Jubilee Year of Mercy



The official Vatican website for the Year of Mercy: im.va/content/gdm/en.html

Pope Francis’ Letter: misericordiae-vultus

This article, prepared by Andrew Casad, Seattle Archdiocese Director of Liturgy, describes ways parishes may celebrate this Jubilee Year of Mercy and includes various liturgical resources: Year of Mercy

How about a pilgrimage to St. James Cathedral?

The USCCB has a great page with lots of resources here: usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/index.cfm

Loyola Press has a lot of articles and other resources: loyolapress.com/year-of-mercy.htm

New app from Our Sunday Visitor designed especially for the Year of Mercy

Our Sunday Visitor’s 365 Days to Mercy app, free in the iTunes and Google Play app stores, is designed to accompany you on a spiritual journey during the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis.  The official Year of Mercy is December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016, but daily inspiration, stories, and news began appearing in the app on November 20, 2015, giving you a full 365 Days to Mercy.

The theme for the year is “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful,” reflected in the elements of the app which draw upon resources from Our Sunday Visitor:

  • An explanation of the Year of Mercy
  • Daily Mercy reflections
  • Everyday Scripture reflections
  • Book excerpts
  • Year of Mercy resources
  • Daily Pope tweets
  • Year of Mercy news stories
  • Chaplet & Novena of Divine Mercy