CCS 060 Celebrating Mercy

Celebrating Mercy is the guidebook for all diocesan and religious communities, parishes, and shrines. Celebrating Mercy is one of a series of eight books, the official catechetical resource for the Jubilee of Mercy created by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization at the request of Pope Francis.

Course Structure and Highlights

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: The Liturgical Year
Lesson 3: The Celebration of the Sacraments
Lesson 4: The Sacraments of Healing
Lesson 5: What is Prayer?
Lesson 6: Praying as One
Lesson 7: Lectio Divina - Part One
Lesson 8: Lectio Divina - Part Two
Lesson 9: Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Rites - Part One
Lesson 10: Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Rites - Part Two


Dr. Stephane Saulnier


Celebrating Mercy. Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee. Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, 2015.


Catechism of the Catholic Church.
The Holy Bible.


Celebrating Mercy consists of ten lessons and ten assignments, as well as weekly discussions; with each assignment weighted at 10% (percent) of the total grade. Completion of the entire course is determined by either a pass or fail.

Technical Skills and Equipment Requirements

  • You must have Internet access. A high speed connection, either ADSL or cable, is recommended.
  • You should know how to use a web browser to navigate the web to locate educational resources and download files.
  • You will need the files management skills necessary to create directories, to save files and to retrieve files.