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Year of Mercy

During the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which began on December 8, 2015, Pope Francis invites us to encounter Jesus, who is the face of the Father’s mercy, and to “live and testify” to his mercy, especially towards those who are poor and vulnerable (Misericordiae Vultus).


Mercy is “the beating heart of the Gospel” (Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus).  How can we proclaim the Gospel by living mercy?

Here are just a few ideas:


Learn more and access more great resources at the Vatican’s Jubilee Year of Mercy website, the USCCB’s Year of Mercy page, and Catholic Relief Services’ Year of Mercy page.