Year of Mercy

The Holy Father, Pope Francis has declared a “Year of Mercy” beginning┬áDec. 8, 2015 and running until Nov. 20, 2016.

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The 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

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The Spiritual Works of Mercy

-Admonish the sinner
-Instruct the ignorant
-Counsel the doubtful
-Comfort the sorrowful
-Bear wrongs patiently
-Forgive all injuries
-Pray for the living and the dead

Take a Virtual Tour of the Cathedral

Special Liturgies During the Year of Mercy at the Cathedral

Weeks of Mercy Service for the Archdiocese of Dubuque

January 17, 2016: Give drink to the thirsty

February 28, 2016: Visit Imprisoned

April 10, 2016: Feed the hungry

July 10, 2016: Clothe the naked

August 28, 2016: Shelter the homeless

October 9, 2016: Visit the sick

November 6, 2016: Bury the dead

Videos on the Year of Mercy

Hear the hymn for the YoM
Key points about the YoM
Inauguration Mass YoM
Year of Mercy Explained
Year of Mercy indulgences
Best Thing to do during YoM
Program of the Year of Mercy in
International Sign Language
Pope Francis Announcing
the Year of Mercy
Catholics Called to Participate in
Gestures of Mercy



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