Year of Mercy English CLEARJubilee Year of Mercy

December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016

“We constantly need to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity, and peace.  Our salvation depends on it.”
~ Pope Francis

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites everyone to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, a time to meditate upon and more actively respond to the infinite mercy of God, which he offers to every soul through His Son, Jesus Christ.  Please explore the resources below to learn more about the Holy Year, how to live it, and about God’s greatest attribute, mercy.


Jubilee Liturgy & Prayer

Find information on the Sacred Liturgy, Holy Doors, Indulgences, Prayer and Devotions during the Year of Mercy.

Jubilee Calendar of Events

View the schedule of events in our area for the Year of Mercy.

Jubilee Faith Formation

Discover the excellent resources for formation and catechesis on the infinite mercy of God.

Jubilee Works of Mercy

Explore ways you can live the spiritual and corporal works of mercy during the holy year.


 Official Vatican Resources

Jubilee Year of Mercy Website  

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Official Prayer for Jubilee Year of Mercy – Vatican Website
English / Español

Printable PDF Versions of the Official Prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy
English / Español / Portuguese / Vietnamese

Jubilee of Mercy Hymn

Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee – Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization