Author: yearofmercy

Mercy Moments

Mercy Moments During the extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Catholic News Herald has produced a series of short video reflections with Fr. Patrick Winslow. Be sure to check CNH’s Youtube Channel for more videos of what’s happening in the Charlotte Diocese.   You can also view the entire playlist of Mercy Moments here.

Jubilee History

List of jubilee years and their Popes: 1300: Boniface VIII 1350: Clement VI 1390: proclaimed by Urban VI, presided over by Boniface IX 1400: Boniface IX 1423: Martin V 1450: Nicholas V 1475: proclaimed by Paul II, presided over by Sixtus IV 1500: Alexander VI 1525: Clement VII 1550: proclaimed by Paul III, presided over Read More …

Monthly Catechesis

Our Monthly Catechesis We hope you find these free resources useful for month-by-month catechesis. We will be adding to these resources throughout the year.  Each month-by-month catechesis will include references to the Lives of the Saints. The topics for the months are: •  January – July: Virtue, The Spiritual Works of Mercy, and The Corporal Works Read More …

Eucharistic Congress

The Eucharistic Congress Be merciful, just as your father is merciful (Luke 6:36). In the Eucharist we are strengthened to do the works of mercy.  Use this time of the Jubilee to prepare for our Diocesan Eucharistic Congress.  This annual gathering allows us to give glory to God and to receive His abundant graces as Read More …

Other Events

Other Events in the Diocese   December 2015 Saturday, December 5, 2015 Advent Day of Recollection by Mrs. Julie McElmurry Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church December 12 – December 13, 2015 Advent Parish Mission: Healing the Family by Dr. Theresa Burke December 12 at 6:30pm – December 13 at 2:00pm Cathedral of St. Patrick Thursday, December Read More …

San Giovanni in Laterano Porta Santa

The Holy Door of St. John Lateran Crafted by Italian sculptor  Floriano Bodini, the Holy Door of St. John Lateran was erected in the Jubilee Year 2000.  The sculpture represents the Virgin with Child stretching out towards the cross.  The inscription, Christus heri hodie semper translates to “Christ yesterday, today, always.” [Reword, elaborate] Cast in bronze, the model Read More …