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Chelsea Dos Santos
New Testament: Period E
9 December 2014
Saint Faustina, an evangelist of Divine Mercy, is a part of the most popular group and notorious saints of the Catholic Church. Through Saint Faustina, the Father conveys to the earth the message of God's mercy and acknowledges the guide of Christian perfection based on faith in God and on the perspective of mercy towards everyone's neighbors. She was born in Poland on August 25, 1905. She was born into a poor and divine family of farmers. She was the third of ten children. Saint Faustina was consecrated by Pope John Paul II. On August 1, 1925, Saint Faustina listed at the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, whose members committed themselves to the concern and education of worried women. In 1926, she accepted the name, Saint Maria Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrament. In 1928, she took her first vows. She lived there for 13 years. It is the mystery of the Mercy of God which she reflected upon in the word of God as well in her everyday activities that made the foundation of her spirituality. The method of aiming and getting to know the mystery of God's mercy helped establish within Saint Faustina the mental outlook of natural trust in God as well as kindness regarding her neighbors. Saint Faustina assisted with God's mercy in the job of redeeming lost hearts. She made an offer of her own spirit for this goal, by following Jesus' lesson.
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Saint Faustina performed jobs in different homes of the nunnery. She did jobs such as a kitchenhelp, a gardener, and as a janitor. She was very loyal to the rule of the religious system. She believed and trusted God so much and showed love to her neighbors. During her first weeks at the parish, she had visions of Heaven and Hell. Saint Fustina then got many uncommon graces ...
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