This is the logo for the Holy Year of Mercy, which opens Dec. 8 and runs until Nov. 20, 2016. (CNS/courtesy of Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization) See JUBILEE-MERCY May 5, 2015.

December 8,2015 marks the beginning of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy with the opening of the Holy Door and the call Pope Francis wrote in a letter marking the year “to rediscover the richness encompassed by the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.”

Watch and listen to Superior General Brother Robert Schieler, FSC reflect on the beginning of the Year of Mercy.

Read the text from the video of Superior General Brother Robert Schieler, FSC.