Free Year of Mercy App

365 Days to Mercy  (Free) Apple and Android. Our Sunday Visitor is offering its free Year of Mercy app to help you in your journey through this special jubilee year designated by Pope Francis. The official Year of Mercy is December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016, but daily inspiration, stories, and news will be in the app beginning November 20, 2015, giving you, as developers note, a full 365 Days to Mercy. The theme for the year, ‘Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful,’ is supported in this app which offers:x
Year of Mercy App

  • An explanation of the Year of Mercy, Indulgences for the Year of Mercy and the significance of Holy Doors
  • Daily Mercy reflections
  • Everyday Scripture reflections
  • A Calendar of Jubilee Year events
  • Year of Mercy resources
  • Daily Pope tweets
  • Year of Mercy news stories
  • Chaplet of Divine Mercy
  • Articles teaching about Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

The app draws on the reliable Catholic resources from Our Sunday Visitor including:

  • Daily reflections written specifically for the Year of Mercy
  • Year-long coverage of Year of Mercy events from OSV News
  • Excerpts from official catechetical resources
  • Excerpts from OSV books and products

How will this app help you? As developers note, “Mercy lies at the very heart of the Christian message. Pope Francis envisions a year in which we will become more merciful in our own lives and share God’s mercy with others.” The resources in this app put valuable prayers, Catholic teaching, Scripture and meditations at your fingertips to assist you in growing in your understanding of the Father’s mercy, accepting His mercy and giving mercy.

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Author:Jennifer Kane

Content Evangelist, Jennifer Kane, is a secular Carmelite (OCDS), wife, mother, grandmother who worked for more than 30 years in marketing/communications which included 20 years in radio broadcasting including news director. She holds degrees in Journalism/Communication (BA) and English (MA) from St. Bonaventure University. In 2016 she authored the Vatican application for minor basilica status for The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, New York. Pope Francis granted that title in 2017. Research on the basilica formed the basis of her history book, A Place Set Apart. She previously authored the book, A Worthy and Capable Clergyman, the second part of the history book in a slightly different format. She is founder and editor of the website,, the #1 English language website cataloging/reviewing Catholic apps for mobile devices.

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6 Comments on “Free Year of Mercy App”

  1. November 9, 2015 at 9:50 am #

    Since I have joined this site I have not been disappointed. But this is the most exciting news yet. Thank you so much. Sr Ann of the Daughters of St Paul.

    • November 9, 2015 at 10:03 am #

      So glad it is of benefit to you. Thank you for joining!

  2. Kathy
    November 10, 2015 at 10:11 pm #

    How do I download this Mercy app?

    • November 11, 2015 at 1:42 am #

      Simply click the links in the article on your mobile device for either iOS (Apple) or Android and it should take you to the download site.

  3. November 19, 2015 at 4:29 pm #

    Thanks for the great review! I wanted to let everyone know that we’ve added sections on Indulgences for the Year of Mercy and all about Holy Doors!


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