A Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has proclaimed an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy to be observed from the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2015 thru the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 20, 2016. In his Papal Bull, Francis states that throughout this year the Christian people reflect on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy and that we ask God "to pour out his mercy upon us like the morning dew, so that everyone may work together to build a brighter future." (§ 5).

We hope that you find the resources on this page helpful in your reflection and prayer.
Throughout the Jubilee Year we will continue to update this page with new resources. Check back often!

Vatican Documents

Understanding the Year of Mercy

Reflections on the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy

Homilies of Pope Francis




Events of the Jubilee Year

Official Pilgrimage Registration

Featured Resources


Do You Walk Ignatian?

A companion to "Do You Speak Ignatian?," this book includes narratives from faculty and staff regarding their work in relation to key Jesuit values.

Ignatian Journal

This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and reflections. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling.

Ignatian Spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises

This collection of prayers and invocations offered at Xavier University reflect the collective spirit, mission and identity of a Jesuit university.

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