The Jubilee spirit

The Jubilee spirit

Areas of focus for the Jubilee and related articles from HORIZON, VISION, and other sources

Living the Jubilee spirit includes focusing on these urgent areas: 

  • Forgiveness
  • Prayer/ Faith
  • Peace 
  • Care for creation 
  • Poverty 
  • Refugees/ Migration
  • Modern slavery/ Human trafficking
  • Debt/ Debt forgiveness




How mercy connects to vocation
By Brother Jonathan Beebe C.S.C., Sister Camille D’Arienzo R.S.M., Sister Michelle Lesher S.S.J., and Brother William Sprauer O.S.B.

“Reconciliation within and among religious communities,” by Sister Margaret Elleta Guider, O.S.F.

“Practicing forgiveness in vocation ministry,” by Sister Virginia Herbers, A.S.C.J.

Vocation ministers can follow St. Paul’s path toward reconciliation
By Sister Kathryn J. Hermes F.S.P

Vocation ministers as ambassadors for Christ: a reconciling presence
By Cardinal Joseph Tobin C.S.S.R.


Heaping helpings of mercy
By Alice Camille

Accept the gift of forgiveness
By Father Britto M. Berchmans and Caroline Hopkinson

Back in God's embrace: How to make a good Confession
By Patrice J. Tuohy




Reason for our hope: a testimony to our life, death, and resurrection in Christ Jesus
By Sister Addie Lorraine Walker S.S.N.D.

Feed your spirit: Receiving the adjacent possible
By Sister Margo Ritchie C.S.J.

What gives me hope
By Jennifer Gordon S.C.L. and Mary Catharine Perry O.P.

Hope in an anxious age
By Sr. Doris Gottemoeller R.S.M.
Hope in an anxious age

Hope begins where hope begins
By Michael Downey





A user’s guide on the ways to pray
By Linus Mundy

Art: A way into prayer
By Sister Penelope Martin, O.C.D.

5 ways to better prayer
By Sister Melannie Svoboda, S.N.D.

Pray always
By Father Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I.

8 questions and answers to your prayers
By Carol Schuck Scheiber, drawn from the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Full of grace: Reclaiming the Rosary


Profession of Faith


Profession of Faith


A Creed to believe in
By Patrice J. Tuohy

10 Great things about being Catholic
By Alice Camille


Care for creation


Laws in creation care


Vocation ministry in a connected, ecologically fragile world
By Brother David Andrews, C.S.C.


What Pope Francis wants you to know about the environment
By Carol Schuck Scheiber

Vocation takes cultivation
By Sister Elizabeth Wagner

Rural religious take to the highways and byways
By Carol Schuck Scheiber

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