mercy Tag

ITALY, Belmonte, Sr. Ivone and Maria Fisher • Every year, around the 8th of September, the Italian Schoenstatt Family celebrates the anniversary of the blessing of the “Shrine of us all” in Belmonte, Rome. This year, the eleventh anniversary of the Shrine Matri Ecclesiae will be celebrated on the 6th of September, and it will be characterized by the Jubilee of Mercy, which will begin on the 8th of December – 50 years to the day of the laying of the Foundation stone of the Shrine by Fr. Kentenich. ArchbishopRead More
VATICAN, Ary Ramos Waldes Díaz/Aleteia.org and editorial team • “Dear brothers and sisters, I have often thought of how the Church may render more clearly her mission to be a witness to mercy; and we have to make this journey. It is a journey which begins with spiritual conversion. Therefore, I have decided to announce an Extraordinary Jubilee which has at its centre the mercy of God. It will be a Holy Year of Mercy. We want to live in the light of the word of the Lord: “Be merciful,Read More
Every part of the Church, and many others outside of her – believers or non-believers – have received Pope Francis` clear and hope-filled words. They are also words that motivate us to assume the responsibility we all have to build a world in accordance to the Will of God, in the strength of the Spirit and through the way of Christ. Cardinals and bishops, priests, men and women religious, novices and seminarians, families, the youth and elderly, communities and institutes have received this challenge to go out “onto the street”Read More