THE DIVINE MERCY NOVENA – DAY 6 (EASTER WEDNESDAY)

Today bring to Me THE MEEK AND HUMBLE SOULS AND THE SOULS OF LITTLE CHILDREN, and immerse them in My mercy. These souls most closely resemble My Heart. They strengthened Me during My bitter agony. I saw them as earthly Angels, who will keep vigil at My altars. I pour out upon them whole torrents of grace. Only the humble soul is capable of receiving My grace. I favour humble souls with My confidence.

 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

Most Merciful Jesus, You yourself have said, “Learn from Me for I am meek and humble of heart.” Receive into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart all meek and humble souls and the souls of little children. These souls send all heaven into ecstasy and they are the heavenly Father’s favourites. They are a sweet-smelling bouquet before the throne of God; God Himself takes delight in their fragrance. These souls have a permanent abode in Your Most Compassionate Heart, O Jesus, and they unceasingly sing out a hymn of love and mercy.

A truly gentle and humble soul
Already here on earth the air of paradise breathes,
And in the fragrance of her humble heart
The Creator Himself delights.

Eternal Father, turn Your merciful gaze upon meek souls, upon humble souls, and upon little children who are enfolded in the abode which is the Most Compassionate Heart of Jesus. These souls bear the closest resemblance to Your Son. Their fragrance rises from the earth and reaches Your very throne. Father of mercy and of all goodness, I beg You by the love You bear these souls and by the delight, You take in them: Bless the whole world, that all souls together may sing out the praises of Your mercy for endless ages. Amen

DAY 6 REFLECTION (From the diary): 

The Truth of Humility

“The glorious virtue of humility must be understood, continually pondered and continually embraced.  What is humility?  It is nothing other than knowing the truth about yourself, believing that truth and living in accord with that truth.  Only you and God know the depths of your conscience.  Human opinion matters little.  Some may offer false judgments of you presuming your pride or another sin.  And at other times some may speak words of flattery, exaggerating your virtue from impure motives.  Neither false criticism nor words of flattery foster humility because they both have as their intention something other than the truth.  Some holy souls may even seek to misrepresent the truth of who they are by either exaggerating their holiness or by misrepresenting their misery so as to gain the praise or sympathy of others.  But, again, humility has as its goal the truth of who we are.  Seek to know and believe the full truth of your life, and then seek to live that truth openly and honestly.  This purity of intention will allow your true self to emerge, and through this humble act the Lord will shine forth from your soul.” (See Diary #1502-1503).

Ponder today the truth of who you are.  Seek complete honesty in regard to your actions and your intentions.  Understand yourself and seek to know yourself as God knows you.  Doing this will foster great humility.  As you grow in humility, see also the truth of God and His greatness.  Humbly acknowledge all that God does for you.  Seeing God at work within you and honestly expressing this with gratitude will allow Him to shine forth beautifully for all to see.  This is truth and this is humility.

Lord, I desire to know the truth of who I am.  I seek this truth and desire to allow it to shine forth with honesty and integrity.  I pray also that I see Your greatness and acknowledge Your workings in my life.  You are glorious, dear Lord.  May this truth shine forth.  Jesus, I trust in You.

NOW, PRAY THE CHAPLET OF MERCY AND THE LITANY

(If you prefer the YouTube version of the Chaplet in songs, which I prepared and would like to receive the Blessing of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, kindly click here, otherwise, scroll down and keep praying)

(Praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy is a glorious way to enter into the abundant Mercy of God.  It only takes a few minutes and can easily be prayed almost anywhere.  Using a rosary, follow the guide below to offer this wonderful prayer.  It is especially good to pray it at the three o’clock hour)

Using a rosary make the sign of the Cross

3 O’Clock Prayer

You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us.

O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fount of mercy for us, I trust in You! (3 times)

Introductory Prayers

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death, Amen.

I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; He descended into hell; on the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

On large bead prior to each decade, pray:

Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.

On 10 small beads of each decade, pray:

For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.

After all 5 decades of Chaplet are complete, then pray:

Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and on the whole world. (Repeat three times)

Concluding Prayers

Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion—inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to Your holy will, which is Love and Mercy itself. (Diary, 950)

O Greatly Merciful God, Infinite Goodness, today all mankind calls out from the abyss of its misery to Your mercy — to Your compassion, O God; and it is with its mighty voice of misery that it cries out. Gracious God, do not reject the prayer of this earth’s exiles! O Lord, Goodness beyond our understanding, Who are acquainted with our misery through and through, and know that by our own power we cannot ascend to You, we implore You: anticipate us with Your grace and keep on increasing Your mercy in us, that we may faithfully do Your holy will all through our life and at death’s hour. Let the omnipotence of Your mercy shield us from the darts of our salvation’s enemies, that we may with confidence, as Your children, await Your [Son’s] final coming — that day known to You alone. And we expect to obtain everything promised us by Jesus in spite of all our wretchedness. For Jesus is our Hope: Through His merciful Heart, as through an open gate, we pass through to heaven (Diary, 1570).

