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Mission and Purpose

The purpose is to foster a “rediscovery” of the sacrament of Reconciliation in response to the continuing call from Pope Benedict XVI.  This effort focuses on helping the faithful to arrive at a “Personal Encounter with Jesus Christ in the sacrament of His Mercy”.

To following are developed and implemented to achieve this purpose:

• Various printed resources:

- Personal Encounter with Jesus Christ brochure published by the Rosary Evangelization Apostolate with Ecclesiastical Approval.

- Encounter with Mercy booklet published with an Imprimatur in collaboration with Circle Press and distributed through Catholic Word. Includes a Foreword by Justin Cardinal Rigali.

• Co-sponsor of the ongoing Season of Mercy Initiative for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

dolanThe Sacrament of Mercy branch was formed as part of the Rosary Evangelization Apostolate on Feb. 1, 2009 with the approval of Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of Milwaukee, who was the Apostolate’s Episcopal Advisor at the time

 

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Archbishop of Milwaukee
Most Rev. Jerome E. Listecki
Episcopal Advisor of the Sacrament of Mercy Branch

 

hyingBishop of Gary, Indiana
Most Rev. Donald Hying
Spiritual Advisor for the Sacrament of Mercy Branch

 

View Letters to Pope Benedict XVI

2009 Letters

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2011 Letters

Cover letter to Apostolic Nuncio 12 12 2011
Cover letter to Benedict XVI  12 12 2011
Dec 12 2011  letter to pope benedict XVI from REA
Letter vatican 1 2 2012
Sacrament of Mercy Initiative report Dec 12, 2011 to Holy Father

 

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