Beth Jennings-White is the Director for the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship for the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Yesterday, Pope Francis closed the Holy Door of Mercy at St. Peter’s Basilica marking the end to the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which began last December. He reminded us, “Even if the Holy Door closes, the true door of mercy, which is the heart of Christ, always remains open for us.”
These past few weeks, I have been in several meetings with different groups, concerning a variety of topics, and an odd thing keeps happening. A common theme keeps surfacing from different voices: “how can I be a good neighbor?”