History of divine mercy image
By means of this image I shall grant many graces to souls. It is to be a reminder of the demands of My mercy, because even the strongest faith is of no avail without works (). These words indicate that the Image represents the graces of Divine Mercy poured out . Divine Mercy Image History. Saint Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrament was canonized as the very first saint of the 3rd millennium by Pope John Paul II in Rome on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 30 th, Saint Faustina was called to sanctity at a very early age and entered religious life with the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland in DIVINE MERCY – A brief history and background. About the Image of Jesus. The Image of DIVINE MERCY is not a mere holy picture of JESUS. It is an Image JESUS HIMSELF revealed to Sr Faustina and commanded her to have it painted. On one occassion JESUS told Sr Faustina.