Aluminum icon of the Divine Mercy is approximately 4 1/2″ wide x 5 3/4″( visible).)
Wood housing is approxiately 10 3/8″ at peak x 7″ at eaves. It is made of beautiful, superior quality cyprus wood for beauty and to withstand the elements. Due to variations in wood grain, shrines may vary somewhat from the shrine pictured here. Shrine can stand alone on a table or deck, hang on a wall or be attached to a post for lawn or garden display. Shrine is hand-crafted in our Pennsylvania-based wood shop for lasting beauty and to provide years of inspiration and enjoyment. Each shrine is a high quality “Mater Dei Imports Original”.
The image represents the risen Christ Whose hands and feet bear the marks of the Crucifixion. The two rays “represent the blood and the water”. The blood recalls the sacrifice of Golgotha and the mystery of the Eucharist. The pale ray stands for the Water which mades souls righteous.
This version of the Divine Mercy was painted by Hyla as a votive offering for having survived World War II. It was done under the direction of one of St. Faustina’s confessors, Jozef Andrasz, about five years after her death.