According to His Plan for You
Is the Door
Open or Closed?



When you give to God everything that is His due as your God and Father,

will He not care for you in everything?


Trust, and do not fear. 
If God opens a door, go in and go through it.
If God closes a door, continue in peace.


Trust that, if you are seeking His Will,  
God will give you the necessary Light, according to your responsibilities,
so that you can make the decisions that you are faced with,
according to His Plan.

Do not be anguished.
When you work TOGETHER with Him,
God will give you the needed help.


September 16, 2022
Mission of Divine Mercy



At first glance this photo may not look like much, but nevertheless it is very significant for us, because it marks the beginning of the ground clearing for the Sisters' convent. And as God, not MDM, arranged it, the work began on Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. 


Your Prayers 

Susannah's son is in the process of being transferred to a neuro rehabilitation facility. Given the severity of his injuries, and the days when he hovered between life and death, this is very good news.  But it also marks the beginning of a very long recovery process, the outcome of which is still uncertain. The family continues to be very appreciative of your prayers. Susannah says that they have already worked miracles.




Placing Your Order In Time 
Fr. John Mary will bless all the memorials to loved ones on Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Feast of All Souls.
Friday, Sept. 30th is the deadline for ordering a new memorial that can be in place for this year's blessing. 


St. Faustina Talks Scheduled for Fall

Brother Mikael will speak on the experiences of St. Faustina at two Saturday Morning Reflections.

Sept. 24, 9:15 AM -English
Oct. 22, 9:15 AM - Spanish
This is the same talk that has been offered on previous occasions.
Everyone welcome. No registration required.



Confession has returned to Saturday mornings by appointment. 

(Remember, Confession is also available
on Sunday mornings at 9 AM. No appointment needed.)

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Men's/English retreat registration will open up on Oct. 7.
The Women's/Spanish retreat is full, but it is helpful to sign up for the waiting list. 

Encounter With Jesus Retreats


October 6-9 - Women/Spanish


December 8-11 – Men/English


January 26-29—Men/Spanish
February 9-12 – Women/English

March 9-12 -Women/Spanish

May 4-7 – Men/English


  • Registration will open on our website,  two months prior to each retreat.
  • Each person must register individually, not as a group, so that we have contact information.
  • We cannot reserve spaces in advance of the opening date for reservation.
  • Due to limited space, we will give priority to those who have not made an EWJ
  • Prior retreatants wishing to make another retreat should call 830-302-9707 to be placed on the waiting list. 
  • For more information about the EWJ retreat, please go to our webpage:


"This is what MDM is called to be: a growing communion of trust in His Mercy
for our needy world." ~ Fr. John Mary

MDM started encouraging people to pray "Jesus, I trust in You"  ten times a day back in 2011. Recently we felt it was important to remind people to turn to Jesus with this simple, powerful prayer in a world that feels more and more out of control. We are suggesting 20 times, but some people find themselves repeating it hundreds of times. It reminds our troubled souls that GOD IS IN CONTROL. 

Many of you have put your name on our growing list and have also left a prayer intention or testimony:

Dear Lord, I cling to you and your son Jesus for guidance and understanding. When I am weary and lost, it is the power of your love and strength that leads me from the sadness of this world and my own life, that I Trust in you Jesus, to make me see that there is no life without you. You are the life, the blood and body of my soul and there is no life of love with out you. Jesus, I trust in you, always. ~Lisa


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Fr. John Mary's Sunday Homily 
 Sept. 11, 2022

Freedom and Responsibility

Today’s parable of the Prodigal Son often comes to my mind when speaking with parents who have rebellious children, who, for instance, no longer want to attend Mass. What light does this parable shed on these difficult situations?


Yes, You Can Help!

Front Row, L-R: Suzannah, Mother Magdalene, Sr. Amapola.
Back Row, L-R: Br. Mikael, Peter, Fr. John Mary, Raymundo, Br. Daniel.


Thank you for considering a donation in support of the Mission of Divine Mercy.  The Mission has no regular source of income, and we receive no diocesan funding.  Every bit of support comes from people like you; people whom God introduces to the Mission.  We try to steward your money wisely and make each dollar work hard for Him and for His people.

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Canyon Lake, TX 78133

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