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Archive for category Year of Mercy

Liturgy Lines: “The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy Draws to a Close”

What might parishes do around this time to mark the end of the Year of Jubilee?

Holy Doors of Mercy, II

I wondered what experiences others were having with the opened Holy Doors.

2016 CTSA Proceedings: Reports on Sacraments & Liturgy

The annual convention theme was “Justice and Mercy,” while a couple of the sessions addressed topics in sacramental and liturgical theology. Here are links to the newly e-published Proceedings.

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Viewpoint: The Holy Year, Part Two: The Corporal Works of Mercy

I would like to propose the corporal works of mercy as a way of participating in the Holy Year.

Viewpoint: The Holy Year, Part One: The Spiritual Works of Mercy

I propose that every Catholic set some time aside and draw up a list of commitments to be carried out during the Holy Year based of the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.

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Something serious on April Fool’s Day

God was the only father Josh Bishop ever knew, and that knowledge came only after a childhood of violence and drug abuse led him to death row.

New “Click to Pray” App available today, from the Vatican

A new version of the “Click to Pray” App was launched at the Vatican today, coinciding with the “24 Hours for the Lord” initiative (dedicated to opening churches for confession and eucharistic adoration for a whole day).  The app, an initiative of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, invites users to become part of a mobile […]

“Prophets of a Future That Does Not Belong To Us”: Pope Francis Uses Prayer of Bishop Untener

We are laborers, not master builders,
servants, not the Messiah.

Jubilee Year of Mercy Links to Vatican II

What is your parish doing for the Year of Mercy? If the opening I experienced on December 8 is any indication, sadly, we’re not doing much.

Fiat Lux! St. Peter’s Lights Up

“It’s kind of like if Michelangelo had Photoshop.”

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