Pope Francis has declared an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. It began on 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council. It ends on 20 November 2016, the Solemnity of Christ the King. We are invited to “gaze even more attentively on mercy” and to dedicate this year to “living out in our daily lives the mercy which the Father constantly extends to all of us” (Misericordiae Vultus, n 2 & 25). This leaflet is offered to encourage participation in the Jubilee of Mercy through the practice of contemplation. The contemplative approach of the Society of the Sacred
The Fifth International Conference of Heads of Sacred Heart Schools was held in Mexico City 21-25 October 2015. The theme was Faced with the Complexity of the World, An Interior Journey. English translations of the keynote addresses are now available on the International website of the Society of the Sacred Heart here. They explore the contemplative path in today’s complex reality, looking particularly at the world of young people, and the charism of the Society of the Sacred Heart.