The Word Among Us

Lent 2016 Issue

A God of Hope, Joy, and Love

It all comes down to mercy.

A God of Hope, Joy, and Love: It all comes down to mercy.

Last April, Pope Francis published a letter announcing an Extraordinary Jubilee Year dedicated to the mercy of God, beginning on December 8, 2015, and ending on November 20, 2016.

In his letter, Pope Francis repeatedly emphasized his point that mercy is a chief characteristic of God, a key aspect in the ministry of Jesus,...

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