5: The New Mercy Turnpike
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SHOW NOTES Episode 5: “The New Mercy Turnpike” Going through the constituent parts of joy guides our approach to the New Evangelization. A major US meeting in 2017 sought to clarify the approach. http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/get-involved/meetings-and-events/convocation-2017/index.cfm The Church is an abundant source of mercy. We must request, receive and proclaim it. Reconciliation is crucial for joy. God’s mercy endures forever. http://www.usccb.org/bible/psalms/136 Ken pointed out that Instructing the ignorant is a spiritual work of mercy. http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/the-spiritual-works-of-mercy.cfm. Pope Francis spread the Church’s message of mercy with the Special Jubilee of Mercy and the appointment of priests as missionaries of mercy. http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/new-evangelization/jubilee-of-mercy/frequently-asked-questions-about-the-jubilee-of-mercy.cfm How do we show mercy to a world that desperately…