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Opening of the Holy Door for the Jubilee Year of Mercy

  • Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart Newark, NJ (map)

On Sunday, December 13 His Holiness, Pope Francis, will open the Holy Door of the Papal Archbasilica of St. John in the Lateran -- the Cathedral of the Diocese of Rome -- to mark the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Here in the Archdiocese of Newark, Archbishop John Myers will join in communion with the Holy Father by opening the Holy Door Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, at the beginning of the 12 noon Mass.

All are welcome to attend Mass at the Cathedral Basilica on December 13 and begin their celebration of this special year of Mercy and rediscover the richness encompassed by the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.

Earlier Event: December 12
Carol Sing & Creche Blessing
Later Event: December 14
Rosary Altar Society Christmas Party