Divine Mercy in my Soul PDF File†††† ††††††
FOOTNOTE 104 I prayed a good deal, for I had my superiors' permission  to do so. ††††(Diary 519) †††††
 During monthly individual meetings with the superior, the sisters asked her for permission to say private prayers not included in the Congregation's rules (cf.  ).
† There was a custom in the Congregation that, every month, sisters would ask the superior for permission to practice little mortifications, say additional prayers, have various small things at their disposal, be freed from observing the regulations which they momentarily could not keep, and for many other things according to the individual needs of a given sister.