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Posts Tagged ‘Jubilee of Mercy’
 

 
A Journey through the Holy Door (Year of Mercy edition)

The province of Québec in Canada is where Catholicism first took root in North America. As a result, there are many historical churches. During the Jubilee of Mercy, in addition to going through Doors of Mercy, pilgrims can also deepen their understanding about the history of the Catholic Church in North America. Fountain of Grace takes a look at several shrines in Québec, and shares with you the joy of pilgrims as they passed through the Holy Door.
Publish date: 2016 - 10 - 29


 
Path of Mercy (7)

On this week’s “Love and Life”, Fr Francis Ching will share with us how to learn about mercy as in our Father in heaven in this Year of Mercy, so that we can all walk on the path of mercy.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 13


 
World Youth Day Sharing

On this week’s “Love and Life”, a group of youths will share their encounter at Poland World Youth Day. Fr Francis Ching will share with us how to learn about mercy as in our Father in heaven in this Year of Mercy, so that we can all walk on the path of mercy.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 6


 
Path of Mercy (5)

On this week’s “Love and Life”, Fr Francis Ching will share with us how to learn about mercy as in our Father in heaven in this Year of Mercy, so that we can all walk on the path of mercy.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 23


 
Path of Mercy (4)

On this week’s “Love and Life”, Fr Francis Ching will share with us how to learn about mercy as in our Father in heaven in this Year of Mercy, so that we can all walk on the path of mercy.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 16


 
United in His Mercy: Canada Chinese Catholic Conference

The Jubilee of Mercy - Canada Chinese Catholic Conference was held successfully on January 2, 2016. The conference was attended by close to 1200 people. Archbishop Savio Hon was the keynote speaker and mass celebrant. Fountain of Grace brings you the highlights of the day.
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 5


 
Pope Francis: God is the Merciful Father who, in Jesus, loves us beyond all measure

(ZENIT.org) Even if we were naive enough to think we could do without God and create distance, His love awaits us for when we return. Pope Francis stressed this during his Angelus address today (March 6, 2016) at noon in St. Peter’s Square, as he reflected on the parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke’s Gospel and stressed that the father figure in the parable reveals the heart of God.
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 10


 
Pope Francis: The Church doesn’t need dirty money, it needs hearts open to the mercy of God

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday, Pope Francis issued a harsh condemnation of those who exploit others and then donate to the Church, telling them their “dirty money” isn’t wanted. Taking his cue from the first chapter of the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, Pope Francis said March 2 that God doesn’t like “the blood of bulls and lambs, especially if the offering is done with hands dirty with the blood of their brothers.”
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 3


 
Archbishop Savio Hon: Visit to Canada in the Jubilee of Mercy

Archbishop Savio Hon is the highest-ranking Chinese official in the Vatican in the history of the Church. He visited Eastern Canada over Christmas 2015 for a Chinese Catholic conference. Through his visit, we got to know him better.
Publish date: 2016 - 2 - 27


 
Pope Francis: Wealth and power are good, but only when used to serve

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis cautioned that unless wealth and power are put at the service of society, especially the poor, they risk becoming instruments of corruption, private interests and various forms of abuse.
Publish date: 2016 - 2 - 24


 
Pope Francis: Pray that the Lord would remove the desire of usury from all hearts

(CNA/EWTN News) For Pope Francis, mercy isn’t just spiritual, but is something that ought to be expressed in concrete acts of service and in sharing one’s goods with the poor, which was a key tradition during Jubilee years throughout Scripture.
Publish date: 2016 - 2 - 11


 
Pope Francis: It is only in responding with good that evil can be truly defeated

(CNA/EWTN News) When God is described in the Bible as being both merciful and just it can seem like an identity crisis, however Pope Francis said it’s the opposite: rather than contradicting each other, the two actually go hand in hand.
Publish date: 2016 - 2 - 3


 
Pope Francis: Be mediators of mercy with the works of mercy

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis renewed his appeal for faithful to put the works of mercy into practice during the jubilee, urging them to open their hearts to others, and to show God’s tenderness to those who suffer.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 28


 
St. Paul’s Basilica Deconstructed

St. Paul's Basilica is the original parish in the Archdiocese of Toronto. It is one of the churches that has been selected to have a Door of Mercy. Fountain of Grace will take a closer look at this historical church and its magnificent architecture.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 16


 
Footprints of Mercy

On this week's "Love and Life", we will introduce the "Mercy of Footprints" website (hyperlink), which will give us some resources to help us live out the spirit of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. On the website you will find the Jubilee Year of Mercy prayers, Holy Door locations and some pieces of reflections. Later, we will also have Evangelizing through Cantonese Opera's Mr. Wilson Kwong and Cantonese Opera teacher Ms. Ines Cheang discuss the distinctive characteristics of Cantonese Opera, including the process of putting on makeup, how to distinguish between different masks and the varieties of costumes.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 16


 
Pope Francis: Divine solicitude goes beyond sin, overcomes evil and forgives it

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis launched a new series of catechesis on mercy for his general audiences, telling pilgrims that the love and forgiveness of God can’t be overcome by anything, including our sin.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 14


 
Pope Francis: Within the family we learn how to forgive

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis on the Feast of the Holy Family reflected on the power of forgiveness in families and compared everyday family life to an ongoing pilgrimage of prayer and love. “How important it is for our families to journey together towards a single goal! We know that we have a road to travel together; a road along which we encounter difficulties but also enjoy moments of joy and consolation,” the Pope said December 27 in his morning homily at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 30


 
Pope Francis: Seek God in the most needy, the sick, the hungry, the imprisoned

(CNA/EWTN News) Speaking at a Rome homeless shelter, Pope Francis has said the humility of Jesus Christ’s birth shows that mankind can find God in poverty. The Pope was at the shelter to open a special Holy Door for the homeless during the Year of Mercy. “This is the door of the Lord,” the Pope said December 18 as he opened the Holy Door. “Open the gates of justice. For your great mercy will enter into your house, O Lord.”
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 23


 
Pope Francis: Forgiveness and mercy are more than just nice words, they must be lived out in daily life

(CNA/EWTN News) The Church is the “living sign” of God's love and mercy in the world, Pope Francis said during his Wednesday general audience. He reflected on the universality of communion as demonstrated by the global scale of the Jubilee of Mercy. “May this ecclesial communion become more and more intense, because the Church is in the world the living sign of the love and mercy of the Father,” the Pope said in his December 16 catechesis.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 16


 
Jubilee Year of Mercy

On this week's "Love and Life", we will introduce the Jubilee Year of Mercy announced by Pope Francis, its origins, the significance of 'Jubilee years' and the meaning behind the opening of 'Holy Doors'.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 12


 
Pope Francis: Mercy can contribute to the building of a more human world

(CNA/EWTN News) The day after opening the Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis dedicated his general audience remarks to answering the question of why he called for a jubilee on the subject, saying the primary reason is simply because it’s needed.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 9


 
Pope Francis: May we take advantage of this moment and cross the threshold of this mercy of God

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis Wednesday centered his weekly catechesis on the upcoming Year of Mercy, urging the Church not only to keep its doors open, but to go out to those who may not have the strength to enter.
Publish date: 2015 - 11 - 18