Jubilee of Mercy

Contemplate Mercy

Child's hands in prayer with Bible. From cover of Contemplate Mercy Leaflet.

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

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