A great example of mercy is the parable of the prodigal son.
Now that the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis has begun, it is good to meditate on this important virtue so that we can discover new and better ways to live it out in our daily lives. In this meditation we will consider:
How God is merciful to us
What the Scriptures say about mercy
The nature of mercy
Why it is so important that we live mercy ourselves
Every nativity scene you look at always has Mary, our holy mother with her son and St Joseph, her spouse.
Now that we are in Advent, we want to prepare well for Christmas. A good way to do this is by the hand of Our Lady. After all, she too prepared for the birth of Christ. In this meditation we consider nine lessons Our Lady gives us about how to prepare for this great feast: