Letter #9, 2024, Thursday, May 9: Ascension

Pope Francis contemplates the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica (VATICAN MEDIA Divisione Foto)    Here is Pope Francis today, on May 9, Ascension Thursday, sitting for a moment of contemplation in front of the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica as he promulgated the papal bull indicting the upcoming Jubilee Year of 2025, [...]

A Meditation on Forgiveness and the Jubilee Door

Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Last Sunday, the Holy Door was opened in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Cathedral of Rome, and a Door of Mercy was opened in the Cathedral of every diocese of the world, as well as in shrines and churches indicated by bishops. The Jubilee is in the whole world, [...]