Pope Francis has declared the celebration of an extraordinary Holy year. This “Jubilee of Mercy” began on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, and will conclude on November 20, 2016 with the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. This page will provide news, updates, and resources on the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

Bishop Noonan delivered a homily during the Prayer Vigil to Dry Tears on May 5, 2016 at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Winter Park. His words offered hope and consolation to members of the community seeking God’s mercy in their lives.

In the video below, Bishop John Noonan speaks about the beautiful gift of God’s mercy.

Bishop Noonan Introduces the Year of Mercy from Diocese of Orlando on Vimeo. 

Bishop Noonan gave this homily at the Mass on December 13 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe with the opening of the diocesan holy door.