The Mercy Chapel

 

 

In April 2015 the papal bull of indication declared that a year of mercy would be held from 8 December 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, to 20 November 2016, the Feast of Christ the King.  Pope Francis opened the Holy Door in St. Peter’s Basilica, symbolizing that the jubilee had begun.

 

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A seed was planted and an idea began to grow…

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Work began on the Mercy Chapel in February 2016

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In May 2016 the new area for the Blessed Sacrament was unveiled within the Mercy Chapel.  It is an unusual but powerful style made from wood invoking the memory of the crib and the cross.

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The Mercy Chapel was officially opened on Monday the 16th May 2016 with a Holy Mass celebrated by HIS Excellency Archbishop Antonio Mennini.

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The Mercy Chapel is open every day.

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Prayer is the plant the seed of which is planted,  In the heart of everyone it’s growth needs care

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