Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 15

Mercy Minute 3 – Opening the Holy Door

“…the Holy Door will become a Door of Mercy through which anyone who enters will experience the love of God who consoles, pardons, and instills hope.” – Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus One of the traditions of celebrating a Jubilee Year is the ceremonial opening of the Holy Door or “Porta Sancta.” By crossing the Holy …

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Dec 10

Mercy Minute 2: Brothers And Sisters in Mercy

  “There is an aspect of mercy that goes beyond the confines of the Church. It relates us to Judaism and Islam, both of which consider mercy to be one of God’s most important attributes.” Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus The Jubilee Year of Mercy has officially begun and it is now time to settle into …

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Dec 10

MERCY MINUTE 1

Mercy Minute

“We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity and peace. Our salvation depends on it.” – Pope Francis    This edition of Mercy Minute is the first in a series of posts which is meant as an invitation for our Mercy community to contemplate the meaning of …

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