Bringing the Mercy Message to California and Beyond
The parishes in the Diocese of Santa Rosa and city of Napa, Calif., began 2015 with Divine Mercy activities: Leonardo DeFilippis' Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy was performed throughout the diocese Jan. 9-14. Then, from Jan. 17 to 21, all three of Napa's parishes - Sts. Apollinaris, John the Baptist and Thomas Aquinas - hosted Father Seraphim Michalenko of the National Shrine of the Divine...
'Faustina' Comes to Town
In a dark hallway, a lone, lean figure stands, backlit only by a red exit sign. You see only her profile, an eerily familiar, hard-angled habit of a nun. She's in prayer. Father Joseph Roesch, MIC, approaches her and greets her.
Faustina Actress Praying for You
I knew that when I took on this role I would have a great responsibility, but the greatest responsibility has been humbling myself to this role. This experience has stretched me more as a person than probably any other in my life.
Remain Little, Become a Saint
Saint Thérèse lost three mothers before she was ten. First, she was separated from her real mother to live with a wet nurse in the country. Next, she was taken from this second mother to return to her loving family, only to have her mother die when she was four years old. Then...