30 St Faustina Quotes From The 'Secretary Of Divine Mercy'

Jesus Christ has mercy for those who practice love and kindness.
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When we think of divine mercy, we think of Maria Faustina Kowalska, also called St. Faustina

She was among the most prominent saints of the 20th century. Throughout her life, she spread the message of the Divine Mercy.

Read on for some of the most famous quotes from St. Faustina. For more inspiring quotes, visit [St. Therese of Lisieux Quotes] and [St. Ignatius Quotes].

Maria Faustina Kowalska Quotes On Suffering

With the power of prayer and mercy, anyone can receive redemption.

Some of the most famous Saint Faustina Kowalska quotes are on the idea of suffering. In difficult times, when all seems to be going wrong in the world, we suffer. However, Saint Faustina firmly held that suffering should be welcomed in life, for it is a form of the blessed sacrament. Read on for some of Saint Faustina's most popular quotes on suffering.

1. “If the angels were capable of envy, they would envy us for two  things: one is the receiving of Holy Communion, and the other is suffering”

-St. Faustina.

2. “God, who is Light itself, lives in a pure and humble heart, and all sufferings and adversities serve but to reveal the soul’s holiness.”

- St. Faustina.

3. “Suffering is a great grace; through suffering the soul becomes like the Savior; in suffering love becomes crystallized; the greater the suffering, the purer the love.”

- St. Faustina.

4. When pain overwhelms my soul, and the horizon darkens like night, and the heart is torn with the torment of suffering, Jesus Crucified, You are my strength.”

- St. Faustina.

5. "True love is measured by the thermometer of suffering."

- St. Faustina.

6. "Sufferings, adversities, humiliations, failures and suspicions that have come my way are splinters that keep alive the fire of my love for You, O Jesus."

- St. Faustina.

7. "The purer our love becomes, the less there will be within us for the flames of suffering to feed upon, and the suffering will cease to be a suffering for us.”

- St. Faustina.

8. "Suffering is the greatest treasure on earth; it purifies the soul. In suffering, we learn who our true friend is."

- St. Faustina.

9. “From the moment I came to love suffering, it ceased to be a suffering for me. Suffering is the daily food of my soul.”

- St. Faustina.

10. "Sweeter to me are the torments, sufferings, persecutions and all manner of adversities by divine will than popularity, praise and esteem by my own will."

- St. Faustina.

Maria Faustina Kowalska Quotes On Love And Mercy

One of the biggest teachings of Saint Faustina and Jesus was the idea of love and mercy. They have the power to alleviate even the most dreadful suffering in life and make the world a better place. As such, St. Faustina quotes on mercy are read widely all across the world.

11. "Great love can change small things into great ones, and it is only love which lends value to our actions."

- St. Faustina.

12. "And I understood that the greatest attribute of God is love and mercy. It unites the creature with the Creator. "

- St. Faustina.

13. "Love endures everything, love is stronger than death, love fears nothing."

- St. Faustina.

14. "O my Lord, inflame my heart with love for You, that my spirit may not grow weary amidst the storms, the sufferings and the trials."

- St. Faustina.

15. “Then I heard the words, ‘I am glad you behaved like My true daughter.  Be always merciful as I am merciful.’”

- St. Faustina.

16. "Love is a mystery that transforms everything it touches into things beautiful and pleasing to God."

- St. Faustina.

17. “Today the Lord said to me, ‘Daughter, when you go to confession, to this fountain of My mercy, the Blood and Water which came forth from My Heart always flows down upon your soul and ennobles it."

- St. Faustina.

18. "For there are three ways of performing an act of mercy: the merciful word, by forgiving and by comforting; secondly, if you can offer no word, then pray - that too is mercy; and thirdly, deeds of mercy."

- St. Faustina.

19. "I want every soul to glorify the mercy of God, for each one experiences the effects of that mercy on himself. The Saints in heaven worship the mercy of the Lord. I want to worship it even now, here on earth, and to spread devotion to it in the way that God demands of me."

- St. Faustina.

20. “All grace flows from mercy, and the last hour abounds with mercy for us.  Let no one doubt concerning the goodness of God; even if a person’s sins were as dark as night, God’s mercy is stronger than our misery.”

- St. Faustina.

21. "I received a deeper understanding of divine mercy. Only that soul who wants it will be damned, for God condemns no one."

- St. Faustina.

22. "Help me O Lord, that my hands may be merciful and filled with good deeds, so that I may do only good to my neighbors."

Maria Faustina Kowalska Diary Quotes

Love and Mercy are the two most important things a human can have.

Almost all St. Faustina Kowalska quotes can be found in her diary. As such, the St. Faustina Diary quotes remain relevant through time, to date, read by many across the world.  The diary of St. Faustina is called 'Divine Mercy in My Soul' and features the Divine Mercy Chaplet amongst many other quotes of popular interest. In trying times, she posits that one should turn to prayer and receive Christ into their hearts. Read on for some of the most famous Saint Faustina quotes in her diary.

23. "Mankind will not have peace until it turns with trust to My mercy."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

24. "Your great trust in Me forces me to continuously grant you graces. You have great and incomprehensible rights over My Heart, for you are a daughter of complete trust."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

25. "Patience, prayer, and silence-these are what give strength to the soul."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

26. "I know very well what I am of myself because for this purpose Jesus has opened the eyes of my soul; I am an abyss of misery, and hence I understand that whatever good there is in my soul consists solely of His holy grace."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

27. "O my Jesus, I know that, in order to be useful to souls, one has to strive for the closest possible union with You, who are Eternal Love."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

28. "I received an interior answer from God that a thousand souls had received grace through the prayerful mediation I had offered to God. We do not know the number of souls that is ours to save through our prayers and sacrifices; therefore, let us always pray for sinners."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

29. “Jesus loves hidden souls. A hidden flower is the most fragrant. I must strive to make the interior of my soul a resting place for the Heart of Jesus.”

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

30. "The knowledge of my own misery allows me, at the same time, to know the immensity of Your mercy."

- St. Faustina, 'Divine Mercy in My Soul'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for this article then why not take a look at [St Francis De Sales quotes], or [St Vincent De Paul quotes].

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