LITANY TO THE DIVINE MERCY

+God’s love is the flower – Mercy the fruit.
Let the doubting soul read these considerations on Divine Mercy and become trusting.

Divine Mercy, gushing forth from the bosom of the Father, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, greatest attribute of God, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, incomprehensible mystery, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, fount gushing forth from the mystery of the Most Blessed Trinity, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, unfathomed by any intellect, human or angelic, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, from which wells forth all life and happiness, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, better than the heavens, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, source of miracles and wonders, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, encompassing the whole universe, I trust in You

Divine Mercy, descending to earth in the Person of the Incarnate Word, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, which flowed out from the open wound of the Heart of Jesus, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, enclosed in the Heart of Jesus for us, and especially for sinners, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, unfathomed in the institution of the Sacred Host, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in the founding of Holy Church, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in our justification through Jesus Christ, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, accompanying us through our whole life, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, embracing us, especially at the hour of death, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, endowing us with immortal life, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, accompanying us every moment of our life, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, shielding us from the fire of hell, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in the conversion of hardened sinners, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, astonishment for Angels, incomprehensible to Saints, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, unfathomed in all the mysteries of God, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, lifting us out of every misery, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, source of our happiness and joy, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in calling us forth from nothingness to existence, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, embracing all the works of His hands, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, crown of all of God’s handiwork, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, in which we are all immersed, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, sweet relief for anguished hearts, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, only hope for despairing souls, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, repose of hearts, peace amidst fear, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, delight and ecstasy of holy souls, I trust in You.

Divine Mercy, inspiring hope against all hope, I trust in You.

+ O incomprehensible and limitless Divine Mercy, to extol and adore You worthily, who can? Supreme attribute of Almighty God, You are the sweet hope for sinful man.  Into one hymn yourselves unite, stars, earth and sea, and in one accord, thankfully and fervently sing of the incomprehensible Divine Mercy (Diary 951).

St. Maria Faustina, Pray for us! (x3)

 

Shalom!
Compiled from the “Divine Mercy diary” by Fr. Chinaka Justin Mbaeri, OSJ
Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Loreto, Vila Medeiros, São Paulo, Brazil
nozickcjoe@gmail.com / fadacjay@gmail.com

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Jenny Nwatu
Jenny Nwatu
2 years ago

O merciful Jesus, O merciful Jesus, O merciful Jesus, Jesus I trust in You.

Lawrence Okonofua
Lawrence Okonofua
1 year ago

Divine Mercy, inspiring hope against all hope, I trust in You.
To Your Merciful Heart, I entrust all whom it has pleased God to put on my salvific train.

Regina Ikpeni
Regina Ikpeni
1 year ago

May the divine mercy of God be upon us all. Amen

SCHOLASTICA
SCHOLASTICA
1 year ago

Jesus! I trust in You.

Miriam Chigbu
Miriam Chigbu
1 year ago

Divine Mercy, lifting us out of every misery, I trust in You.

Priscilla Ugbir
Priscilla Ugbir
1 year ago

Jesus I trust in you

Felicity
Felicity
1 year ago

Jesus I trust in you

Linda John Ojeyokan
Linda John Ojeyokan
1 year ago

Jesus, I trust in you.

Victoria Agbonyeme
Victoria Agbonyeme
1 year ago

Jesus, I trust in you.

Biamene Baatee
Biamene Baatee
1 year ago

Lord God, I bring to you the soul of everyone that was once a child. Amen

Emilia
Emilia
1 year ago

Jesus I trust in you

Comfort Orjime
Comfort Orjime
1 year ago

Jesus meek and heart of heart,make make my heart humble like unto thine.Amen

Bridget ighodalo
Bridget ighodalo
1 year ago

Show us your mercy Lord Nd grant us your salvation Amen

Nneka
Nneka
1 year ago

Oh merciful Jesus make us to be humble Amen

Angela Uso
Angela Uso
1 year ago

Amen

Vivian Oyih
Vivian Oyih
1 year ago

Jesus I Trust in You, St. Faustina, Pray for us Amen

Preshy
Preshy
1 year ago

Merciful Jesus, defend our children in this perverse day. Defend our families from the wiles of the devil. Have mercy on us and on the whole world. Amen

