Holy Door Tag

POPE FRANCIS IN AFRICA, by Sarah-Leah Pimentel • On the last night of Pope Francis’ visit to Africa, he gathered with young people in the Central African Republic (CAR). The cathedral in Bangui became a holy place of mercy. Here, in this forgotten corner of Africa, in a country torn by seemingly endless cycles of conflict and death, Pope Francis opened the door of the cathedral that will be the Holy Door through which everyone is invited to enter in the Year of Mercy. Perhaps it will also be theRead More
The Holy Year of Mercy by Fr Egon M. Zillekens • During October renovations to the Canaan Patris Shrine, the shrine in the garden of the Marienau, were carried out. The shrine suddenly looked different – the door was closed, the foundations exposed. In a letter to the Priests’ Federation Fr Egon M. Zillekens invited them to connect this view with the Holy Year of Mercy. Dear Confreres, Suddenly you can’t get in, the door is blocked off. Only when we no longer have something, do we discover how muchRead More