This reflection will help youth think about what it means to believe in something which can’t be seen. How do we know it is real?
Divine Mercy Sunday – Year C
He touched me with his right hand and said, “Do not be afraid. I am the first and the last, the one who lives. Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever. I hold the keys to death and the netherworld.
The Book of Revelation can be one of the most difficult books of the bible to understand. In his book The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass As Heaven on Earth, Scott Hahn makes the case that the Book of Revelation is actually a description of the Mass. And every time we participate in the Eucharistic celebration we are actually taking part in a liturgy where heaven intersects with earth.
The readings for Divine Mercy Sunday for Year C tell of Jesus Christ’s incredible love for us and his willingness to display his care for us. This is a time to reflect on all God has done to show us his mercy and to reveal his identity to us.
Most Catholic youth are familiar with the rosary, but the Chaplet of Divine Mercy is less well known. The Chaplet is a devotion which reminds us that God is merciful and that we too must show mercy.