Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

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Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy, the moving, live production performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will be presented at: St. Joseph Church 229 W. Washington Place, Freeport, IL 61032 on Sunday, March 5 at 4:00 p.m.  There will be a live classical music prelude at 3:10 p.m. followed by the sung Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3:30 p.m.

Experience firsthand the life and message of Saint Faustina whose personal encounters with Jesus have inspired a world-wide devotion to Christ’s Divine Mercy. This drama also brings audiences a riveting modern story that makes Divine Mercy remarkably relevant and urgent for our world today. The program is filled with all the elements of professional theater, runs 90 minutes, and is suitable for ages 13 and up.

Admission is $15 for advance tickets or $20 at the door. For tickets and additional information, contact Cynthia Saar at (815) 232-7400 or csaar2002@yahoo.com.

Watch the trailer & learn more:  Also  go below the trailer and  read about  the actress Maria Vargo 

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