In this definitive guide to the Jubilee of Mercy, EWTN's Rome Correspondent, Joan Lewis, takes you back in time for a look at the history of Jubilees, and then brings you to the present with a visit to the seven pilgrim basilicas of Rome and the immeasurable treasures of Rome and the Vatican.
Joan shares with you the many special graces you can receive this year, as well as countless fun facts such as the significance of the Holy Doors, the key features of Catholic architecture, the liturgical customs that are unique to the Jubilee of Mercy, how to obtain an indulgence, and so much more.
Whether you make a pilgrimage to Rome or are celebrating this extraordinary year in your own home, there's no better guide than EWTN's Joan Lewis.
"A Holy Year in Rome is the perfect gift for anyone who desires to learn more about the Church and the place it calls home."
"Leave it to Joan to make us feel at home in Rome! For those of you able to accept the invitation of Pope Francis to come as pilgrims to the city of Peter and Paul, make sure you bring Joan’s book with you!"
Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Archbishop of New York
"Thank you, Joan, for making Rome all the more accessible to all of us."
Cardinal Donald Wuerl
Archbishop of Washington
"Joan Lewis provides each pilgrim with thoughtful insights and practical details which are essential for a fruitful pilgrimage to the Eternal City."
Archbishop Rino Fisichella
President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization