Divine Mercy Sunday Thought from St Augustine from today’s reading in Liturgy of the Hours

"Let the Fire Fall"

St Augustine says, “I speak to you who have just been reborn in baptism, my little children in Christ, you who are the new off-spring of the Church gift of the Father, proof of Mother Church fruitfulness. All of you who stand fast in the Lord are a holy seed, a new colony of bees, the very flower of our ministry and fruit of our toil, my joy and my crown…You have all been clothed with Christ by your baptism in him… Such is is the power of this sacrament: it is the sacrament of new life which begins here and now with the forgiveness of all past sins, and will be brought to completion in the resurrection of the dead.”

Divine Mercy Sunday reminds of our our Baptism. Jesus gives us today the grace of new life. We are given a taste of the new life that we will…

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