Monthly Mercy Actions: Schedule

Jubilee Year of Mercy
December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016

To view Archbishop Listecki's Mercy Pilgrimage Schedule, please click here.
 

Month

Work of Mercy

Mercy Actions

December 2015   Instruct the Ignorant and Admonish Sinners
Opening of the Year of Mercy 
Immaculate Conception of Mary
December 8, 2015

Reflect on who around you is misinformed or confused about the faith and lovingly share with them your zeal for Jesus and his Church.

Pray outside an Abortion Clinic

January 2016
 
Shelter the Homeless Donate to an agency serving the homeless, volunteer at a shelter, and practice generous hospitality by inviting guests to your home
February 2016 Feed the Hungry Donate non-perishable food, volunteer at a food pantry/meal program, donate to Catholic Relief Services for global hunger, and eat simply from local food sources
March 2016
 
Visit the Imprisoned
 
Donate to Dismas Ministry or Project Return and pray for prisoners and their families. Donate to Bienaventurados Ministry.
April 2016
 
Comfort the Afflicted
 
Reflect on who is suffering around you and take specific action to bring them comfort
May 2016
 
Bury the Dead
 
Donate to the Nazareth Project Bereavement Ministries and visit a grave to pray for a family member or friend
June 2016
 
Forgive Offenses Willingly and Bear Wrongs Patiently
 
Reflect on who has hurt you, ask God to bring you healing, and pray for the wellbeing of those who have harmed you
July 2016
 
Give Drink to the Thirsty
 
Donate to Global Partners/Running Waters and the Office for World Mission Water Project and practice water conservation
August 2016
 
Counsel the Doubtful    
 
Reflect on who around you is in doubt or despair and share your experience of God's presence and power in your life
September 2016
 
Clothe the Naked
 
Donate clothes to a shelter, donate supplies to Catholic Charities, and shop at St.Vincent de Paul Stores
October 2016
 
Visit the Sick
 
Volunteer at a hospital/care center and visit a sick/infirm relative or friend  
November 2016 Pray for the Living and the Dead
Closing of the Year of Mercy
Christ the King of the Universe
November 20, 2016

Attend All Saints and All Souls Day Masses and pray that Christ will be the Universal King in the hearts of all the living and the dead

 

For more information about the organizations listed above, please visit:


Catholic Relief Services
www.crs.org

Dismas Ministry
www.dismasministry.org

Project Return
www.projectreturnmilwaukee.org

Nazareth Project Bereavement Ministries
www.johnpaul2center.org/Nazareth-Project/Bereavement-Ministry.htm

Global Partners/Running Waters
www.globalpartnersrunningwaters.org

Office for World Mission Water Project
www.archmil.org/parishes/Sagrada-Familia.htm

Catholic Charities
www.ccmke.org

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
www.svdpusa.org

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