Presenter: Fr. Wade Menezes
Women of Grace is pleased to present "Extraordinary Mercy: Living the Fullness of the Jubilee Year" a special Year of Mercy webinar presented by Fr. Wade Menezes, CPM of the Fathers of Mercy.
During this webinar, Fr. Wade will present specifically on the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy called for by Pope Francis!
Topics to be covered include:
- What is a Jubilee Year and what are its origins?
- Why focus specifically on the attribute of God's mercy for a Jubilee Year?
- What are some "concrete actions" one can carry out during the Jubilee Year of Mercy to help make it prove most beneficial?
- How do the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy fit into the Jubilee Year?
- What, exactly, is the Theology of Pilgrimage and how does it fit into the Jubilee Year along with the doctrine of the Plenary Indulgence?
Fr. Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM is a member of the Fathers of Mercy, a missionary preaching Religious Congregation based in Auburn, Kentucky. Ordained a priest during the Great Jubilee Year 2000, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Thought from the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, Canada and his dual Master of Arts and Master of Divinity Degrees in Theology from Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. His secular college degrees are in journalism and communications.
Fr. Wade is currently the Assistant General and has served as Director of Vocations and Director of Seminarians for the Fathers of Mercy. Fr. Wade has also served as the Chaplain-in-Residence at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville, Alabama. While at the Shrine, Fr. Wade was a daily Mass celebrant, homilist and confessor; he also gave spiritual conferences on specialized points of Catholic Christian doctrine to the many pilgrims who visit the Shrine. Both the Monastery and Shrine are affiliated with EWTN, the Eternal Word Television Network.
Fr. Wade has been a contributing writer for a number of Catholic publications and is a regular on EWTN television and radio and several other outlets including Ave Maria Radio, Guadalupe Radio Network, Covenant Network Radio, Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, and Voice of Virtue International.