This coming Sunday, on the feast of Christ the King, Pope Francis will officially close the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. During this past year, what efforts did you undertake to learn more about Christ’s Mercy? Did you seek it for yourself and your loved ones over the past year? I would love to hear about your endeavors. Please share in the comments section. For me, it has been an extraordinary year learning more about the gift itself, as well as Christ’s expectation that we share it with our neighbor through our own willingness to grant it to others.
Over this past year, I devoted one post per month to describe, define and show practical ways of incorporating the various corporal and spiritual works. In case you joined this journey mid-stream, and might have missed a post or two, here’s a recap; with direct links to the associated posts.
Corporal Works of Mercy:
Spiritual Works of Mercy:
Christ’s Mercy is Limitless and Endless
Although the Year of Mercy comes to an official close this coming weekend, Christ’s Mercy is limitless and endless. Don’t think that, if you missed this window, that you are out of luck. For as long as man takes a breath, Christ is ready to bestow His mercy on each one of us. I encourage you to take a stroll through these posts and revisit the meaning of Christ’s Mercy and learn how you can be a bearer of it yourself. Since we can never get enough of it, I’ll have more to say on this topic in my next post.