Year of Mercy Resources

“Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy.”
Pope Francis

Jubilee of Mercy; Merciful Like the Father –
official site

Resources for education and ideas to live mercy:

United States Council of Catholic Bishops Evangelization & Catechesis
a webpage on the Year of Mercy which includes articles, resources, links and more

What is the Year of Mercy?
Helpful information from Dynamic Catholic

United States Council of  Catholic  Bishops on  Restorative Justice Learn about the US Catholic bishops’ work on restorative justice and criminal justice reform

Catholic Mobilizing Network –
resources on restorative justice and criminal justice reform include a Jubilee Year of Mercy prayer card, several podcasts, a Living the Year of Mercy  Workshop, and more

Catholic Relief Services  –
has a Prayer for the Year of Mercy, homily helps, Live Mercy sessions  and more

Two Feet of Love in Action
Use the “Two Feet of Love in Action” guide to consider how you can strengthen both charitable works and social justice at home and as part of your faith community.

Local Involvement – Poverty USA
Explore the map here to find local organizations that practice mercy by learning about and addressing poverty. Or, contact your diocesan director for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

We Are Salt and Light
With your faith community, use Pope Francis’ prayer for the Jubilee Year, and other resources to pray, reach out, learn, and act during the year. Visit  this site for stories of how communities of faith around the country are living mercy.



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