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Invitation: Become a 'Doorkeeper of Mercy' in the Year of Mercy

Sisters of Mercy and partners-in-Mercy are invited 'to be guardians of the Door of Mercy, keepers of the in-between place of Mercy' in this coming year of Mercy (8 December 2015 - 20 November 2016).

Pope Francis says that, in this coming Year of Mercy, “the Holy Door will become a Door of Mercy through which anyone who enters will experience the love of God.” The logo for our Mercy International Reflection Process, unfolding during this Year, is centered on the red doors of Baggot Street. In a profoundly mystical way, these red doors connect all our doors of Mercy – in our convents and houses, in our places of ministry, in holy places around us, in Earth which nourishes us, in the cosmos which holds us in communion, and in the hearts of all Sisters of Mercy, Associates and Partners-in-Mercy...


Doorkeepers of Mercy:       A4 Paper Size (PDF)                       US Letter Size (PDF)


El Papa Francisco dice que, en este Año de la Misericordia, «la Puerta Santa será una Puerta de la Misericordia, a través de la cual cualquiera que entre podrá experimentar el amor de Dios». El logotipo para nuestro proceso internacional de reflexión de misericordia, que se desarrollará durante este Año, se centra en las puertas rojas de la Calle Baggot. En una forma profundamente mística, estas puertas rojas conectan todas nuestras puertas de Misericordia – en nuestros conventos y casas, en nuestros sitios de ministerio, en lugares santos en derredor nuestro, en la Tierra que nos alimenta, en el cosmos que nos sostiene en comunión y en los corazones de todas las Hermanas de la Misericordia...


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NB:This video and/or text are suggested for inclusion in the 'Called to the Ministry of Mercy' Ritual for Opening Doors of Mercy on (or around) 13 December. The Leader and Participants copy of the ritual in both English & Spanish, full colur & black and white are available for download here

Messages to: Elizabeth Davis rsm (Newfoundland) - author
For assistance with the video: Anne Walsh, Communications Director Mercy International Reflection Process