The Sunday following Easter Sunday is the Mercy Sunday.
It is a liturgical feast established by Pope Saint John Paul IIby the inspiration of St. Faustina Kowalska.
Salvation is implemented through Charity, which is infused, which is received through baptism, and which always comes with Hope, a theological virtue by which we know that God is stronger than sin and death, and that by his Passion and Death he has redeemed us, and forgives the sins of all those who, accepting the merits of Christ, use sacramental Confession as a means of penance to obtain forgiveness for their personal sins, however great they may be. There is ALWAYS hope :
Mercy Sunday is an especially favorable day to embrace the divine Mercy:
On that day God fills all people with graces:
It is very important to pray unceasingly the Chaplet of Divine Mercy:
The souls in purgatory also benefit from this day. They benefit every day but especially today, since Mercy is for everyone. This is how St. Faustina Kowalska explains it in connection with the novena that Jesus Christ asked her to make before the Feast of Divine Mercy, beginning on Good Friday:
This is for the eighth day:
Now it is your turn. Do the ninth. It is worth the delay. And above all, offer each day a plenary indulgence for a soul in purgatory. How to do this is summarized below by clicking here or at length by clicking here. You will also find a video below, in which Father Loring S.J. explains how we can take a soul out of purgatory every day.