We listed several resources in our book to help you live out the works of mercy, but we couldn’t list them all. Links are provided below for recommended resources that are in the book and from the study guide, plus some bonus links!
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- Watch the Introduction Video for Divine Mercy for Moms
- Take a virtual tour of the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachussets here
- Read Pope Francis’ Papal Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Misericordiae Vultus here
- Cheat-Sheet Guide to the Year of Mercy for Moms.
- Check out this Shrine Site: 206 Planned Tours: A great way to deepen your faith and see the world
- Read more about Our Favorite Pilgrimage Sites United States:
Chapter 1: St. Faustina, Apostle of Divine Mercy
- Watch the Chapter 1 Video
- Learn more about the life of St. Faustina here
- See the live stream of Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy lead the prayers at the Hour of Mercy and the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy at the Shrine in Krakow-Łagiewniki here
- Read more about Catholic indulgences here
- Share the story of St. Faustina and Divine Mercy with your children with these great resources here
- Download and print our original St. Faustina coloring page by Laura Findler
- Buy a copy of the Divine Mercy Image from the Marians of the Immaculate Conception here
- Order a copy of the Diary of St. Marie Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul here
Chapter 2: Developing Trust in Jesus through the Divine Mercy Devotion
- Watch the Chapter 2 Video
- Read What is Divine Trust?
- Download our How to Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet Card
- Sing the Read Chaplet of Divine Mercy with this video from the National Shrine of Divine Mercy
- Pray the Divine Mercy Novena here
- Download the Divine Mercy App here
Chapter 3: Showing Mercy to Our Neighbor
- Watch the Chapter 3 video
- Read Article 8 on Mercy and Sin in the Catechism of the Catholic Church here
- Read Matthew 5: 14-16
- Sign up to receive the daily readings with a daily reflection for women from Blessedisshe.net
- Hear more about “pegging a prayer” with Emily’s “A Mother’s Moment” Reflection
- Read more on Becoming a Mom of Prayer on our website
- Learn how to invite the Holy Spirit into your life with the free video series by Fr. Dave Pivanka at The Wild Goose Is Loose
Chapter 4: The Corporal Works of Mercy
- Watch the Chapter 4 video
- Coordinate meals for those in need with mealtrain.com and carecalendar.org
- Prison Ministry: Caritas International
- Feed the Hungry by helping Mary’s Meals
- How to fill your Year of Mercy Jar For Mary’s Meals Post
- Hands Together
- Catholic Relief Services The Water Project
- Mustard Seed Communities
- Mass Cards: You can have individual masses offered through your parish or by contacting religious orders. Some of our favorites are the Marians of the Immaculate Conception and The Franciscan Friars T.O.R.
- Catholic Stationary is another great way to send a word of consolation or evangelize with a note.
- Kairos Prison Ministry International
- The Corporal Works of Mercy for Busy Moms Checklist
- Echo Prayer Manager
Chapter 5: The Spiritual Works of Mercy
- Watch the Chapter 5 Video
- St. Gabriel Catholic Radio– Stream it to learn more about your faith!
- The Reason for Our Hope
- Truth and Life Dramatized Audio Bible– A wonderful resource for families!
- Official Vatican Homepage–
- Back in His Arms Again– A resource to help with miscarriage and stillbirths.
- Spiritual Bouquet Ideas
- Prayer Bracelets– Check out our Divine Mercy for Mom’s Prayer Bracelet
- DIY Children’s Prayer Book
- The Spiritual Works of Mercy for Busy Moms Checklist
Chapter 6: Mary, Mother of Mercy
- Watch the Chapter 6 Video
- Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church section 971 on Devotion to the Blessed Mother here
- Marian Consecration– What is it and how it works!
- Read Day one of Fr. Gaitley’s 33 Days to Morning Glory online here
- Read the Catholicmom.com reflections on each day of readings from 33 Days to Morning Glory here
- Prayer to Consecrate a Child to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Appendix 1: Prayers
- For a beautiful album containing a treasury of Catholic family prayers set to original music compositions, many prayers containing a narrative historical description pointing out the origins and importance of the prayer, and several prayers recited in Latin, we recommend the Pray With Me CD.
- For help with teaching children about prayer visit the Apostleship of Prayer Children’s page
Appendix 2: Thirty Days of Mercy
- If you enjoyed these simple meditations from the Diary of St. Faustina, Lighthouse Catholic Media offers a daily email with a quote from St. Faustina and reflection questions. Sign up here.