Diocese of Jackson Jubilee of Mercy

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
– Special Pilgrimage day for Vicksburg Site

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Day for Consecrated Life
– Jubilee for Consecrated Life and the closing of the Year for Consecrated Life.
Prayers for vocations to consecrated life.

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
Feast of the Chair of St. Peter
– Pilgrimage to Holy Door Opportunity
– Day of Works of Mercy by parish and diocesan staff

Friday and Saturday, March 4-5,
“24 Hours for the Lord”
Pilgrimage days
– Confession in all parishes OR area reconciliation services in pilgrimage city sites
– Works of Mercy by parishes and parish organizations

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Jubilee for boys and girls
(ages 13 – 16)
Pilgrimage Day
Tuesday-Sunday, July 26 –  July 31, 2016
World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.
– July 28 – 179th anniversary of the establishment of the diocese – Pilgrimage Day

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016
– Jubilee for workers and volunteers of mercy
– Pilgrimage Day and Day of Works of Mercy

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016
Our Mother of Sorrows
Original Patroness of the Diocese
Stabat Mater recited in all parishes, families and homes throughout diocese.
– Special Pilgrimage opportunity for Natchez pilgrimage site

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016
– Jubilee for prisoners.
Pilgrimage Day – Prayer for Prisoners and Works of Mercy

Sunday, Nov.13, 2016
Closing of the Holy Doors in the dioceses of the world.
– Holy Door closed in St. Peter Cathedral
– Final Pilgrimage Day – Prayer for Peace
(A list of pilgrimage sites is available on www.jacksondiocese.org)