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North American Congress on Mercy
November 15, 2009


Were You There?

Share your thoughts and reflections on the North American Congress on Mercy and the Divine Mercy Networking Forum, held in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13-15. Read More...

The 'Necessary' Message for Our Times

The following is the homily delivered by Fr. S. Seraphim Michalenko, MIC, during the Holy Mass that closed the first North American Congress on Mercy on Nov. 15. Read More...

A Continent Shifts Toward God

The resulting good for an entire hemisphere will be both immeasurable and profound. Read More...

'Our Great Hope'

The following are some of the reflections by the President of the North American Congress on Mercy, Fr. Matthew R. Mauriello, who served as master of ceremonies for the two-day event, Nov. 14-15. Read More...

How Mercy and Judgment Fit Together

Read the transcript of Bishop Lori's homily at the North American Congress on Mercy on Nov. 14. Read More...

A Message for 'the Greatest Sinners'

At 18 I honestly believed I was the only one not having sex. I gave in to peer pressure and slept with someone I was seeing occasionally. Read More...

An Explosion of Mercy

What pilgrims witnessed over two historic days in Washington, D.C., was the launching of an awareness of God's mercy, afresh, in North America. Read More...

What the Lord Wants From Us

"Jesus Himself calls us to deeds of mercy, by words and by prayers," Cardinal Sch├Ânborn writes in a letter to mercy congress planners and participants. Read More...

What's Now and What's Next?

"This hope is essential to the Christian mission of evangelization," said Fr. Patrice Chocholski, general secretary of the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy. Read More...

'The Medicine of Mercy'

Through sin, "we have, in effect, run away from home," Dr. Hahn said. "We have done what the Prodigal Son did. We've disinherited ourselves." Read More...

Mary: Masterpiece of Mercy

A gifted, young Marian priest injects a serious dose of the feminine into the North American Congress on Mercy. Read More...

Seven Highlights from a Weekend of Mercy

David Came, executive editor of Marian Helper magazine, shares his notebook from the Mercy Congress. Read More...

The Building Blocks of Faith

The bricks and mortar that is the John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, D.C., itself spoke a message of mercy. Read More...

Meet the Mercy Experts!

Who will you meet at the upcoming Divine Mercy Networking Forum? Here's a who's who ... Read More...

'What the World Needs Right Now'

The Mercy Congress is not intended to just be a weekend to come together and feel good, says Fr. Donald. It's intended to inspire people to live out the mercy message. Read More...

Mercy Takes to the Airwaves

"Mercy: Our Hope" is not only the theme for the upcoming Mercy Congress, but also the guiding truth for the modern mercy movement. Read More...

Will You, Too, Say Yes?

Like Mercy Congress witness Kellie Ross, we are all called to spread mercy in North America and beyond. It takes one word: "Yes." Read More...

Promoting Mercy and NACOM

Rick hopes that by attending NACOM, he can share God's mercy with others "so mercy can be put into action." Read More...

Mercy Congress Plans Take Shape

The North American Congress on Mercy (NACOM) is set for Nov. 14-15, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, in Washington, D.C. Read More...

'A Grace-Filled Opportunity'

"We need to rely on the goodness of the Lord more than ever," says Bishop William E. Lori, the episcopal advisor to the upcoming North American Congress on Mercy. Read More...

'Mercy: Our Hope'

The 2009 North American Congress on Mercy will take "Mercy: Our Hope" as its theme. The gathering is set for Nov. 14-15 in Washington, D.C. Read More...

'NACOM' Plans Underway for 2009

Planning is now under way for the North American Congress on Mercy (NACOM), with the Marians of the Immaculate Conception providing key strategic direction. Read More...

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