February 17, 2016 // Uncategorized

Diocese announces Jubilee Year of Mercy event, 24 Hours for the Lord

During this Jubilee Year of Mercy with its motto, “Merciful Like the Father,” parishes throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will join the universal Church on March 4-5 in the celebration of 24 Hours for the Lord. Pope Francis called for a 24 Hours for the Lord to be celebrated on the Friday and Saturday preceding the Fourth Week of Lent.

Where can I find 24 Hours for the Lord?

St. Francis Xavier, Pierceton

Christ the King, South Bend
Holy Family, South Bend
St. Therese, Little Flower, South Bend
St. Joseph, South Bend

St. Mary of the Annunciation, Bristol

St. Thomas, Elkhart

St. John the Evangelist, Goshen

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne
St. John the Baptist, Fort Wayne
St. Jude, Fort Wayne
St. Vincent de Paul, Fort Wayne

What events can I expect at 24 Hours for the Lord?

The emphasis will be on Reconciliation, but parishes will also include Eucharistic Adoration, Stations of the Cross, various prayers and quiet prayer throughout the 24 hours at the parishes.

Is there more information? 

Yes! Find the full schedule of events at individual parishes at www.MyYearOfMercy.org. Schedules, Confession guides and more information will be published in the Feb. 28 issue of Today’s Catholic. 



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