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The Year of Mercy - December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016

Pope Francis has declared an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
This Holy Year of Mercy will begin December 8, 2015, the feast of the Immaculate Conception and the 50th anniversary
of the closing of the Second Vatican Council. 

It will close November 20, 2016, the Feast of Christ the King. 
This year’s motto is “Merciful Like the Father.”


Visit our website Dante: Spiritual Reading for the Year of Mercy 

    Door of Mercy Information Program 

   365 Days to Mercy - A free app from Our Sunday Visitor (Apple and Android)


   HomeLinks Sessions
Access the HomeLinks family educational webinars here! 



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