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Mercy in Action Mug
Mercy in Action Mug
Mercy in Action Mug

Mercy in Action Mug

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Here in Detroit we are all about “Unleashing the Gospel”! Pope Francis, in Joy of the Gospel, writes, “the kerygma has a clear social content: at the very heart of the Gospel is life in community and engagement with others. The content of the first proclamation has an immediate moral implication centered on charity.” What does this mean? It means that, like faith, according to St. James, evangelization without works is dead.

Pope Francis is also clear that there can be no evangelization without the spoken and explicit proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ — we could not agree more! As parish communities we have to keep two things in balance: witness and proclamation. If proclamation is not partnered with demonstrations of fraternal love for our neighbors, we appear to the world out of touch with our own message.

To remind the faithful of our need to practice this kind of evangelization — what Archbishop Vigneron calls “evangelical charity” in his pastoral letter Unleash the Gospel — the Archdiocese of Detroit is sponsoring the fifth annual Mercy in Action Day of Service on Saturday, October 17th.

Add a splash of color to your morning coffee or tea ritual! These ceramic mugs not only have a beautiful design on them, but also a colorful rim, handle, and inside, so the mug is bound to spice up your mug rack.

• Ceramic
• Height: 3.85" (9.8 cm)
• Diameter: 3.35" (8.5 cm)
• White print area
• Color rim, inside, and handle
• Dishwasher and microwave safe