Category Archives: Mercy

Response to the Orlando Terrorist Massacre

Share the post “Response to the Orlando Terrorist Massacre” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint On behalf of the people of Immaculate Conception Parish allow me to express our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the terrorist attack in Orlando.  … Continue reading

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The Madness of Mercy: Jacques Derrida on Forgiveness by Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “The Madness of Mercy: Jacques Derrida on Forgiveness by Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint   In this brief meditation (and, quite frankly, rather “thick” in the best sense of the term) we will focus on one key idea … Continue reading

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Every (Sun)Day Is “Divine Mercy” (Sun)Day:by Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “Every (Sun)Day Is “Divine Mercy” (Sun)Day:by Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Every (Sun)Day Is “Divine Mercy” (Sun)Day: Every Eucharist, a Thanksgiving for God’s Mercy Pope Francis issued his Bull of Indiction, Misericordiae Vultus (“The Face of Mercy”), on … Continue reading

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Fool’s Pardon: Part II by Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “Fool’s Pardon: Part II by Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Fool’s Pardon: A Meditation in Two Parts on Mercy as Sheer Gift of Accepting and Offering (Inter)Personal Forgiveness II In the previous meditation (Part I) we explored a … Continue reading

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When We Go… to the Poor by Fr. Richard Rock, C.M.

Share the post “When We Go… to the Poor by Fr. Richard Rock, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Here’s an interesting reflection by Fr. Richie Rock, C.M. It’s short yet profound. Fr. Rock is a priest of the Vincentian order.  He’s also a … Continue reading

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Fool’s Pardon by Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “Fool’s Pardon by Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Fool’s Pardon: A Meditation in Two Parts on Mercy as Sheer Gift of Accepting and Offering (Inter)Personal Forgiveness I We begin with a comment concerning the title of this meditation, … Continue reading

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I Like You Just Because…: Mercy as the Surprise of Sheer Gift by Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “I Like You Just Because…: Mercy as the Surprise of Sheer Gift by Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint   I Like You Just Because…: Mercy as the Surprise of Sheer Gift Whether the “gospel” begins with the tragic … Continue reading

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Facing Mercy by Fr. Michael Whalen, C.M.

Share the post “Facing Mercy by Fr. Michael Whalen, C.M.” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Facing Mercy: In the Reign of God’s Mercy There Are No Anonymous Faces in Crowds Writers often acknowledge the importance of opening words and lines.  Images grab; words beckon; tones … Continue reading

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Giving the Guy a Break by Monsignor Ferrarese

Share the post “Giving the Guy a Break by Monsignor Ferrarese” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint There are various ways we New Yorkers speak that loses others very quickly who do not grow up here. I am not sure where different expressions come from … Continue reading

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