Spiritual Ministry Programs

Franciscan Charities supports spiritual works of mercy by providing resources to The Healing Ministry of Divine Mercy and The New Jersey Center of Divine Mercy.

The Healing Ministry of Divine Mercy

Paul Miller, OFS and founder of Franciscan Charities, Inc., is also the founder of The Healing Ministry of Divine Mercy. Established in 2000 under the guidance of Rev. Josephat Kato Kalema, Pastor of the Parish of the Transfiguration in Newark, New Jersey, Paul seeks to minister to the sick, the poor, the helpless, and the marginalized, by bringing the Lord’s healing and peace to those most in need. His ministry extends throughout the United States as well as the Caribbean. Healing Services are held in churches, retreats and conference centers and many private homes.  Anyone can attend the services regardless of religious affiliation. For additional information and the healing service schedule for The Healing Ministry of Divine Mercy visit: www.healingministryofdivinemercy.com

The New Jersey Center of Divine Mercy

The New Jersey Center of Divine Mercy is located at St. Rocco’s Church in Newark. Visitors can attend the Celebrations of Prayer and Healing every second Saturday of the month at 2:45 pm and special events including an annual celebration for the Feast of Divine Mercy and special Feast Day celebrations. All events include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Benediction, a healing service and an opportunity for confession, private prayer and veneration of our First Class Saint Faustina relic and Divine Mercy Icon. Paul Miller, OFS and founder of The Healing Ministry of Divine Mercy, celebrates healing at the events by providing individual blessings to all those in attendance.

For additional information about The New Jersey Center of Divine Mercy visit: www.centerofdivinemercy.com