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God's excess of mercy in encounter, forgiveness

“We are witnesses to and ministers of the ever-increasing abundance of the Father’s mercy; we have the rewarding and consoling task of incarnating mercy, as Jesus did.” Pope Francis reminded his fellow priests in his homily on the morning of Holy Thursday.

The transfers of priests announced in the Diocese

His Excellency Bishop Joseph Kariyil has announced the transfers of priests in the Diocese. 

 

Bishop Joseph Kariyil solemnly Inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Bishop Joseph Kariyil solemnly inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist at at Santa Cruz Basilica, Fortcochin.

Pope Francis solemnly inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy

On Tuesday, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis solemnly inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy with the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. “This Extraordinary Holy Year is itself a gift of grace,” the Pope said in his homily  To pass through the Holy Door means to rediscover the infinite mercy of the Father

Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI to attend opening of Year of Mercy

Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI will attend the ceremony for the opening of the Holy Door in St. Peter’s Basilica, which will inaugurate the Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy. Pope Francis invited his predecessor to be at the ceremony, which will take place in the Atrium of the Basilica on 8 December, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.