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The Pope’s Acceptable Year of the Lord: A Time to Experience Mercy and Forgiveness

Several weeks ago, on December 8, 2015, Pope Francis launched the Jubilee Year of Mercy by throwing open the massive Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica

Holy Doors opened at Conception Abbey for Jubilee Year of Mercy

On 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Holy Father Pope Francis opened the Holy Doors of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to inaugurate the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016.

Holy doors opened as diocese begins Year of Mercy

If William Shakespeare was correct and mercy “droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven,” then the Jubilee Year of Mercy got off to a great start in Kansas City.

The Holy Door

Pope Boniface VIII instituted the practice of celebrating Jubilee Holy Years in Rome in 1300.

Saturday
October 19, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph