One of the most beloved depictions of the Divine Mercy, this image of the original Vilnius rendition by Eugene Kazimirowski draws us in and bids us meditate upon the overwhelming mercy and love of Our Lord. Christ, looking in front of the viewer, is raising a hand in blessing and with the other hand is pointing to His Heart, out of which flows rays of Blood and Water. Christ gave St. Faustina this image in Poland in 1931. In a conversation with our Lord, He explained the image to her and asked to have it painted so that all could adore Him and receive His Mercy:
Paint an image according to the pattern you see, with the signature: Jesus I trust in You. I desire that this image be venerated, first in your chapel, and throughout the world. (Diary of St. Faustina 47)
I promise that the soul that will venerate this image will not perish. I also promise victory over its enemies already here on earth, especially at the hour of death. I myself will defend it as My own glory. (Diary 48)
I am offering people a vessel with which they are to keep coming for graces to the fountain of mercy. That vessel is this image with the signature" :Jesus, I trust in You." (Diary 327)
The two rays denote Blood and Water. the pale ray stands for the Water which makes souls righteous. The red ray stands for the Blood which is the life of souls. These two rays issued forth from the very depths of My tender mercy when My agonized heart was opened by a lance on the Cross. These rays shield souls from the wrath of My Father. Happy is the one who dwell in their shelter, for the just hand of God shall not lay hold of him. (Diary 299)
Not in the beauty of the color, nor of the brush, lies the greatness of this image, but in My grace. (Diary 313)
By means of this image I shall grant many graces to souls. It is to be a reminder of the demands of My mercy, because even the strongest faith is of no avail without works. (Diary 742)
Through the intercession of St. Faustina, may we come to know and receive our Lord's desire to love us through mercy through this image. Our Divine Mercy Vilnius Original Canvas makes a perfect addition to your living room or parish or is a perfect gift for a dear friend.
Our image of the Divine Mercy is available as a fine art print under premium clear glass or as an archival-quality giclée canvas in a wide variety of mattes and solid wood frames handcrafted in Steubenville, Ohio. A treasure for generations to come, may you find mercy, peace, and joy in this beautiful image of Our Lord.
~Sizes listed are of the image only~
( NWC-32-8 )