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View Now: Building the Church of Mercy

“The Church will have to initiate everyone – priests, religious and laity – into this “art of accompaniment” which teaches us to remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other.”
(cf. Ex 3:5) (Joy of the Gospel, no. 169)

Let the St. Joseph Educational Center help you to proclaim the Year of Mercy in your parish!

Blogs: Mercy Stories


Do you have a story that features mercy? Email it to us. Just put “mercy story” in the subject line of your email. We would like to post one witness story each month during the Year of Mercy. Your submission will enter you into a raffle to win a copy of Pope Francis’ book, Church of Mercy.

Blogs: A Personal Story of Mercy

Blogs, Director’s Blog

Pope Francis’ call for a Year of Mercy began with this line: “Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy” Misericordiae Vultus (MV, no. 1). For my November blog post, I would like to share what this statement means to me, personally; and, at the same time, get you to reflect on what “mercy” means to you.

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