Feast of the Annunciation
Tomorrow, Saturday, March 25th

Mother Magdalene offers apologies for mistakenly announcing at Mass that the Feast was on Friday, but invites everyone to 8 am Mass on Saturday to celebrate Mary's  "world-changing obedience to the Eternal Father."


The Limitless Power 
of Prayer

We humans live under the dominion and limits of time.
And neither do our spirits or our prayers,
when they are united to God.

When united with God,
our prayer is not limited by the normal human limitations of distance, language or knowledge.

We know that we can’t save all abused children.
Can’t fight all injustice.
Can’t visit all the sick and dying.
Can’t hug every suffering person.
Can’t physically go to the brink of hell and snatch someone back.


God is outside of time.
And when we are united to Him,
we share in this being outside of time—at least in part.
Through prayer we can join in the eternal Adoration offered to God in Heaven.
In that moment we are united to Eternity.
Just as at every Mass, at the moment of Consecration,
we are joined to Eternity,
And to that LIMITLESS work.


We live in a world that seems increasingly under the control of the Enemy.
And we may feel limited by what  we can control or accomplish.
For this reason we need to look to Heaven more and more.
We need to remember the reality and hope of Heaven--
And change tactics!


Mission of Divine Mercy
March 24, 2023





Palm Sunday (April 2) 

                  10:00 am - Mass - Palm Sunday begins at the tomb below St. Joseph Chapel for the

                                        Blessing of the Palms.                                                            

Holy Thursday (April 6)     

7:30 pm - Mass of the Institution of the Eucharist followed by Eucharistic Vigil 

10 pm -Vigil Ends and Mission closes 

Good Friday (April 7) 

9:00 am - Walking Way of the Cross 

11:30 am - Confessions (First come first serve - until 2pm)  

                              Veneration of the Relic of the True Cross at St. Joseph Chapel

2:00 pm -  Service of the Passion Followed by Novena of Divine Mercy 

4:00 pm - Mission closes 

Holy Saturday (April 8) 

9:00 am - Rosary of Our Lady of Sorrows and Divine Mercy Novena 

    9- 11:00 am - Confessions – first come first serve                    

12:00 pm  - Mission  closes to public  

Easter Sunday (April 9) 

6:00 am -  Solemn Easter Vigil 

                             Light breakfast and fellowship after Mass 

10:00am    Mission closes.


Registration Opens for Triduum Retreat

This is a very simple retreat that begins the evening of Holy Thursday and concludes after Mass on Easter Sunday morning.  There are no meals and no talks. 

The retreat consists in each individual living with us the liturgical services of these days, and making use of the Mission grounds for prayer and quiet reflection during special extended hours for

The Mission does not provide overnight accommodations.
All services  during these days are also open to the public.



April 1, 9:15 AM

As we prepare for Holy Week

Brother Mikael Will Offer

"My God, My God,
Why Have You Abandoned Me?"

 Reflections on the interior sufferings of Jesus from St. Jeremiah, St. Teresa of Calcutta, Fr. Jean Pierre de Caussade S.J., and others.


[Brother Mikael will offer his Personal Spiritual History and Theological Perspective talk at a later date. ] 


Celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday
at the Mission of Divine Mercy
April 16th

 10 am Mass
Celebrated at outdoor Sanctuary
on Tepeyac Hill.
 Followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet and
Veneration of Image of Divine Mercy.

People are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets for seating. 

(No confession available that day as we could not find additional priests. Pray for vocations.)


Encounter With Jesus Retreat




Register for Retreat



  • Registration will open on our website,  two months prior to each retreat.
  • If a retreat is full, call 830-302-9707 and ask to be put on the waiting list. There are always last minute cancellations.
  • 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: www.missionofdivinemercy.org




Confession is heard Saturday mornings by appointment,  and on Sunday mornings from 9:00-9:45 on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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"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:


Thank you! ~Kelly

My husband, Dale and I had a wonderful time visiting your breathtaking place. ~Joy

Please pray for my father who is 93 days old, for my husband that his faith in God grows stronger every day. For my daughter that she returns to the Catholic faith and for Noel, that God opens his eyes towards him, let everything he does be for the glory of God and help to others. JESUS I TRUST IN YOU. ~Clara

Please pray for me, for my fast recovery ~Amado


For my children that do not practice our Catholic faith, Give them faith and Catholic spouses. For all my friends who are suffering from illness, give them healing. ~Anonymous

The Mission is ours to embrace. ~Steve

Please pray for my children. My son needs God in his life. My daughter has lupus and lymphoma.  For my other daughter's education and a Catholic husband. Please pray for me and my husband, we care for my 93 year old mother.~Elvira


For my son who has lost his faith. May he return to the Catholic Church and may he find a Catholic wife. ~Stephanie

Become another link in this growing Network of Trust by clicking on the button below.


Fr. John Mary's Sunday Homily 

March 19, 2023
Father was finally well and back in the pulpit to give a homily last Sunday! Unfortunately, though it gave every indication of recording, the homily did not record. Serious warfare going on here. We are battling back. Tune in next week.



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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P.O. Box 1759
Canyon Lake, TX 78133

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