“In Holy Hearts, It’s where Jesus Live” Rubaga Cathedral Parish celebrates Feast day of St Faustina
“IN HOLY HEARTS, IT’S WHERE JESUS LIVE.” Sacred Heart Cathedral Lubaga Parish celebrates the feast day of St Maria Faustina, Rev. Fr. Joseph Kirumira the main celebrant urged people to pray all the time, have hearts of compassion and mercy, to pray for all the house helps to have a heart lik St. Faustina.
The special event was unveiled with penance and adoration led by Fr. Alex kambagira. During the homily Fr Joseph kirumira did shade light on who st Faustina was and who she still is to the church.
St Maria Faustina was born in Poland on 25th Aug, 1905 from a poor humble home of 19 children. St Faustina loved prayer since child hood which teaches us that holy hearts are a home for Jesus. St Faustina was obedient, loved praying, one of the core job she did was to write the diary which has all
the visions and messages she received. She always did everything with passion. At the age of 16 she worked as a house help, at 19yrs received her 1st holy communion and after 7yrs she wished to serve God but her parents could not permit her.
In Aug 1925 St Faustina received her first vision of Jesus and entered sisters of mercy congregation, she meditated on every part of her body and asked God to make it a channel of mercy. St Faustina the secretary of mercy died in Krakow on 5th Oct 1938 at the age of 33. Out of her charisma and
mystical experience grew the apostolic movement of the divine mercy which continues her mission, proclaiming the message of mercy to the world through the testimonies of life, deeds, words and prayer.
The Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere was privileged to perform a pilgrimage to Poland, his message through Rev. Fr. Male Ssentumbwe, urged people to mirror the virtues of St Maria Faustina, love her and always be channels of mercy.
The 2nd edition of St Faustina diary was released and it can be got at St Paul book center, Christ the King bookshop and radio Maria Uganda.
By Namusoke Olivia Mary – Kampala