But.........I actually disliked almost everything about it. Am I going mad ?(madder), I embrace St Faustina and the Divine Mercy ethos, I pray a Divine Mercy prayer every night but I cannot take the sonorous recitations (that's not a criticism of our excellent choir). Singing litanies in English seldom works for me, it sounds contrived and shallow, naff even.
And I'm afraid that I do not like the image of Christ as portrayed in the conventional DM painting....He's too.....you know........too wimpish for want of a better word. That is not my vision of Christ at all.
This was my first attendance at a Divine Mercy Sunday and it will probably be my last.
Please don't punch too hard, I really did try.......