designed to “raise awareness and awakening to the Church of the Americas and give new impetus to parish and diocesan ministry, making Divine Mercy the paradigm of evangelization”.
See more info about Divine Mercy message:
Divine Mercy – Trust and Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy – Why and how to pray it
Jesus I trust in You – Image of the Merciful Jesus
Spreading of Devotion to the Divine Mercy
Life of Saint Faustina Kowalska
Divine Mercy Krakow and Tomb of St Faustina
The Feast of Mercy – First Sunday after Easter
Divine Mercy novena and the Feast of Mercy – When and why should you do it
Hour of Mercy – What should we pray?