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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.

What is a Jubilee Holy Year?

The Year of Jubilee was first implemented by the ancient Israelites at God’s command as a system of debt relief and assistance to the poor.

August 12, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph