Category Archives: Misericordia et Misera

Mercy On The Way

My parish’s Liturgy Commission is preparing the fourth in a (hopefully) continuing series of events inspired by the Jubilee of Mercy and Pope Francis’s call in Misericordia et Misera 18: Now is the time to unleash the creativity of mercy, … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 22: Under the Guidance and Protection of Mary

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter. Follow this link for the full document, Misericordia et Misera. In this final section, we are entrusted to the watchful care of the Blessed Mother: 22. … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 21: World Day of the Poor

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter. In these paragraphs, he concludes his urging us to reach out in mercy because of our own experience of mercy: 21. The Jubilee impresses upon us … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 20: A Culture of Mercy

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis urges us to promote a cultural revolution. This new culture would not be based on top-down suggestions, but rather spring from individual inspiration where Christian disciples see a need: 20. … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 19: The Jubilee, A Beginning

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter. In section 19, he acknowledges this observance is a beginning, not a concluded effort: 19. Many concrete signs of mercy have been performed during this Holy … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 18: Working For Mercy

The corporal and spiritual works of mercy predated the Jubilee. If we are to remain faithful to the Gospel mission, they certainly must extend into the future. In the thinking of Pope Francis, working in mercy is one of the … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 17: A Discrete Mercy

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter. Follow this link for the full document, Misericordia et Misera. 17. During the Holy Year, especially on the “Fridays of Mercy”, I was able to experience … Continue reading

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