What is Pope Francis the year of mercy?

A Year of Mercy In his Papal Bull, Francis states that throughout this year the Christian people reflect on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy and that we ask God “to pour out his mercy upon us like the morning dew, so that everyone may work together to build a brighter future.” (§ 5).

What did Pope Francis say about mercy?

God’s mercy is “a gift that is so overabundant it may even seem unfair in our eyes,” Francis shrewdly notes. But the nature of God’s mercy is its excess; it balances nothing, it is required by nothing, it is not deserved.

Where does the pope offer the Eucharist at the conclusion of the International Congress of Divine Mercy in 2021?

Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis will preside at the Eucharistic Concelebration for Divine Mercy Sunday (Domenica in albis). This year’s celebration will be enriched by the presence in St. Peter’s of the Missionaries of Mercy, from more than twenty countries, who will be in Rome for their Third International Meeting.

Which year was year of mercy in Catholic Church?

The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy (Latin: Iubilaeum Extraordinarium Misericordiae) was a Roman Catholic period of prayer held from 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, to 20 November 2016, the Feast of Christ the King.

What is Divine Mercy in the Catholic Church?

The Divine Mercy is a form of God’s compassion, an act of grace based on trust or forgiveness. In Catholicism, it refers specifically to a devotion which had its origin in the apparitions of Jesus Christ reported by Saint Faustina Kowalska.

Does the Divine Mercy chaplet have to be said at 3?

According to Roman Catholic tradition, the chaplet may be said at any time, but it is said especially on Divine Mercy Sunday and Fridays at 3:00 PM. The chaplet is prayed daily at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.