Here is a piece I wrote on the Year of Mercy for The Catholic Answer, the magazine for Our Sunday Visitor. The Holy Father really has some beautiful thoughts on which we should reflect.
“In the papal bull of indiction Misericordiae Vultus (“The Face of Mercy”), Pope Francis announced the jubilee year, but also invites us to reconsider Christian life anew. In doing so, he unpacks his own spirituality and invites the faithful to work for those on the margins. In essence, he invites us to meditate on and live the core of his pastoral vision, rooted in an invitation to conversion.” ….