Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

When Leonardo Defilippis decided to produce this Catholic play on Divine Mercy, he based it on the Diary of Saint Faustina. Her story is one of overcoming doubt to fulfill the will of God. Throughout her life and the play, Faustina learns the meaning of... read more

The Actress

Jennifer Pagano stars in our one-woman live production, Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy. An accomplished actress, singer and choreographer, she received her BFA in musical theater from Coastal Carolina University. Audiences have seen Jennifer in such roles as Rose in Meet Me in St. Louis,... read more

The Story

Saint Faustina was born Helena Kowalska in 1905. She was raised in large a Polish peasant family and grew up a poor girl with little education or prospects. But when Jesus appeared to her, telling her to head for Warsaw and become a nun, she secretly hopped on a train for the city. Arriving... read more