The extraordinary visions of this humble Polish nun gave rise to the Divine Mercy devotion, which has become increasingly popular among Catholics today. This authorized biography (formerly titled Mercy My Mission ), includes many excerpts from Faustina's famous diary. Whether read alone or as a study aid to reading the diary itself, this book is an inspiring and reliable introduction to this remarkable twentieth-century saint. A Servant Book.
SISTER SOPHIA MICHALENKO, a co-foundress of the Community of the Mother of God of Tenderness, currently ministers at the Pope John Paul II Center for Health Care in Danbury, Connecticut. She is by profession an educator. During the 1980s, she devoted herself to researching, editing, and translating various Divine Mercy materials, including the Diary of Blessed Faustina Kowalska in both Polish and English. She is often requested to speak about Blessed Faustina's life and mission.