Skip to comments.Catholic Caucus: Why Should You Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet?
Posted on 04/27/2019 8:26:11 PM PDT by Coleus
When I first heard about the Divine Mercy Chaplet, I thought it was ridiculous.
That was in the year 2000, when St. Pope John Paul II canonized St. Faustina and granted universal observance of the Feast of Divine Mercy annually on the Second Sunday of Easter. Up to that point, Id never heard of Divine Mercy, nor did I know much about chaplets in general. So, I knew nothing about the Divine Mercy Chaplet.
We have the Rosary; why do we need anything else? I thought to myself.
I figured one bead-related devotion was plenty. The Blessed Mother herself had given the devotion to St. Dominic (d. 1221), citing 15 promises to all who pray the Rosary. Whatever you ask in the Rosary will be granted, she told him.
Then she promised this:
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For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, Have mercy on us and on the whole world!!
Jesus, we trust in Thee. Thank you, Coleus.
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A very good friend of ours died of a ruptured aorta. She was only 61 years old with a husband and many children and grandchildren. She was a very devout Catholic, a latin mass devotee and an excellent choir director.
Her last words as she faded on the way to the hospital was... “pray the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet”.
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