Many question in their hearts: why a Jubilee of Mercy today? Simply because the Church, in this time of great historical change, is called to offer more evident signs of God’s presence and closeness. This is not the time to be distracted; on the contrary, we need to be vigilant and to reawaken in ourselves the capacity to see what is essential. This is a time for the Church to rediscover the meaning of the mission entrusted to her by the Lord on the day of Easter: to be a sign and an instrument of the Father’s mercy (cf. Jn 20:21-23).
-Pope Francis, homily for first vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11, 2015
Happy Divine Mercy Sunday, everyone! This is a day of great grace for the world, because the graces of forgiveness and love, which poured from our Savior’s wounds on the Cross, Continue reading