(Right) Bishop of Minna, Nigeria, Most Rev. Martin Uzoukwu, DD, and (Left) the Bishop of Malolos, Philippines, Most Rev. Jose Francisco Oliveros, DD, who is currently battling cancer, share the joy of God’s Mercy at WACOM 4.
The Experience of God’s Mercy
By Melanie Williams (Jan 20, 2017)
The fourth day of the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy was held at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Mariloa, Bulacan, in the Philippines. The focus of the day was the experience of God’s mercy.
The 100-ft. statue of The Divine Mercy was erected in Bulacan, Philippines, to commemorate WACOM 4.
To experience God’s mercy, international delegates at WACOM 4 took pilgrimages to various “places of mercy” in that region in the Philippines — orphanages, hospitals, elderly homes, and other apostolates for the poor. In the afternoon, the National Secretariat for Social Action-Justice and Peace for the Philippines, Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona, OCD, DD, spoke on “Witnessing to the Mercy of God as the Church of and for the Poor.” Continue reading