Jubilee Year of Mercy
Once every 25 years, the Pope proclaims a holy year. During a holy year, the faithful celebrate a particular quality of God through pilgrimages, strong calls of repentance and conversion, and celebrations. This Jubilee Year of Mercy allows the people of God to experience a unique encounter with God’s mercy through the sacraments, especially confession. The Jubilee Year of Mercy is a worldwide celebration.
Vatican Jubilee Year of Mercy:
Diocese of Peoria Jubilee Year of Mercy:
Locally, you can experience God’s mercy through the Sacraments at these Churches:
Mercy flourishes in fraternity. As a team of young adults, CONNECT ministry worked and prayed together to make this event possible. CONNECT ministry seeks “To serve God and carry His mission out to the world by connecting young adults with Jesus Christ, His Church, each other, our parishes, and our communities.”
A pilgrimage is a journey with a spiritual destination as its purpose. Traditionally, a pilgrimage leads the sojourner to a deepening of relationship with God. Our spiritual destination is to experience and express the mercy of God. Our experiences of God’s mercy will motivate us to express God’s mercy in thought, word, and deed.
Experience the Mercy of God and take it home by the following actions:
Feed the Hungry Counsel the Doubtful
Give Drink to the Thirsty Instruct the Ignorant
Shelter the Homeless Admonish the Sinner
Visit the Sick Comfort the Sorrowful
Visit Prisoners Forgive Injuries
Bury the Dead Bear Wrongs Patiently
Give Alms to the Poor Pray for the Living and the Dead