Photo by Kent Truog for CRS

Year of Mercy Resources

Photo by Kent Truog for CRS

The Catholic Church observed a Jubilee Year of Mercy from December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016​. Though the official Jubilee Year has come to a close, the work of mercy always continues. Please see the resources below which invite people to reflect on how they can be vessels of God’s mercy for others. 


We ask God’s blessing as he sends us forth as willing vessels of mercy to all, asking that we might move past our reluctance and find the grace to go forth and do his will.

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Adult Faith Sharing Sessions

Live Mercy is a series of faith-sharing resources for small groups that forms, inspires and prepares communities to show Christ’s compassionate love to people around the world. The three themes for the series are:

Mercy Video Series

Each video in this series poses an answer to the question: What is mercy? They invite us to pause and reflect on what mercy means and how we can practice it more intentionally in our daily lives.

The slideshow presents images from CRS’ work that correspond with each of the Corporal Works of Mercy. It underscores how these works are highlighted in Church teaching, how they come alive in the works of the Church and her members and how they are a means of God’s grace in the world.

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