Day 3 of the Divine Mercy Novena

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In the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, Jesus asked that the Feast of Divine Mercy, known today as Divine Mercy Sunday, be preceded by a Novena to The Divine Mercy. A Novena is nine days of prayer in preparation for a feast. In the case of the Novena to Divine Mercy, we pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy each day for a specific intention. Those intentions are: all mankind, especially sinners; the souls of priests and religious; all devout and faithful souls; those who do not believe in God and those who do not yet know Jesus; the souls who have separated themselves from the Church; the meek and humble souls and the souls of little children; the souls who especially venerate and glorify His mercy; the souls detained in purgatory; and souls who have become lukewarm.

Our Lord told St. Faustina, "I desire that during these nine days you bring souls to the fountain of My mercy, that they may draw ... strength and refreshment and whatever grace they need in the hardships of life, and especially at the hour of death" (Diary, 1209).

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Third Day:
Today bring to Me ALL DEVOUT AND FAITHFUL SOULS, and immerse then in the ocean of My mercy. The souls brought Me consolation on the Way of the Cross. They were that drop of consolation in the midst of an ocean of bitterness.

Most Merciful Jesus, from the treasury of Your mercy, You impart Your graces in great abundance to each and all. Receive us into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart and never let us escape from It. We beg this grace of You by that most wonderous love for the heavenly Father with which Your Heart burns so fiercely.

Eternal Father, turn Your merciful gaze upon faithful souls, as upon the inheritance of Your Son. For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, grant them Your blessing and surround them with Your constant protection. Thus may they never fail in love or lose the treasure of the holy faith, but rather, with all the hosts of Angels and Saints, may they glorify Your boundless mercy for endless ages. Amen.

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If you have missed a day of the novena, don't be discouraged. Read Dr. Robert Stackpole's column, "What If I Miss a Day of the Novena?"

To catch up with previous days, view our novena page.

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Cheryl Redner - Apr 23, 2019

Jesus I trust in you that sometime during or after this divine mercy novena you will bless me with a good Catholic husband!Thank you Lord Jesus,I love you!

Ruth - Apr 28, 2017

Dear God, I kneel before you now, asking you to come through for me in a great way. I pray that you grant the desires of my heart, but not as I, but as You will. Amen

Reynaldo D. Pastor - Mar 27, 2016

I need a copy of "Divine Mercy Message and Devotion." Any donor?

Thankful - Apr 5, 2015

Dear God, you give us so much. I just want to thank you, to honor and praise you every day of my life.

Thank you Almighty Father, Lord Jesus, Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, St. Jude, St. Peregrine, St. Therese, St. Francis, St. Anthony. St. Marianne Cope and my Guardian Angel.

Mom - Apr 5, 2015

i give you my son who is dying. Bless him with a peaceful death. Welcome him into your heavenly kingdom..forgive his sins. Bless his wife, children, and family with peace, acceptance of your will, patience with each other, and love. Hold his wife in your arms, console her, and give her peace. All for your honor and glory.

Ek2015 - Apr 5, 2015

Dear Risen Jesus, I thank you for your mercy. I beg you to stay close me and my family. That You guide us to do Your will. Help me to reconcile with my husband. Let him know that I love him and that in our despair that nothing is possible to You. That after death is a resurrection. Please resurrect our marriage.

Stephen - Apr 5, 2015

Jesus......I humble ask you to help me pray to God ,to have mercy on me and Bless me financial and good health this year, to go back to my country this year , also good marriage for me and my sister and it's blessings ,I Promise to help other and serve Him for the whole of my life as my strength and His grace reaches . I ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen

kp - Apr 5, 2015

God shower your mercies on my family, help us out of this financial issues. Grant us good health and renew our trust in you.Amen

Ann - Apr 5, 2015

for my daughter to return to sacraments and guidance for her life. And me to trust in Gods Providence for myself and loved ones

jing - Apr 5, 2015

Divine JESUS,thank you for your great mercy I believe your always with me to help in every troubles, persecutions and trial in my life specially you transform the life of my husband he is serving now in DIVINE MERCY CHAPEL thank you Jesus coz nothing is impossible in your power grace and mercy.I entrust to you Jesus our financial burden that by your grace and mercy we overcome our financial burden coz You pay all great provider and tje richest of all glory.JESUS KING OF MERCY I TRUST IN YOU...AMEN

Beautiful - Apr 11, 2014

Holy Spirit, You who make mee see everything and showed me the way to reach my ideals, You who gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget the wrong that is done to me and You who are in all instances of my life with me. I want to thank You no matter how great the material desires may be. I want to be with You and my loved ones in Your perpetual glory.Amen
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