Saint Faustina Kowalska Research Papers

493 Words 2 Pages
“Suffering is a great grace; through suffering the soul becomes like the Savior; in suffering love becomes crystallized; the greater the suffering, the purer the love” (#57, page 29). The saint I have chosen for my confirmation name is Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska. She was born on August 25th 1905 in Glogowiec, Poland and sadly passed away on October 5th 1938. Her feast date is October 5th. Saint Faustina had healed a man's permanently damaged heart instantly. When a lady with an incurable disease prayed by her tomb to get better, she was healed after her prayer. These are the two miracles she has performed to become a saint. When Saint Faustina was at the age of 20, she entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy whose mission is the poor and educate. In the house she was a cook, gardener …show more content…
After Saint Faustina had gotten canonized on Divine Mercy Sunday, Divine Mercy had become increasingly popular. She helped spread Divine Mercy to everyone because of the miracles she has done. Another interesting fact is that Jesus told her to paint the vision she had of him and that the painting of him would be used to spread the devotion of His Sacred Heart. She was asked to be a model of how to be merciful to others, the apostle and secretary of God’s mercy and a help to maintain God’s plan of mercy to the world. An interesting fact about Saint Faustina is that she wasn't and open person, she expressed her feelings and her suffering in her diary, she never spoke to anyone about it. Once she passed away her closest associates were amazed about how she was suffering and what experiences she had encountered. The last interesting fact about my saint is that she received a message from our Lord to spread the message of his mercy to the world. She wrote all about this in her diary, Divine Mercy In My Soul, which is now published in the handbook for devotion to the Divine

Related Documents