Novena of the Divine Mercy

Easter is an excellent opportunity in your prayers to God to pray for lost souls who are in need of knowing God personally.  Here is a prayer for you that originated with St. Faustina who was directed to pray for lost souls beginning on Good Friday.  “On each day of the novena you will bring to My heart a different group of souls and you will immerse them in this ocean of My mercy … On each day you will beg My Father, on the strength of My passion, for the graces for these souls.”

Here are the groups of people to pray for on each day:

DAY 1 (Good Friday) – All mankind, especially sinners

DAY  2 (Holy Saturday) – The souls of priests and religious

DAY 3 (Easter Sunday) – All devout and faithful souls

DAY 4 (Easter Monday) – Those who do not believe in Jesus and those who do not yet know Him

DAY  5 (Easter Tuesday) – The souls of separated brethren

DAY  6 (Easter Wednesday) – The meek and humble souls and the souls of children

DAY  7 (Easter Thursday) – The souls who especially venerate and glorify Jesus’ mercy

DAY  8 (Easter Friday) – The souls who are detained in purgatory;

DAY  9 (Easter Saturday) – The souls who have become lukewarm.