Jubilee Year of Mercy


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Jubilee Year of Mercy
December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016

Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. (Luke 6:36)

 

Since the 14th century, the Church has declared a Jubilee Year every 25 or 50 years, dedicating that year as a special time to encounter God’s blessings, be forgiven of sin, and renew our love for God and one another. Once in a while, the Church will call a special, or extraordinary, Jubilee Year to coincide with a significant event or need in the world. Pope Francis sees a great need in the world today for all people to experience God’s love in real and tangible ways. That is why he has called for an extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin on December 8, 2015.

Check back soon for more information on workshops throughout the Diocese to help you live the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

Resources:
Why a Jubilee Year of Mercy Matters
Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee
18″ x 24″ poster on receiving God’s mercy
18″ x 24″ cartel en la recepción de la misericordia de Dios
Printer-ready brochure on the Year of Mercy