Jubilee Year of Mercy:
A re-awakening for
December 2015 —November 2016
ORP has been officially charged by the Vatican as the main organizer of logistics during this Jubilee. All pilgrims who wish to cross the Holy Door in St. Peter's will have to register with ORP.
If you are interested in coming to Rome during this Jubilee Year, please contact us and we will work with you to plan a spiritual journey visiting the all the most holy sites in the Eternal City, with optional extensions to other sacred locations in:
We encourage people to live this pilgrimage as a walking prayer, inwardly always connected to our Lord, outwardly active to observe and experience.
Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy: 2015-2016
Merciful like the Father
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. ( Luke 6.36)
The Holy Year of Mercy will be a moment of true grace for all Christians a time for convertione and reconciliation with God.
Pope Francis, moved by the human, social and cultural issues of our times, wished to give the City of Rome and the Universal Church a special and extraordinary Holy Year of Grace, Mercy and Peace.
With the Bull of Indiction of the Jubilee Misericordiae vultus of 11 April 2015, the Pope details the aims of this Holy Year: to recall the Church to its primary mission of always being a symbol and witness of mercy in all aspects of pastoral life.
And the motto of the Jubilee, taken from Luke's Gospel, Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful, invites all the faithful to be merciful following the example of the Lord who asks us not to judge and not to condemn but to forgive and give love and forgiveness without measure.
The Holy Door is the arrival point of spiritual and physical journey of every pilgrim who comes to Roma, a personal encounter whit Christ: “I am the gate for the sheep…. whoever enters through me will be saved; they will come in and go out, and find pasture.” (GV 10,7,9)
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