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Diocese of Baker    Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.  - Luke 6:36

 

LIVING THE YEAR OF JUBILEE
8 December 2015 - 20 November 2016 

Jubileo Aņo de la Misericordia                                                                                                Other Year of Mercy Resources


"
At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may
become a more effective sign of the Father's action in our lives."
 
- Pope Francis
 

Jubilee of Mercy
Mercy like the Father

Vatican Website

"The practice of pilgrimage has a special place in the Holy Year...to reach the Holy Door...everyone, each according to his or her ability, will have to make a pilgrimage. This will be a sign that mercy is also a goal to reach and requires dedication and sacrifice.

May pilgrimage be an impetus to conversion: by crossing the threshold of the Holy Door, we will find the strength to embrace God's mercy and dedicate ourselves to being merciful with others as the Father has been with us."
                                                               - Pope Francis

 


Also see Pope Francis "On Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

 

Diocesan Events
 

Make a Pilgrimage to the Door of Mercy
Explanation and Instructions

  • St. Francis de Sales Cathedral,
    Baker City

  • St. Mary Chapel, Retreat Center in
    Powell Butte

Devotion Prayer Booklet

 

Parish/Family/Individual Opportunities

  • Hour of Mercy ~ Adoration

  • Divine Mercy Chaplet

  • Rosary

  • Monthly Confession

  • Outreach of mercy to the poor and suffering

Putting Mercy into Action

 

 

 

St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, Baker City, Oregon


Prayer of the Diocese

 

Lord, help us to become more merciful -
          as a diocese,
          as a parish,
          as a family,
          as individuals.


Show us the poor!
         Who are the poor in our midst?
         How can we show mercy to them?

"God wants to touch others mercifully through us. But for that to happen we must first be touched by his merciful love ourselves. We must let ourselves be found anew by God's forgiveness so that He can pass it along through us to others." 
                                               - Bishop Liam Cary


"Let us enter more deeply into the heart of the gospel where the poor have a special experience of God's mercy.  It is my burning desire that, during this Jubilee, the Christian people may reflect on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy."

                                                        - Pope Francis

 

Corporal Works of Mercy

  • Feed the hungry.

  • Give drink to the thirsty.

  • Clothe the naked.

  • Shelter the homeless.

  • Visit the sick.

  • Visit the imprisoned.

  • Bury the dead.

  Spiritual Works of Mercy

  • Counsel the doubtful.
  • Instruct the ignorant.
  • Admonish sinners.
  • Comfort the afflicted.
  • Forgive offenses.
  • Bear wrongs patiently.
  • Pray for the living and the dead.

 

 

Jubileo Aņo de la Misericordia

 

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker 
PO Box 5999  .  Bend, OR  97708-5999  .  (541) 388-4004


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