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Welcome to MercyHour

Welcome to MercyHour

Each day, God willing, during this Holy Year of Mercy, two Secular Franciscans, Deacon Tom Bello & John Clem, are offering a minor, but daily sustenance for our common pilgrimage closer to Christ and to salvation.   We will also be featuring some guest bloggers during this Jubilee Year of Mercy.  This website is mobile-friendly and hope that you find and …

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December 8, 2015 - First Day of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

December 8, 2015 - First Day of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

December 8th - Feast of the Immaculate Conception "I must also pray, she said, for the conversion of sinners. I asked her many times what she meant by that, but she only smiled. Finally with outstretched arms and eyes looking up to heaven she told me she was the Immaculate Conception." St. Bernadette On this Feast of the Immaculate Conception, …

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Opening of the Doors of Mercy

A bit of delay starting our e-newsletter in order to bring you photos from the opening of the Doors of Mercy in Washington, D.C.  It was inspiring to attend the opening of the Doors of Mercy at St. Matthew's Cathedral for the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception both with Cardinal Donald Weurl as celebrant.  Photo of Jan Parker, O.F.S., National Minister of the Secular Franciscan Order at the Doors of Mercy at St. Matthew's Cathedral.  You can find a Door or Mercy near you on the Vatican Jubilee of Mercy Website

Wishing you a Blessed Advent and a Holy Year of Mercy!

 

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