Renowned speaker and author Fr. Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of God's love and mercy as interwoven through the transformative message of St. Faustina, the miraculous appearance of Mary at Fatima, the witness of Maximilian Kolbe, and the world-changing papacy of Pope St. John Paul II. Featuring the brilliant cinematic artistry of the Augustine Institute's film studio, the vast panorama of God's work of mercy in the world unfolds as a story to be experienced.
The sin of our first parents, Adam and Eve, has distorted the way we see God. But God hasn't given up on us. In fact, he has tirelessly worked to heal our distorted image of him through his "School of Trust," beginning with his Chosen People in the Old Testament. https://catholic.market/programs/...
God's School of Trust, which began in the Old Testament, continued through Christ's work in the New Testament. Unfortunately, humanity's distorted image of God has remained a problem throughout Church history. But God doesn't give up on us. In fact, he brings us back to his School of Trust in th...
If an entire nation can be "God's Suffering Servant," then Poland served that role throughout history by helping to save the civilized world through its fidelity to its Catholic faith. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/
Episode 4: Faustina and the Spread of Divine Mercy
The tumultuous history of Poland set the stage for a remarkable woman, St. Faustina, to become the catalyst of the main drama of the Second Greatest Story Ever Told, a drama involving the modern message of Divine Mercy and its popularity following World War II. https://catholic.market/programs/di...
In a certain sense, God's School of Trust culminates in Church history with the mission of Pope St. John Paul II as he proclaims the message of Divine Mercy to the world. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/
Against the backdrop of a world engulfed in war, the prophetic drama surrounding a small town in Portugal captures the minds and hearts of believers and unbelievers alike. In this episode learn about Pope Benedict XV and the apparitions at Fatima. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/
Blessings from blood, victory through suffering, designs of mercy amidst desperate situations—such are God's hidden ways of mercy, ways that triumph over evil. In this session we'll learn how Fatima ties in with the Second Greatest Story Ever Told. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/
In the mix of people and events surrounding the Second Greatest Story Ever Told, one man, St. Maximilian Kolbe, emerges for his instrumental role in conquering Polish hearts for Mary Immaculate, including the heart of Pope St. John Paul II. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/
The historical reality of the Second Greatest Story Ever Told includes every one of us—if we're willing to enter the story. Father Gaitley concludes the series with inspirational and practical tips to show us how. https://catholic.market/programs/divine-mercy/