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Interreligious Pilgrimage to the Holy Door

The Jubilee of Mercy was formally declared through the papal bull Misericordiæ Vultus, issued on April 11, 2015, which emphasizes the importance of mercy and the need to ‘gaze’ on it; the bull also recalls the need for the Church … Continue reading

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Holy Year of Mercy opens in Rome

by Matthew Doeing This past Tuesday, a handful of Lay Centre students made a pilgrimage to the Vatican for quite a special occasion: the initiation of a new Jubilee — the “Holy Year of Mercy.” As the Holy Father has … Continue reading

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Students join diocesan pilgrimage to Assisi

By Filipe Domingues Some of our Lay Centre residents joined a pilgrimage to Assisi last Saturday, organized by the Diocesan Campus Ministry of Rome (Pastorale Universitaria). Every year, 3,000-5,000 undergraduate and graduate students living in Rome gather in St Francis’ medieval town. This year, … Continue reading

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Discover Rome’s treasures this July with The Lay Centre

The Lay Centre is offering a unique opportunity this July to explore the spiritual, cultural and theological treasures of Rome. Over the years, The Lay Centre has had friends who have come during the summer to explore Rome, but at … Continue reading

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Saint Mary students walk in footsteps of Early Christians

Seventeen undergraduate students from Saint Mary’s College of California, along with three of their professors, are in Rome for a one-month intensive course, titled Walking in the Footsteps of the Early Christians. As part of its programs for international groups, … Continue reading

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The Lay Centre hosts FADICA retreat

                As part of their pilgrimage to Rome, members of FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) came to The Lay Centre for an afternoon retreat. Fr. Felix Körner, S.J., offered a … Continue reading

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A private visit of the Sistine Chapel

The Lay Centre has been assisting FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) with their Rome pilgrimage that has as its theme, Going Out: Living the Gospel with Joy. Take a look at their Facebook page to see pictures of their busy days … Continue reading

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