The Diocese of Des Moines

The Diocese of Des Moines will offer prayer and faith sharing resources during the Jubilee of Mercy.


Prayer cards: English, Spanish, Vietnamese


Face of Mercy

   This is a document in which Pope Francis announces the holy year, reformatted to include breakout session reflection questions and pictures for parish and school study groups


Holy Doors

   Theology behind the Door of Mercy

     Prayer ritual for opening a holy door

   Indulgences: Pope Francis outlined the indulgences available to those who follow certain steps during the Jubilee of Mercy. Because the Holy Father wants mercy to be available to everyone everywhere, he outlines steps for indulgences available to those who are ill and cannot leave their homes and for those who are incarcerated and desire the experience the mercy of God.