home page

CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN RECENT YEARS

VATICAN, St. Peter's Square. The ceremony of canonization of saint Faustina Kowalska

2000 Vatican

April 30, Pope John Paul II proclaimed sister Faustina saint and established the Feast of the Divine Mercy for the whole Church.

2001 Vilnius

Having celebrated - as agreed with Father Jan Kasiukiewicz, parish priest in the Holy Spirit church in Vilnius - the great nine-month Novena in front of the Image of Merciful Jesus (August 1999- April 2000), the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus, supported by the Contemplative Convents prayers, received the grace of a return to Vilnius.

2002 Cracow

Pope John Paul II performed the act of entrusting the world’s fate.

2003 Vilnius

The first Icon of Merciful Jesus was thoroughly renovated.

2004 Vatican Congregation for Canonization promulgated a decree acknowledging
the heroism of God’s Servant Father Michael Sopocko’s virtues.
  Mysliborz The new convent with the chapel of Jesus the King of Mercy, donated
to the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus, was consecrated.
2005 Vilnius The convent with the chapel of Saint Faustina, donated to the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus (the house in which the first image of Merciful Jesus was painted in 1934) was consecrated.
  Vilnius Cardinal Audrys Juozas Backis officially authorised a new monastic community of the Brothers of Merciful Jesus which started its community life in Italy in 2000.
  Vilnius

On August 25, 2005, the second thanksgiving nine-month Novena for the Divine Mercy started, conducted by the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus. Thanking God for the grace of the return to Vilnius, the Congregation wished to venerate with its prayers:

The centenary of saint Faustina’s birth
Fiftieth anniversary of the authorisation of the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus
Seventieth anniversary of the first public veneration of the Image of Merciful Jesus


2006 Vilnius

April 23, on the Feast of the Divine Mercy the thanksgiving Novena was solemnly completed.

2007 Vilnius The monastery with the chapel of Merciful Jesus, donated to the Community of the Brothers of Merciful Jesus, was consecrated. The Brothers’ first holy orders were held.
2008 Vatican On 13th May 2008, the Congregation of the Sisters of Merciful Jesus was approved as a monastic institute under papal laws.
  Bialystok

28 September 2008 in the Divine Mercy Church in Bialystok (Polonia) took place the beatification of the Servant of God Fr. Michael Sopocko (70 years after death of the Saint sister Faustyna).


 

 

<< table of contents
www.faustina-message.com

top


© The Congregation of Sisters of Merciful Jesus