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The Year of Mercy that Pope Francis proclaimed last year concludes this November. Mercy is the most fundamental and defining attribute of God, revealed through God’s actions throughout the Old Testament and most notably, in the person of Jesus Christ in the New Testament.
Why not take some time in the next few months to explore themes of mercy through the lens of Scripture? I’m happy to share with you materials I developed to use with small faith groups in my own parish. Gather adults together for a four-week discussion series centered on these themes:
- Mercy as Compassion for Ourselves
- Mercy as Compassion for Neighbors
- Mercy as Compassion for Our World
- Mercy as Compassion for Creation
This may be a great taster for adults to sample the small faith group experience and build excitement for participation in future adult faith discussion groups. The materials would also be great as evenings of reflection for catechists or other parish groups.
Fill out the below form to receive the free materials for small faith groups, Reflecting on Themes of Mercy for the Year of Mercy.