The opening of the Holy Door
The introductory rite of the giubileo is the opening of the Holy Door, a door that is open only during the Holy Year, while in other years remains walled. Have a Holy Door the four major basilicas of Rome: St. Peter, St. John Lateran, St. Paul Outside the Walls and St. Mary Major, the Holy Doors of the other Basilicas it will be opened after the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica. The rite of opening the Holy Door symbolically expresses the idea that, during the Jubilee, is offered to the faithful an extraordinary journey to safety.
Appointments on Tuesday December 8, 2015
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Third Sunday of Advent
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, and in the cathedrals of the world.
Friday, January 1, 2016
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
World Day for Peace.
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
Monday January 25, 2015
Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls.
The Giubileo in antiquity ancient times
Among the Jews, the Jubilee year was declared a saint falling every 50 years, in which it was meant to restore equality to all the children of Israel, offering new possibilities to families which had lost their property and even their personal freedom.
The rich, however, the jubilee year reminded that the time would come when their Israelite slaves would once again become their equals and would be able to reclaim their rights.
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