We continue our Divine Mercy Novena today, led by Deacon Marcelino Hernandez of the Archdiocese of Chicago who has written the daily focal points and has sent them along to be posted here. The link to the Divine Mercy Chaplet follows the prayer.
We Pray now under Deacon Hernandez’ leadership:
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Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channels My mercy flows out upon mankind.
Let us pray especially for Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, and for all Priests and religious, who succumb to sin and ask for mercy, to be reconciled to God and to His People. That through their faithful service, renewed with compassion and mercy they may be the catalyst for all who seek mercy and lead them by a renewed witness to your love.
Most Merciful Jesus, from whom comes all that is good, increase Your grace in men and women consecrated to Your service,* that they may perform worthy works of mercy; and that all who see them may glorify the Father of Mercy who is in heaven.
Eternal Father, turn Your merciful gaze upon the company of chosen ones in Your vineyard—upon the souls of priests and religious; and endow them with the strength of Your blessing. For the love of the Heart of Your Son in which they are enfolded, impart to them Your power and light, that they may be able to guide others in the way of salvation and with one voice sing praise to Your boundless mercy for ages without end. Amen.