The Year of Mercy

Pope Francis designated a Jubilee Year of Mercy from 8th December 2015 until the Feast of Christ the King 2016. The Year of Mercy was the main focus for parish renewal during this time, and even though the Year itself in finished, the resources below continue to offer material on the important theme of mercy.

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Whithorn Holy Door Service 2
Whithorn Holy Door Service 3
Bishop blesses Holy Door
People processs throuygh Holy Door 2
Bishop during ceremony
Bishop receives gift of book from Trust

Following the ceremony Bishop Nolan was a guest of the Whithorn Trust, visiting the exhibition with Fr William, and meeting the Trustees of the Trust. He was also presented with a gift of a book about the tomb of St Ninian.