Njideka Ihionu
Njideka Ihionu
1 year ago

Jesus I trust in you ❤️❣️ Jesus I trust in you ❤️ Jesus I trust in you
May God continue to abide with us amen and may God answer all our prayers.
Jesus I love you, all I have is yours, yours I am yours I want to be, do with me what ever you will. Amen

Stella Ogbakpah
Stella Ogbakpah
1 year ago

Divine Mercy, embracing all work of His hands, I trust in you. Amen

Juliet Arinze
Juliet Arinze
1 year ago

Jesus, I trust in you

Udeolisa nkeiruka
Udeolisa nkeiruka
1 year ago

Merciful Jesus bless and answer us Amen

Ezendiokwere Ujunwa Scholastica
Ezendiokwere Ujunwa Scholastica
1 year ago

Oh Merciful Jesus
I Trust In You

Emeka Alu
Emeka Alu
1 year ago

Amen

Emeka Alu
Emeka Alu
21 days ago

Jesus I trust in you. Amen

uju chukAmenwuma
uju chukAmenwuma
21 days ago

Oh merciful Jesus….I trust in you

Treasure Mary Marie
Treasure Mary Marie
21 days ago

Dear Lord help me to be humble

Anyanwu Akachi Kizito
Anyanwu Akachi Kizito
21 days ago

Divine Mercy, accompanying us every moment of our life, I trust in You.

Roselyn Demawa
Roselyn Demawa
21 days ago

Jesus I trust in you

Adaobi Val
Adaobi Val
21 days ago

Amen

Aromashodu Bisi
Aromashodu Bisi
21 days ago

Jesus I trust in you. Amen

Victoria Agbonyeme
Victoria Agbonyeme
21 days ago

Jesus I trust in you.

Angela Oluchi
Angela Oluchi
21 days ago

Jesus! I trust in You.

Akaju Rita Adaeze
Akaju Rita Adaeze
21 days ago

Divine Mercy, source of miracles and wonders, I trust in you Amen.

Miriam Akaakase
Miriam Akaakase
21 days ago

Divine Mercy, incomprehensible mystery, I trust in You.

Roselyn Ariteshurma Okuku
Roselyn Ariteshurma Okuku
21 days ago

Divine Mercy, in the conversion of harden sinner, I trust in you.

Catherine Adaugo Uzoma
Catherine Adaugo Uzoma
21 days ago

O unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop us and the whole world.

Mary Ziggar Oluremi Lanko
Mary Ziggar Oluremi Lanko
21 days ago

Jesus I trust in you
Jesus I trust in you
Merciful Jesus I have all my trust in you

Franca Ekhosuehi
Franca Ekhosuehi
21 days ago

Saint Maria faustina,pray for us . Amen

Obiageli Uwakwe
Obiageli Uwakwe
21 days ago

Thanks you so much Fadacjay for this 6th Day of Divine Mercy Novena , so comprehensive, I desire this humility advocated and simplicity of little children and their innocence. May God all the little children in the world.

Malagu Cynthia ifeoma
Malagu Cynthia ifeoma
21 days ago

St Maria Faustina pray for my family and i

Agnes Hanmaikyur
Agnes Hanmaikyur
20 days ago

Jesus! I trust in you!

Adamartina
Adamartina
20 days ago

Jesus I trust in you

Blessing Thompson 147
Blessing Thompson 147
20 days ago

Divine mercy lifting us out of every mysteries, I trust in you Amen

Vivian Oyih
Vivian Oyih
20 days ago

Jesus I Trust in You.

Nancy
Nancy
20 days ago

O incomprehensible and limitless Divine Mercy, to extol and adore You worthily, who can? Supreme attribute of Almighty God, You are the sweet hope for sinful man. Into one hymn yourselves unite, stars, earth and sea, and in one accord, thankfully and fervently sing of the incomprehensible Divine Mercy (Diary 951).

John Nwaokolo
John Nwaokolo
20 days ago

Lord grant eternal Rest to the souls of the faithful departed especially members of our family and in-laws and may their souls rest in peace, Amen

MkpumAmen a Tochukwu
MkpumAmen a Tochukwu
20 days ago

Jesus i trust in You

Pat Igbenije
Pat Igbenije
20 days ago

St Maria Faustina
Pray for us

Chika Ofoegbu
Chika Ofoegbu
20 days ago

Amen

Titilayo Ogbor
Titilayo Ogbor
20 days ago

St Maria Faustina pray for us Amen

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