Year of Mercy Gatherings (St. Michael’s and Stark Deanery, OH) 2015-2016

This page includes materials for the Year of Mercy, inspired by multiple presentations and groups, including: 

Mercy Logo

Spirits and Spirituality (Canton, OH):

Summer and the Pace of Mercy. Presented by Justin Huyck (June 2, 2016)

Mardi Gras and Mercy. Presented by Fr. Shawn Conoboy and Diana Hancharenko (January 28, 2016)

Mercy for the Poor. Presented by Deacon Chris Germak (November 14, 2015)

Spirits and Spirituality is a monthly gathering for young adults (20’s and 30’s) at Canton Brewing Company, hosted by St. Michael the Archangel, St. Anthony/All Saints, and Little Flower Parishes 


St. Michael’s Faith Groups and Gatherings (Canton, OH):

 2016 Lenten Mission: Experiencing and Living God’s Mercy. Led by Fr. James McKarns, Miguel Chavez, Sr. Carolyn Capuano (Lent 2016)

Women’s Book Study: Be Merciful (Lent 2016)

January Men’s Retreat: Men of Mercy and the Spirit. Led by Fr. Donald King (January 16, 2016)

St. Michael’s Bible Study: Mercy (Fall 2015)


This page features reflections and resources, drawn from the wisdom of the various St. Michael’s faith groups and gatherings during and leading up to the Year of Mercy.

Helpful Guidelines for Faith Sharing Groups



Awakened to Mercy

This reflection is inspired by our various gatherings at St. Michael’s during the Year of Mercy to date, including various faith groups during the Fall and Winter and, especially, our Lenten Mission.



  • Mercy Bookmark for “Summer and the Pace of Mercy” (Spirits and Spirituality, June 2016)


Online Resources on Mercy (General):


Jubilee Year of Mercy Videos from Catholic News Service:


Catholic Relief Services “Mercy is…” Video Series:


Books on Mercy: 

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