Second Week of Easter

Anytime this week:

April 11: Divine Mercy Sunday

In 1931, Jesus appeared to Sr. Faustina in Poland and expressed his desire for a feast celebrating his mercy. The Feast of Mercy was to be on the Sunday after Easter and was to include a public blessing and liturgical veneration of His image with the inscription “Jesus, I trust in You.”

April 16: Feast of St. Bernadette Soubirous

 St. Bernadette Soubirous was a young girl when the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her in Lourdes, France.

  • Read about St. Bernadette and Mary’s appearances to her.
  • Read about St. Bernadette, Mary’s messages to her, and miracles that have taken place at Lourdes (click on The Fundamentals).
  • Pray: Click here to find several prayers to Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • Eat: Enjoy some French food in honor of St. Bernadette. 
  • Do:
    • Watch a video tour of the site where Mary appeared to St. Bernadette.
    • Watch The Song of Bernadette, an Academy-Award winning feature-length film about St. Bernadette. Available on YouTube and other places (just search in your search engine).